lakes3THE Giants took the club’s message on the road with a recent trip to the Lake District.

Giants players James Jones, David Watts, Paul Cantwell and Rob Marsden and Great Britain international Lauren Thomas-Johnson were part of a party that visited the Whitehaven Academy, run by Giants partner Bright Tribe, and Windermere School.

The group delivered coaching sessions and received a warm welcome from the pupils and staffs of both establishments, playing fun challenge matches with youngsters and parents.

Tracey Clooney, Head of PE at Whitehaven Academy, said: “Thanks very much for a great day. I thought your coaches were fantastically professional and very good role models for our students. The manner in which they interacted with the students was fantastic._