Finding things tough?

We all have times in our lives when things aren’t going the way we’d like. Knowing the signs when you’re struggling, and learning strategies that can help make things easier is a good place to start. Have a look below to read about some of the common struggles we can all face and hear rugby players share their own experiences. 

Depression

Most people have had times in their lives when they’ve felt sad or down. These feelings can be...

Injury

Injuries that affect your ability to play can be one of the biggest challenges rugby players...

Anxiety

Everyone has feelings of anxiety at some point. Whether it’s a job interview, wanting to...

Stress

Stress is a common feeling we all experience at times. Some people see stress as a negative but...

Travel

Travelling away from home to play rugby can be one of the most enjoyable aspects of the game....

Suicide

Having thoughts of wanting to end your life can be really frightening. Wanting it all to end can...

Self-Harm

Having thoughts of wanting to harm yourself can be very scary. For most people self-harm is a...

Grief & Loss

Dealing with grief or losing someone or something you love is one of the hardest things in life....

Anger

Anger is a very normal emotion. Everyone feels angry sometimes. For most people anger is a...

Addiction

Put simply, addiction is where a person feels compelled to use a certain substance or carry out...

Cultural Identity

No matter what your background is or where you are from, your culture is a big part of who you...