Wellbeing

Catching up with former referee John Gocher

On Friday 18 January 2018, John Peard and Southern Sydney Committee Wellbeing Officer John Harris had the pleasure of visiting former first grade referee John Gocher at Warena Gardens Retirement Village, Bangor.

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Dave Heptonstall – A true gentleman

Recently, Northern Sydney Committee Wellbeing Officers Norm Pounder, Ian Dodds and Ken Vessey had the pleasure to visit a loyal Men of League Foundation member, Dave Heptonstall and his lovely wife Nancy at their seaside Collaroy home.

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Paying a visit to Neville Hornery – rugby league hard man from the ’70s

Former Canterbury and Wynnum Manly legend Neville Hornery was recently visited in hospital by our Far North Queensland Committee Wellbeing Officers in Cairns.

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Reminiscing with former Sydney Rooster, Doug Ricketson

On Thursday 1 February, John Peard, Warren Thompson, Ron Pomering and John Harris spent a very enjoyable and entertaining couple of hours visiting former Sydney Roosters (1960-64) centre, Doug Ricketson in the Bupa Sutherland Retirement facility.

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Visting Bob Hagan in hospital

Well-known rugby league identity Bob Hagan was recently visited by our Sunshine Coast Committee Wellbeing Officer John Bourke.

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A visit to John Hooper on the Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Committee Wellbeing Officer Mick Legg and President Don Oxenham recently visited John Hooper in hospital.

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Checking in with Chris Macnellie on the Gold Coast

Chris Macnellie, who is living with severe tinnitus, welcomed a visit from our Gold Coast Committee members Greg Sylvester, Graeme Farrar, Greg Rousell along with Foundation member Malcolm Frame, who was visiting from Sydney.

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Don Malone – a Magpies legend

Our Western Sydney Wellbeing Officers Garry O’Donnell, Noel Willick and Les Clark recently undertook a wellbeing visit to Don Malone, a former rugby league player from Western Suburbs Magpies who has been experiencing health issues.

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Dave Miles – A true hero

Since a recent visit in early December 2017 to see Dave at his home, we received advice that he at long last had been admitted to the Royal North Shore Public Hospital for an operation on an ulcer/muscle issues on ...

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Visiting Bundaberg rugby league identity Terry Dodd

Well-known Men of League Foundation and Bundaberg rugby league identity Terry Dodd was recently visited in hospital by Bundaberg District Committee Wellbeing Officers Mark Hanson and Russell Braund.

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