Russell’s Journey: Strength, Resilience and the Power of Community
Russell’s Journey: Strength, Resilience and the Power of Community
(The following was written by one of our wonderful wellbeing recipients) On January 8th, our lives took an unexpected turn. At 12:30 PM, (my husband) Russell suffered a severe accident, falling off a ladder while giving a mate a hand. In an instant, our world was turned upside down. Russell sustained a nasty head injury, […]
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Lee Hagipantelis appointed Non-Executive Director of the Family of League Board
Lee Hagipantelis appointed Non-Executive Director of the Family of League Board
The Chair of the Family of League Foundation Helen Wood Grant today announced the appointment of Lee Hagipantelis to the position of Non-Executive Director of rugby league’s charity of choice, Family of League, effective immediately.  Lee has enjoyed a long association with rugby league both as Wests Tigers Chairman for four years and as a […]
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April Monthly Wellbeing Activities
April Monthly Wellbeing Activities
Sometimes it never stops. A gentleman now in his 70s, who in his younger years ran on the paddock as both a player and referee in the beautiful Southern Queensland as well as the North Coastal region of NSW, together with his wife, is sharing a very tough road ahead. Having suffered a heart attack […]
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Roosters fan flying high
Roosters fan flying high
Family of League provided two Roosters fans a ‘morning of a lifetime’, by arranging a visit to the Chooks’ Captains Run and meeting their coach and players. However, these were not average Sydney City fans, read on as dad, James, shares his daughter’s life-long issues and how Family of League provided them a special and […]
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March Monthly Wellbeing Activities
March Monthly Wellbeing Activities
A FOOTY FAMILY BATTLING FOR THEIR SON. A 50-year-old lady, together with her husband and teenage son are hitting crisis point. While both parents have had very active lives with their footy club, their son, who has spent years running on to the paddock since commencing with the Under 7s, is now suffering from Osteosarcoma… […]
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Enjoying the centre of fun at the Central Coast
Enjoying the centre of fun at the Central Coast
WRITTEN BY GREGG KABLE. PUBLICITY OFFICER, CENTRAL COAST COMMITTEE. After several days of torrential rain on the Central Coast it was just like a modern miracle when the sun burst through the clouds and provided us with the best, sunniest day we could ask for. Inspired by this turn of events, the members and their […]
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February Monthly Wellbeing Activities
February Monthly Wellbeing Activities
A veteran of on-field battles doing it tough off-field A mother of three daughters and avid Broncos as well as Warriors supporter, this 30-something player has run on the paddock for over half a dozen teams and grades. In the process of leading a busy life on the field, as well as an active family […]
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What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas… unless you work for Family of League!
What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas… unless you work for Family of League!
LAS VEGAS, NV – National Manager for Fundraising, Partnerships & Events, Doug Keen, recently embarked on a trip of a lifetime with his family, personally funding their visit to the NRL’s Double Header season opener in Las Vegas. This adventure brought back many memories for Doug, specifically his deep involvement with American Rugby League since […]
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Family of League celebrate International Women’s Day
Family of League celebrate International Women’s Day
Check out just how positive the women at Family of League are about International Women’s Day, and how they observe the encouraging progress all around the footy world.
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Darryl Van de Velde
Darryl Van de Velde
The Family of League Foundation sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Darryl Van de Velde. Darryl was part of our family, serving as Director from 2012-2019, being awarded Life Membership in 2017 and was instrumental in the establishment of our Foundation (then Men of League) in Queensland including the formation of […]
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