Warrington Wolves’ David Solomona has expressed his sadness at retiring from rugby league following a 13-year career in the game. The former Bradford Bulls man played for the likes of the Sydney Roosters, Parramatta Eels and Wakefield Wildcats before making the move to Odsal in 2007. David pictured second from the left last year after…
Channel 4 news website carried a story about State of Mind yesterday and includes quotes from Paul Sculthorpe, Jimmy Gittins and Phil Cooper all now State of Mind trainers to the amateur rugby league clubs in the North West
Oldham Roughyeds experienced the State of Mind first team player session in February 2012 and the club under Tony Benson at the time invited State of Mind back to deliver the session to the reserves and youth teams in April.
Bamber Bridge ARLFC have become the first North West amateur rugby league club to confirm the player session to be delivered by former players on the 17th October.
BBC Radio Five Live Sports reporter, Leeds Rhinos fan and rugby league advocate, George Riley has sent State of Mind a picture wearing one of our T-shirts.
The ballboys at the Grand Final on Saturday were from Wigan Warriors and they looked fantastic wearing the State of Mind t-shirts.
The latest Steve Prescott challenge that delivered the match ball to the Grand Final was featured on Boots ‘n’ All last week and there was an update on the State of Mind project aired during this feature. If you wist to access the report by Angela Powers please click on the link below http://www.sportinglife.com/video/23481/8141757/race-to-the-grand-final
The weekend’s Grand Final in Manchester saw 70,000 fans, a new State of Mind film trailer (see below) shown on the big screen at Old Trafford and State of Mind stand in the fanzone with loads of great conversations with lots of mental fitness cards and car stickers given out.
The next phase of the State of Mind project began yesterday and continue Thursday when potential trainers Paul Sculthorpe, Jimmy Gittins (an old hand at this game), Martin Crompton, Paul Highton and Will Stringer were given the background to the project and how it began. Steve McCann was advising from an amateur club perspective.
Rob Andrew was chatting to the State of Mind presenters Jimmy Gittins and Phil Cooper earlier this week. Malcolm Rae co-founder with Ernie Benbow is peering through at the back.