FIREFIGHTER TO RED DEVIL
Daily Mirror|January 20, 2022
Fellingham is a role model in her day job... and now as she leads the new Salford women's RL team
GARETH WALKER

LOUISE FELLINGHAM knows exactly what it means to be a role model for young girls as a firefighter - and now she is taking that responsibility onto rugby league grounds.

Stand-off Fellingham is the captain of the newly formed Salford Women's team that won their first-ever game against local rivals Swinton last weekend.

She only started playing the sport last year with Warrington's reserve team, but impressed the Red Devils coaching staff so much that she was chosen to lead the trailblazing side.

Now Fellingham wants to show the next generation of talented young women that anything is possible - on or off the pitch.

She explained: “In my line of work, you hear a lot from young a girls that want to be firefighters, they're in awe.

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