Rugby League

I&D Board

Meet the sport's Inclusion and Diversity Board

Chris Gibbons

Director, Inside InclusionMore than 15 years’ experience as a consultant and trainer, focusing on diversity and inclusion, anti-discrimination and anti-bullying across a range of industries including sport, education and finance.  

John Hughes

Director of Partnerships and Communities at Community Integrated Care, one of Britain’s biggest charities and Official Social Care Partner of the RFL. Has supported the development of inclusion through Rugby League and sport more widely. These include the Community Integrated Care Learning Disability Super League and, with RLWC2021, the first ever large-scale volunteering and personal development programme for people who have care and support needs at a major event.

Michael Lawrence

Professional Rugby League player, Huddersfield Giants (Captain) and Jamaica.