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Rugby league players open up about mental health

Players are taking part in the 'Tackling the Tough Stuff' campaign in a bid to raise awareness. Photo: ITV Calendar

In a sport that's renowned for its toughness, Rugby League players are speaking out about their own mental heath issues in the hope of encouraging others to seek help.

It's all part of its 'Tackling the Tough Stuff Campaign' which will see next weekend's round of Super League matches renamed the Wellbeing Round.

Many current players have publicly spoken of their struggles and our sports reporter Chris Dawkes has been speaking to some from our region.

  • Find out more about the 'Tackling the Tough Stuff Campaign' here.