Newcastle Hunter

Spending a day with our wellbeing officers

Article from Men of League Foundation Magazine – December 2018 Intrepid reporter Troy Whittaker hit the road to spend a day in the life of Newcastle-Hunter wellbeing officers Vince Murphy and David Turrell to provide an insight into the regular work of ...

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Ted Dawson – A rugby league legend

Recently, Newcastle Hunter Wellbeing Officers David Turrell, Vince Murphy and Garry Drummond called in to see Ted Dawson at the Hawkins Masonic Village, Edgeworth.

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Ray ‘Wagga’ Johnson, a hard man from Newcastle rugby league

Ray ‘Wagga’ Johnson has been experiencing health issues for the last couple of years after having a leg amputated a few years ago.

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Newcastle rugby league champ’s lifelong involvement in the game

Our Newcastle Hunter Men of League Foundation Wellbeing Officers recently visited Paul Zenthon at his home in Stockton.

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Visiting Bobby Banks – former Australian and Queensland representative

Newcastle Hunter Men of League Foundation wellbeing officers David Turrell, Vince Murphy and Garry Drummond visited Bobby Banks in the Mater Hospital after he was admitted with broken ribs following a fall at his son’s home.

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Former Toronto and Macquarie rugby league player, Daryl Brown

Daryl Brown was visited by Newcastle Hunter Men of League Foundation wellbeing officers David Turrell, Vince Murphy and Garry Drummond at the Figtree Point Aged Care Facility at Toronto.

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Brock Lamb visits injured Newcastle rugby league player Nathan

Newcastle Hunter Committee Wellbeing Officers Garry Drummond, Vince Murphy and David Turrell visited Nathan Pili at his grandparents’ home where he is recovering from a significant spinal cord injury (spinal contusion) whilst playing for the East Maitland Griffins in Newcastle ...

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Checking in with rugby league doctor John Hollingsworth

Dr John Hollingsworth is recovering from a partial foot amputation and was visited by Newcastle Hunter Committee Wellbeing Officers David Turrell, Vince Murphy and Gary Drummond.

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Newcastle rugby league hero John Wilson

Newcastle Hunter Committee Wellbeing Officers David Turrell and Vince Murphy recently visited John Wilson who is recovering from a stroke and is about to undergo a knee replacement operation.

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Our new staff member Vanessa pays a visit to Graham

Vanessa Bolzan is the Men of League Foundation National Manager Membership & Fundraising and recently got a firsthand experience of what it was like to be part of our volunteer system.

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