Halifax RLFC

The playing dynamic of Halifax RLFC has changed over the past season, and we’re spending the off season knuckling down, developing and growing in size, and aiming to raise the bar off the pitch, too. You’ve met our Players and Coaches, now meet the rest of the Club.


The Board of Directors


Dave Grayson - Operations Director

Dave has 35+ years’ experience in Business Management, including running several Businesses. He's responsible for the Operational side of the business. Having worked closely with Christian, Paul and Simon in his role at the Foundation he is a great asset to the board, helping to improve the running of the club and relationships throughout the supporters. Dave has been a fax fan for over 50 years!


Laurence Turner - Director  



Company Secretary: Steven Bonfield: After loyal sponsorship of the Club and business events with Chadwick Lawrence, Steve came on board to lend a legal hand too.

The Office

Sarah Morgan – General Manager

Sarah has been at the Club for 20+ years, and first watched Halifax at the age of just 3 days old! She deals mainly with football matters, as well as a variety of operational and events duties and thrives on a range of tasks. Sarah is also trained as a stockbroker & qualified management accountant.

Jenna Helliwell – Operations Manager

Jenna’s time at the Club has seen her develop from Reception duties, right up to her current role, 16 years later, dealing with all the Club’s accounts and databases. Jenna loves the family feel at Halifax RLFC and is always rooting for the team. She also worked at FC Halifax Town for 5 years.

Jacob Thewliss - Marketing and Media 

Jacob is the newest addition the office controlling social media, the clubs website, and thinking and planning marketing strategies for the club. He's also studying a Marketing Course alongside managing day to day office jobs.

Chris Mitchell – The Halifax RLFC Foundation 

Chris is the Project Manager for The Halifax RLFC Foudation; driving the progress of all their schemes. Chris oversees every grant and project, always looking for innovative new ways to engage the Community. Chris also works for the Club on matchdays and has been a loyal fan for decades.



Commercial Team

Pete Mcnamara -  07787 192634  or  petermcnamara66@hotmail.com

Tony Lee - 07983 548997  or  midaschan1@yahoo.co.uk 



Media Team 

Jacob Thewliss  -  marketing@haliaxrlfc.co.uk 

Jamie Gray  

Rick Farrell  

The Lottery

Mick Scott – Lottery Manager

Mick began at the Club over 40 years ago, as a player, signed from Siddal. The years that followed saw him raise the Challenge Cup trophy in 1987, play his way to 303 appearances and in to the Hall Of Fame. He’s even taken up numerous roles on the coaching staff over the years. Mick is widely regarded a real Halifax legend and has also supported the Club by building up the Cashfax lottery for 25 years.

Richard Watmough - Lottery Sales

Richard works to recruit members for our various lotteries. He’s worked on the lottery for 12 years now, and recently started up the Club’s Calderdale Cares Lottery. Most people will recognise his friendly face from the half time ‘Golden Gamble’ which he runs, along with other matchday responsibilities. Richard is always happy with his work and encourages anybody to approach him if they’re interested in signing up!


We would like to thank all of our wonderful volunteers, for everything they've done throughout 2019 to make the Club run at it's best. 


If you'd like to volunteer for 2020, we'd love to hear from you! Whether it's an hour on a certain day, a few days per week, or even ad hoc from home. Email marketing@halifaxrlfc.co.uk if you're interested, and let us know what your skills are (whatever they may be) so we can help you fit in nicely!