The Mark Hughes Foundation is a charity raising funds to support research, raise awareness for brain cancer and support brain cancer patients.

Media Release: Legends of League 2017

4th July 2017

In partnership with Paladin Sports and charity partner the Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF), the Legends of League (LOL) are bringing back all the big names from yesteryear for one action packed day of ‘old school’ Rugby League. The inaugural LOL Tournament will be held at Central Coast Stadium on Saturday November 18th, 2017. 


The Central Coast region was chosen for its passionate Rugby League fan base, its close proximity to Sydney and for being the gateway to the Hunter region, which has a massive Rugby League following. 


Some of the biggest names in Rugby League have been recruited as Team Ambassadors to promote the event; 

Wendell Sailor 

Danny Buderus 

Steve Menzies 

Andrew Ryan 

Matt King 

Luke Burt 

Craig Wing 

Mark ‘Piggy’ Riddell 


It’s 9 v 9 on a modified field size with a game duration of only 20 minutes. It’s a one day Rugby League festival, with $75,000 prizemoney to be awarded to the winning team. 

% of the gate takings will be donated to the MHF to directly support Beanies for Brain Cancer. 


Other notable Rugby League legends to sign on thus far include; Robbie O’Davis, Michael Buettner, Nathan Blacklock, Solomon Haumono, John Hopoate, Steven Bell, Tim Brasher & Georgie Rose. 

Legends of League Official Launch 

When - Tuesday July 4th at 1030am 

Where - Central Coast Stadium 

Hosted by - Andrew Voss 


* Interviews and photo opportunities on field with all 8 Ambassadors to follow the launch 

For any further media enquiries please contact Matthew Hill on either 0402 136 593 or 

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