Mental Health

Marland Yarde Exclusive: I’m enjoying my rugby because I've learnt to appreciate the game more

Yarde is certainly playing with a smile on his face at Sale Sharks as Alex Sanderson’s side close in on a top four finish for the first time in 15 years.
14 May 2021

Ugo Monye Interview: Being a rugby player doesn’t mean you are immune from having a bad time

Monye is a trustee for the RPA’s Charity, Restart, which supports professional rugby players suffering from serious injury, illness, mental health issues or hardship.
11 May 2021

Mental health issues in rugby: “Confide in a team mate, a club mate, a friend”

Talking Rugby Union continues to support mental health awareness and Gary Heatly spoke to a local club in Scotland who have employed a Mental Health Officer to promote positive wellbeing within their rugby community.
28 January 2021

Charlie Beckett Column: Be kind, look out for each other, and let’s get through this together

In his latest column for Talking Rugby Union, Charlie Beckett discusses why reaching out and connecting with people will be so important as we enter a third national lockdown.
7 January 2021

Scottish Premiership player covers 77kms in a day to raise awareness for mental health

Edinburgh Accies’ player Ruairi Campbell and his partner Laura Allan completed their challenge for Support & Offload.
1 December 2020