New 'Tryz on Tour' sessions boost participation in Mayfield's inclusive rugby programme

Date published: 13 June 2024

Rochdale Mayfield ARLFC has created new engaging new sessions visiting service providers and organisations, as part of a drive to deliver sessions in familiar surroundings.

The captive 'Tryz on Tour' sessions are part of an exciting and rewarding venture that demonstrates the club's ambition to continually progress and provide a platform for everyone to access some form of rugby league.

The sessions aim to provide a fun and engaging environment to introduce disabled children and young people in the borough of Rochdale to the sport.

The benefits, say the club, are already visible, with club session attendance “at its highest”, seeing familiar faces from the on-tour visits now fully involved in club activities.

Rochdale Mayfield ARLFC has been engaged in community-based sports activities for all age groups in the Borough for over 35 years. The club is in the final process of becoming an official RFL Community Wellbeing Hub.

It has a family and community-centered ethos, aiming to bring together residents and their children from various deprived areas and backgrounds.

Carl Abraham, Rochdale Mayfield ARLFC development officer said: "We are grateful for the opportunity, and for us, having one participant at our sessions is a success.

"It is not just about creating teams but about offering individuals the chance to get involved in something different.

“We believe and want all individuals to be active, feel part of something special, and if they have a rugby ball in their hands, then it is an added bonus."

For more information on the sessions, email Carl on:

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