The Salford Red Devils are proud to release our special edition jersey for the Dacia Magic Weekend in partnership with the charity, State of Mind.
The shirts have been designed by official Red Devils Kit Supplier Raging Bull, and each jersey will have a unique issue number stitched into the collar.
The team will wear the specially designed shirt against at St James Park, Newcastle, against the Leigh Centurions to acknowledge and raise awareness for the charity that works tirelessly combat mental health issues in sport.
State of Mind was established in 2011 with the aim of improving the mental health, wellbeing and working life of rugby league players and their communities.
In its six years of existence, the charity has made giant strides in raising awareness of the issue of mental health in sport, and the Red Devils are hoping that this jersey will help deliver the message of State of Mind to a mass audience at the Magic Weekend.
State of Mind Trustee Secretary Phill Cooper is delighted with the new partnership, he said;
“We want to get people talking about it. Our team of mental health and sport professionals deliver comprehensive education sessions at no cost throughout the UK in super league, championship and amateur clubs as well as colleges and community groups, aimed at raising awareness of mental health issues within sport.”
The partnership fits in the with the Salford Red Devils Foundation’s brand new mental health programme, which is being launched in partnership with State of Mind and Rugby League Cares, and aims to make mental health support easily accessible to people in the local area.
Salford Red Devils CEO Ian Blease has welcomed the partnership, is hoping that the club can help make a big difference;
“Mental health is really poignant issue in Rugby League at the moment and I’m really pleased that as a club we are able to help raise awareness for a fantastic charity. Raging Bull have done another superb job with the design and I am sure it will prove popular with our supporters.”
Pre-orders are available at https://reddevils.ragingbullsportswear.com/red-devils-adults-magic-weekend-replica-shirt