Vikings Players Make School Appearances

Vikings Players Make School Appearances widnesvikings.co.uk
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27th March 2017

Members of Widnes Vikings first team made visits to schools across Widnes this week, helping to introduce local children to rugby league and inspire healthy lifestyles.

Jordan Johnstone and MacGraff Leuluai visited All Saints Upton Primary School on Tuesday afternoon. They took questions from children about how to become a rugby league player, what inspired them growing up, and living healthy lifestyles.

Widnes Vikings forward, Alex Gerrard, visited Oakfield Primary School on Thursday to help Vikings Community Coaches with a Sky Try session. The Sky Try programme aims to increase the amount of viewers, spectators and participants in Rugby League, helping to grow the sport. The children took part in a sports and activity session with the star. who helped them practice their rugby league skills. 

Richard Munson, Community Integrated Director at Widnes Vikings, says: “Player appearances with local schools and community groups are really important to us,"

"It's always nice to see the excitement from the children when they meet their Vikings heroes. We're proud to be helping to involve local children with the Club and to grow our fantastic sport." 

Vikings Players Make School Appearances widnesvikings.co.uk