Mon, 13th April 2015
 
 
 

Manchester High School for Girls Partnership

Salford Red Devils Foundation is pleased to announce their recent partnership with Manchester High School for Girls. MHSG is an independent all-girls school based in Fallowfield, Greater Manchester with a rich history in sport and providing exciting opportunities for its pupils.

 

After initially taking part in the Red Devils ‘Meet the Coach’ sessions, which sees local clubs get to pick the brains of backroom staff, the partnership marks the first time MHSG has taken up rugby league and the project is possible due to the sport’s governing bodies new ‘Sky Tries’ programme.  The aim of Sky Tries is to engage primary and high school children through the vehicle of rugby league. There is a specific focus on touch rugby for high school aged girls and this is what piqued the school's new found interest.


To celebrate the partnership first team Red Devils Ryan Lannon and Matty Gee were joined by mascot Dr Devil at a launch event prior to Easter. Sky’s own presenter, Angela Powers was on hand to cover the day with the partnership to feature of a special edition of ‘Boots n All’ soon

 

Sarah Rowley, the MHSG P.E Teacher leading the partnership said, “ we are so pleased to be a part of the ‘Sky Tries’ programme with the SRDF. The girls are really excited to be getting involved with rugby and are already really seeing the benefits of the partnership. We first worked with the Red Devils at their meet the coach sessions and it has been fantastic for the girls to see what goes on behind the scenes at a local professional sports club’

 

MHSG are one of just 8 local Greater Manchester secondary schools to be involved in the first year of the girl’s Touch RL programme. They will join other schools from across Greater Manchester to find the best at years 7,8 and 9.

 

The Manchester High Girls visited the AJ Bell Stadium for the Widnes game on 26th March to showcase the skills they have picked up as part of the ‘Sky Tries’ scheme. Salford Red Devils Foundation is pleased to announce their recent partnership with Manchester High School for Girls. MHSG is an independent all-girls school based in Fallowfield, Greater Manchester with a rich history in sport and providing exciting opportunities for its pupils.

 

After initially taking part in the Red Devils ‘Meet the Coach’ sessions, which sees local clubs get to pick the brains of backroom staff, the partnership marks the first time MHSG has taken up rugby league and the project is possible due to the sport’s governing bodies new ‘Sky Tries’ programme.  The aim of Sky Tries is to engage primary and high school children through the vehicle of rugby league. There is a specific focus on touch rugby for high school aged girls and this is what piqued the schools new found interest.

 

To celebrate the partnership first team Red Devils Ryan Lannon and Matty Gee were joined by mascot Dr Devil at a launch event prior to Easter. Sky’s own presenter, Angela Powers was on hand to cover the day with the partnership to feature of a special edition of ‘Boots n All’ soon

 

 

Sarah Rowley, the MHSG P.E Teacher leading the partnership said, “ we are so pleased to be a part of the ‘Sky Tries’ programme with the SRDF. The girls are really excited to be getting involved with rugby and are already really seeing the benefits of the partnership. We first worked with the Red Devils at their meet the coach sessions and it has been fantastic for the girls to see what goes on behind the scenes at a local professional sports club’

 

MHSG are one of just 8 local Greater Manchester secondary schools to be involved in the first year of the girl’s Touch RL programme. They will join other schools from across Greater Manchester to find the best at years 7,8 and 9.

 

The Manchester High Girls visited the AJ Bell Stadium for the Widnes game on 26th March to showcase the skills they have picked up as part of the ‘Sky Tries’ scheme. 

 

 
 

 

 
 
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