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#Tackle Your Feelings

# tackle-your-feelings - Friday 5 January, 2018

Ex-Scotland centre De Luca urges help for rugby players struggling with mental health

‘As rugby players, we never really address how we actually work and how our mind works.’

# tackle-your-feelings - Saturday 30 September, 2017

'When I get injured I think I can't do this anymore and want to do something else with my life'

Andrew Trimble will today become Ulster’s joint-top appearance maker at the end of a week in which he lent his voice to the ‘Tackle Your Feelings’ campaign. He opens up to The42 about his own mental wellbeing and dealing with the frustrations associated with injury.

# tackle-your-feelings - Sunday 9 July, 2017

'The self-harm was so severe and frequent I'd be in A&E for hours waiting for stitches'

Three years after first picking up a rugby ball, Hannah Tyrrell hopes to be part of Ireland’s squad for next month’s World Cup. She tells The42 about her recovery from an eating disorder which overshadowed her teenage years and how sport helped her on the road to recovery.

# tackle-your-feelings - Sunday 2 October, 2016

'I was without direction, I guess': Connacht's Jake Heenan on his teenage homelessness

Growing up in New Zealand, the 24-year-old was lost and isolated but rugby gave him purpose.

# tackle-your-feelings - Thursday 24 March, 2016

‘Not only was I not enjoying being a rugby player, I wasn’t enjoying anything I was doing’ Tackle Your Feelings This post contains videos

‘Not only was I not enjoying being a rugby player, I wasn’t enjoying anything I was doing’

Munster’s Cathal Sheridan adds his voice to IRUPA’s mental health campaign.

# tackle-your-feelings - Monday 21 March, 2016

‘Eventually you start talking, like a gas valve releasing’: Jack McGrath on his brother’s suicide

McGrath and Hannah Tyrrell are ambassadors for IRUPA’s Tackle Your Feelings initiative.