Sharks Community Trust
Using the core values of Rugby Union to make a positive impact on the community

Sharks Community Trust aims to use the core values of rugby union to make a positive impact on the community across Greater Manchester and the North-West. This is achieved by providing high-quality education, health and social inclusion programmes and increasing participation in rugby union and other sporting activities.

This includes running high quality programmes such as,

  • Educational primary school programmes
  • Mental health awareness Workshops and Programmes to workplaces and schools
  • Veterans programme
  • Disability and inclusive sport programmes
  • Educational programmes for young people who are not in employment, education or training (NEET)
  • Rugby development camps
  • Coach education

Key facts

In 2017,

  • 'In The Pack' worked with over 2000 disabled people
  • Three Trust staff were shortlisted for national awards
  • The HITZ and Advantage programme helped over 150 young people gain a job or a place on an apprenticeship
  • Over 850 coaching hours were put into developing the grassroots game
  • More than 1,000 hours were spent delivering sessions in North-West schools

Sale Sharks, AJ Bell Stadium, Stadium Way, Eccles Manchester M30 7WH