Currently in our 22nd year, Men of League have a history of supporting the family of league, and now our name confirms that. Family of League is an independent, grassroots charitable organisation built on the foundation of teamwork and giving back. We are the rugby league charity and we reflect, represent, respect and support all those who love our game…  (more)

Check out our activities in the footy community:

Win a 5-day trip to the 2025 NRL Vegas opener

Purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to make amazing memories at the NRL’s  2025 opening round in Vegas (read more)

Help Shark’s player Nathan Stapleton

Please wrap your arms around Nathan, so he can receive the financial support he needs to   (read more)

Our Corporate sponsors & supporters

Family of League are very grateful for the fantastic support we receive from the  business community  (read more)  

Giving a donation makes a difference

Your donation will impact lives across the rugby league community, from  families to  (read more)

Upcoming fundraising events

Check out the many fun events our committees run to raise funds for our wellbeing activities (read more)  

Vales in our rugby league community

The Family of League Foundation sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the following:   (read more)

What do we do?

Hear rugby league legends explain what Family of League is, and how we assist the rugby league community.

JRLFC engagement

Enjoy a quick glimpse of a recent fundraising event held at the home ground of the Berowra Wallabies JRLFC.

Pasifika connections

Storm player, Jahrome Hughes chats to us about footy and how Family of League fit in to the rugby league community.

 Wellbeing support

Family of League first met Lee in RNSH.                      8 years  later  we catch up and see where life has taken him. 

 Become a member

CEO of the Family of League, Stephen Lowndes, discusses an essential element of our Foundation: membership.

 What happens at events

Enjoy a quick glimpse of one of the many events we run up and down the Eastern States of Australia.

Go Crazy to Support Wellbeing in your Rugby League Community!!!

Yes, this Family of League major event has now commenced. Check out how your team/club can get involved: CLICK HERE

Value of financial support in the past 12 months

Number of people/families financially supported in the past 12 months

Number of wellbeing visits in the past 12 months

Why membership is so important

We have a network of over 5,000 members and volunteers across NSW, Qld, Vic and the ACT. Membership fees greatly assist our wellbeing support. However, as there are many requiring help, growing our membership base is an essential part of our activities (more)

Fun ways to support wellbeing

Every month, across the East Coast of Australia, we run a raft of fundraising events at either golf, bowls, surf or large clubs. So, if you (and your mates) love a fun experience mingling with ex rugby league players, then check out our upcoming events (more)

Help the rugby league family

By purchasing a ticket, you’re not only in the running for a fantastic prize, but you’re also helping make a positive impact in your community of the Rugby League Family (more)

How to help our helping hands

Family of League exists to help those most in need in the rugby league community access financial, social and emotional support. From conversations about mental wellbeing, to a friendly visit just when you need it, to crisis funding for life’s unexpected challenges for those who qualify, we’re here to make a difference. Want to help make that difference? (more)

Wellbeing: the main game for Family of League

Our, and your, foundation provides assistance with urgencies such as surgery, rehabilitation, equipment, specialist care as well as wellbeing visits to homes and hospitals. Plus, we address social isolation and promote mental health (more)

A proud legacy of supporting those that support the game

22yrs of giving back

$10.5+m of support

10,500+hrs of volunteering

Established in 2002 by rugby league greats Ron Coote, Jim Hall and Max Brown, we have provided support and volunteer service to those in the rugby league community, in their most challenging times.

We thank our valued Corporate Sponsors & Supporters

We thank our valued Corporate Members

We thank our valued Sponsors