Vikings win Health award

Vikings win Health award

18th November 2016

Vikings Sport Foundation were delighted to receive an award at the Rugby League Cares awards.

The Foundation picked up the 2016 Rugby League Cares award for Health at the Manchester Bierkeller on Thursday evening, beating other brilliant Foundations in the Sport for the award.

Vikings Sport Foundation were this year's recipients for the award due to the high amount of work conducted in the community, on a range of programmes that are having a positive impact on residents of all ages across the Borough.

Rugby League Cares said on the night that the Vikings Sport Foundation were the winners of this award because their "extensive programme offers unique opportunities to so many people of all abilities. Their reminiscence projects are inspirational."

Richard Munson, Community Integrated Director at Widnes Vikings, spoke of his happiness at being able to pick up this award.

"We are absolutely delighted to have received this award from Rugby League Cares in recognition of our work in Health," he said.

"Working with our key partners from Halton CCG, Halton Borough Council, The Improving Me Vanguard and Community Integrated Care, we have had a brilliant year in terms of delivering new, innovative projects such as Game Changer and First Tackle that have engaged local people in wellbeing activities through the power of sport.

"Finally, I would like to congratulate and thank all the community team for their hard work. Awards like this would not be possible without their dedication."

Vikings win Health award