Northern Sydney

Annual Northern Sydney Committee Volunteer Awards

Recently, the Men of League Foundation Northern Sydney Committee held their sixth Annual Awards Event at which 14 nominated volunteers from the various junior rugby league clubs in the Manly Warringah Junior Rugby League district were honoured.

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Men of League Foundation receive cheque at Referees Awards Dinner

The Men of League Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer Stephen Lowndes recently accepted an invitation to attend the North Sydney District Rugby League Referees Association’s Awards Dinner.

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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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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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Meeting Dempsey Joy, a former player from Manly

The sporting grapevine was working well and it was instrumental in advice being given to the Men of League Foundation Northern Sydney Wellbeing Team, that Dempsey Joy was in a local hospital.

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Fred ‘Facetrader’ Jackson gets his own wellbeing visit at last

Anyone who knows Fred Jackson knows he is a very determined character who won’t be distracted from achieving his objectives.

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Ken Holmes – A Real Character

Northern Sydney Wellbeing Officers Norm Pounder and Ken Vessey recently had the pleasure to visit a real North Narrabeen identity Ken Holmes at a well appointed nursing home in the lovely seaside suburb Collaroy, where they were fully entertained by ...

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Josh Farr – A 21 year old displaying tremendous courage

Northern Sydney Wellbeing Officers Norm Pounder and Ken Vessey have visited the Spinal Ward, Royal North Shore Public Hospital, St.Leonards Sydney many times over the past years and are always struck by the caring nature of the hospital staff ...

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Brad Martin – A True Eagle Full of Fight

Image: L-R Norm Pounder, Brad Martin, Joel Martin, Ken Vessey Northern Sydney Wellbeing Officers Norm Pounder and Ken Vessey recently visited Brad Martin, Men of League Foundation member no.

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Dave Miles – A man to be admired

It is always a pleasure to visit Big Dave at his Brookvale unit and it was the same when Northern Sydney Wellbeing Officers Norm Pounder and Ken Vessey recently visited him.

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