Gavin Disney-May


Dallaglio Cycle Slam
Dallaglio RugbyWorks delivers an intensive, long-term skills development programme based on rugby, through which we aim to get teenagers outside of mainstream education into sustained Education, Enjoyment or Training.
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Gavin Disney-May's 2016 Cycle Slam

Gavin Disney-May

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I have decided to sign up for the Dallaglio Cycle Slam 2016 and am cycling from San Sebastian to Andorra which is 568.4km and a climb of 13289m.

The Dallaglio Cycle Slam 2016 is raising money for a project that Lawrence Dallaglio set up through the Dallaglio Foundation over a year ago called RugbyWorks

RugbyWorks uses rugby to transform the aspirations of disengaged young people: 14 to 16 year olds at increased risk of long-term unemployment, criminality and imprisonment. They aim to make a profound impact on the marginalised lives of those excluded from mainstream education – increasing self-worth, improving life skills and boosting employability.

Working in Pupil Referral Units, they give young people the practical support, experience and ability that helps them believe and invest in the possibility of a better future. Often for the very first time.

They don’t expect that to happen overnight. Which is why it’s important they’re central to each school’s curriculum – so they can build long-term relationships. A small group of just 10 young people per school get to know their coaches over 30 weeks per year, for two years.  They currently do this in London, Newcastle, Bristol and the Rhondda Valley.

Why do they do this? Because they know there are a huge range of factors leading to students being excluded from mainstream education. And, whatever that reason, they don’t believe that should signal exclusion from mainstream society too.

Although cycling around 100km a day for 5 days will be a challenge, it is not nearly as tough as some of the challenges their young people face on a daily basis, which is why I am determined to raise £3,000 from this event.

Please donate generously so I can make a positive change to more young people's lives.


Many thanks for your support.

Recent donors

21.06.16 Bon courage Gavin!!

08.06.16 Great work Gav, hope you're not too saddle sore!

06.06.16 Good luck!

06.06.16 congrats and great work. sounds like a great event and a good cause! best - Alan

06.06.16 So proud of you Dad!! Xxx

06.06.16 Great initiative, Gavin!

05.06.16 Heroic performance Gavin !

03.06.16 Good luck Gavin

03.06.16 Good on you Gavin

02.06.16 Good luck Gavin! Love from Sarah, Peter, Ellie & Charlotte xxxx

01.06.16 Good Luck Gavin!

01.06.16 Proud of you! x

31.05.16 Great work Gavin! And to think when we met you, all you did was hang out on Caribbean islands and drink rum drinks! All our best wishes.


31.05.16 Good Luck Gavin!!

31.05.16 Good Luck Gav, No drinking the night before this time!! Cheers Mark & Hel

31.05.16 Good luck Gavin!

30.05.16 Best of Luck!

30.05.16 Good luck and enjoy the challenge Lots of love Niki and Gary xxx

30.05.16 I think you are crazy son but proud of you. Come back safe please xx

29.05.16 Go Gavin, good to hear you are excercising for a worthy cause ...........

29.05.16 Good luck and hope to see you soon.

29.05.16 Have a good trip and come back in one piece!! See you soon.

27.05.16 Good luck Gavin - All the best from Nick and family

10.05.16 Good luck Gavin!


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