Day 11 of our Wakefield Trinity Community Foundation Advent Calendar sees us take a look back at how we supported our Ambassador Clubs throughout 2021.
After Community Club Rugby League returned in the middle of this year, the Foundation was dedicated to ramping up the support of our Ambassador Clubs as we helped them regain their feet following the pandemic.
In order to grow the game from a grassroots level, the Foundation was committed to building back better, as March saw the 10 current members of our programme commit for a further two years.
Furthermore, in a bid to develop even further, the Foundation launched its ‘Outreach’ programme, with Lincolnshire’s Immingham Wasps, Northumberland’s Gateshead Storm and Nottinghamshire’s Bassetlaw Bulldogs all signing on for 2021.
This all-new initiative offered increased Rugby League development, formulating partnerships that will grow the game across the country.
The programme did not stop there, however, and despite our ongoing support, the Foundation re-introduced both our ‘Trinity on Tour’ and ‘Trinity Roadshow’ camps, visiting a different club each week.
Throughout these events, participants were offered tailored coaching from our experienced staff, receiving a unique chance to play Rugby League in a different environment.
Speaking on the success of the Ambassador programme in 2021, Rugby League & Inclusion Officer, Charlie Doherty, said, “We are really pleased with how our 10 current Ambassador Clubs have taken to this year’s camps.
“In 2021, this programme has never been more prevalent, offering clubs support as they rebuild after a difficult year.
“We can’t wait to make 2022 bigger and better.”
For more information on how to become an Ambassador Club in 2022, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.