Danny Sculthorpe


Danny played just under 300 professional rugby league games for Rochdale, Wigan, Castleford, Wakefield, Huddersfield, Bradford and Widnes. Danny played 8 times for England, before a serious spine injury forced him into retirement, Danny suffered from depression quite badly after that and courageously came through the other side, Danny is now a presenter for the STATE OF MIND SPORT charity. He speaks to sports clubs, schools, colleges, universities and workplaces about the importance of looking after your mental health. Danny has recently qualified to deliver Mental Health First Aid training to organisations on behalf of State of Mind Sport.

“State of mind as helped me with my mental health as it gives me purpose and back being part of a team. I’m happier now than I’ve ever been!”