TERRI HOSTS ONLINE SCHOOL LESSONS

It’s been a challenging time for everyone at Sport Society Success but we are all doing all we can to still engage with our local communities. In the current lockdown that means online and World Champion boxer Terri Harper has been getting involved on Zoom. Terri took part in an online lesson with school pupils … Read more

HAPRER RETAINS BELTS WITH STOPPAGE WIN

Terri Harper retained her WBC super-featherweight crown with a ninth-round stoppage win over Katharina Thanderz. The undefeated Norwegian challenger was left in severe pain following a body shot and a ruthless final flurry. Referee Victor Loughlin rightly stepped to stop the onslaught. Terri who recently turned 24 had her confidence knocked after her draw with … Read more

TAKE THE REINS APPOINTS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Network partner Take The Reins has appointed Deborah Hay as its new interim Chief Executive Officer to lead the not-for-profit organisation into its exciting next phase. Deborah was on the steering committee for the Take the Reins pilot programme delivered in partnership with the Racing Foundation from 2017 – 2020, and brings a wealth of … Read more

SSS SUPPORT RASHFORD CAMPAIGN

Manchester United Footballer Marcus Rashford has launched an online petition calling for an expansion of the free school meals during the school holidays. The petition has passed over a million signatures but the motion was rejected in Parliament. SSS believe no child should go hungry and we have expanded our partnership with Fareshare to provide … Read more

GALE DROP GOAL LANDS RHINOS GLORY

Network Partner Luke Gale scored a late drop goal to hand Leeds Rhinos victory at Wembley and their name on the Challenge Cup Trophy. Gale captained his side to a 17-16 point win over Salford Red Devils scoring the winning point with just four minutes remaining. Gale was released from the Rhinos as a teenager … Read more

CHANGEMAKERS HITS DONCASTER

More than 30 primary school children braved the adverse weather to take part in Luke Gale’s Kicking for Grassroots February half-term camp in Thorne, Doncaster. Organised and delivered by the Changemakers from Trinity Academy, the group of A-Level students worked with rugby league star Luke Gale to bring a day full of rugby league activities … Read more

SSS BURSARY IS BACK!

Sport Society Success are once again looking for a young person or team aged between 14 and 19 who could do with a helping hand in reaching their sporting potential. We have a bursary of £2175 to give to an aspiring athlete or team. The money can be used for apparel, transport, equipment, anything that … Read more

TAKE THE REINS IS ON THE LOOK OUT FOR NEW TRUSTEES

The concept of Take The Reins was formed in 2015 when like-minded individuals and organisations came together to develop a youth and community offer within the Horse Racing Industry. Take the Reins (TTR) was established as a community response to engaging with the racing industry, in recognition of a need for more engagement with deprived … Read more

WORLD CUP EXCITEMENT FOR CHANGMAKERS

Rugby league star and SSS Network partner Luke Gale, through his non for profit venture – Kicking for Grassroots – has pledged his support to the Changemakers project in the build-up to the Rugby League World Cup. The brand-new project, which aims to get young people engaged in rugby league, has been running in Doncaster … Read more

BOXING PART OF VIOLENCE REDUCTION PROGRAM

The Sport Society Success Network have recently secured funding to deliver unique opportunities to young people across South Yorkshire through the power of boxing. Funded by the Violence Reduction Unit (VRU), the Network and its array of boxing foundation partners will be looking to utilise boxing to make positive changes in the local community. The … Read more