WARRINGTON Wolves players have been helping to spread the festive cheer around the town today.

Head coach Sam Burgess and his players have taken a break from pre-season training to visit and lend a hand to various charitable causes in Warrington.

Burgess himself visited St Roccoโ€™s Hospice this morning alongside assistant coach Richard Marshall and players Josh Thewlis, Zane Musgrove, Luke Thomas and Gil Dudson.

Across town, the Radley Common Lunch Club for OAPs in the area who are socially isolated or living with dementia were paid a visit by Stefan Ratchford, Paul Vaughan, Ben Currie and Connor Wrench, who were on hand to serve Christmas lunch and enjoy games.

The Childrenโ€™s Adventure Farm Trust had a visit from James Harrison and Matty Russell while Jordy Crowther, Matty Nicholson, Joe Bullock and Sam Kasiano helped out at the Warrington Animal Welfare Centre on Slutchers Lane.

Pupils at Green Lane School in Woolston were also surprised by a visit from Lachlan Fitzgibbon, Joe Philbin, Josh Drinkwater and Connor Wrench.