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Warrington’s RLWC2021 Fixtures Confirmed

Warrington’s RLWC2021 Fixtures Confirmed

Some positive news for Warrington – our three fixtures have been confirmed for next year’s World Cup and I think it’s fair to say we have some exciting games to look forward too! Next year, the Halliwell Jones Stadium will play host to: New Zealand vs Lebanon - Sunday...

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Derek’s Volunteer Story

Derek’s Volunteer Story

I was fortunate to be selected to become a Game Changer at the original influx of Game Changers. As I had recently  retired I had some spare time on my hands, I read that the Foundation was looking for volunteers (Game Changers)  with a number of specific roles,...

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Phil’s Volunteer Story

Phil’s Volunteer Story

Remembering the sad and lonely state I was in, feeling isolated after the loss of my lovely wife, Carol, in April 2016. I was in a very difficult state of mind and health. My life was changed from being happy, friendly and a sociable guy to one who didn't want to...

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Sophie’s Story

Sophie’s Story

Competitively I started playing sports at age 6, playing football for my local team Eagle Sports and the rest is history. I wanted to do everything as a kid, football, golf, rugby, netball, hockey, and running, anything I could compete in really. My Dad put 99% of his...

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Mike and Rowan’s Story

Mike and Rowan’s Story

Simply put the Foundation has given me a purpose. Since my accident my world as I knew it totally changed and this was emotionally crippling. I felt as though at the age of 38 my life was over, I could no longer drive, I couldn’t return to the job I had held for 14...

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Angie’s Volunteer Story

Angie’s Volunteer Story

My background is teaching. I taught for 40 years, 29 of which were at Beamont (William Beamont) High School. I decided to retire in August 2019 and have a change of life!! Throughout my time at Beamont I was a member of the Leadership team as well as teaching ICT. I...

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Amelia’s Volunteer Story

Amelia’s Volunteer Story

I have been with the Foundation as a Young Trustee for 7 years and have had so many amazing opportunities. I've been to Kenya to help take Rugby League to a new community, a trip we had to help plan and fundraise for ourselves. From being a Young Trustee I also got...

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Cath & Bethany’s Story

Cath & Bethany’s Story

Bethany was born prematurely in 2009. At just nine months old she wasdiagnosed with Kabuki Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. She also suffers from associated learning difficulties, hearing loss, developmental delay, hypotonia, speech delay and sensory needs. When...

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Issac’s Volunteer Story

Issac’s Volunteer Story

I spent 2 years as a ball boy at Warrington Wolves and as this came to an end I still wanted to be involved with the club so I emailed Neil and he told me all about the Young Trustees and what they do and I joined from there. Since joining I've been on a life-changing...

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Graeme’s Volunteer Story

Graeme’s Volunteer Story

I became a volunteer with Warrington Wolves Foundation in 2011. Around September of that year, I was at a very low ebb, I was unemployed and had a few interviews but was always overlooked for the jobs. I then saw a volunteer opportunity for the club, who at the time...

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Watsons Solicitors Will Week

Watsons Solicitors Will Week

Warrington-based Watsons Solicitors is once again hoping to convert its support for a charitable cause into valuable funds as part of its annual Will Week event. Will Week, which runs between November 11-15, allows people to receive a free will in return for a...

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Offload at Christmas

Offload at Christmas

For many of us Christmas brings opportunities to socialise, spend time with loved ones, reconnect and refocus on whats important to us. As the darker nights draw to a close, we start to contemplate how we will fill our time, maybe making a commitment to doing...

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Curious Minds

Curious Minds

Trying to dance with oddly shaped balls.... Delivering a cultural programme within a sports organisation does come with its challenges but it's also ensured that I have become an expert advocate for arts and culture! Questions are raised as to "why does a sport...

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Offload Project

Offload Project

For many of us the summer months bring opportunities to socialise, spend time with loved ones, reconnect with the world and refocus on whats important to us. As the lighter nights draw to a close, we start to contemplate how we will fill our time, maybe making a...

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