The Charity's objectives are for the benefit of the public generally, both in the United Kingdom and overseas and in particular the inhabitants of Lancashire, Cheshire and Greater Manchester and their surrounding areas. The Trust's objectives are:
- To promote community participation in health recreation by providing facilities for the playing of rugby union and other sports capable of improving health ('facilities' in this sentence means land, buildings, equipment and organising sporting activities.)
- To provide and assist in providing facilities for sport, recreation or other leisure time occupation of such persons who have a need for such facilities by reason of their youth, age, infirmity or disablement, poverty or social and economic circumstances or for the public at large in the interests of social welfare and wit the object of improving their conditions of life.
- To advance the education of children and other persons through such means as the Trustees think fit in accordance with the law of charity, and
- For the general purposes of such charitable bodies or for such other exclusively charitable purposes in each case as the Trustees may from time to time.