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Wolves learning disability RL team “roared on” by fans


WARRINGTON Wolves learning disability RL team was roared on by supporters when they played at Rugby League’s Dacia Magic Weekend event at Anfield Stadium.
They were taking part in the launch of the Community Integrated Care Learning Disability Super League.
Super League and the Rugby Football League (RFL) partnered with the national social care charity, Community Integrated Care, to create a ground-breaking adapted form of rugby league for people with learning disabilities and autism.
Twelve major RL clubs took part – including Warrington Wolves.
The launch gave almost 160 people the opportunity to play in front of tens of thousands of people at the famous home of Liverpool FC Playing in the halftime slot of the headline fixtures of the Dacia Magic Weekend, the Learning Disability Super League teams took centre stage at the event, which was attended by 56,869 people.
Mark Adams, CEO of Community Integrated Care, said: “We believe that the launch of the Community Integrated Care Learning Disability Super League at Anfield was one of the most significant moments in our 31-year history and an unprecedented success for the social care sector.
“We have been humbled and astounded by the impact this has made on players and their loved ones and the support that we’ve been given by the public. This has only been possible because of the values and commitment of Super League, the RFL, the clubs, and the entire rugby league family. This project delivers more than just the opportunity to participate in the great game of rugby league – it brings communities together, creating unforgettable opportunities and changes lives.”


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