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Neil Griffiths

Rugby for Heroes Rugby Rides 75

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Hi All, [/p][p]I have been involved with the Rugby for Heroes charity for the last 6 years. Itโ€™s a fantastic charity that helps soldiers transit back into civilian life through the amazing sport of Rugby. [/p][p]Every year they run a number of fundraising events which I take part in. One of these this year is a testing two-day cycle on mountain bike ride [/p][p]As the nation marks 75 years since the Allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy in June 1944, a Rugby for Heroes team will be cycling in the tank tracks of the Welsh Guards who went on to liberate Brussels in September 1944. A fitting end to the challenge will see the team compete in a remembrance rugby match - a real test of their tired bodies after two days in the saddle![/p][p]In an "armoured dash unequalled for speed", the Welsh Guards made the 14 hour, 110km journey from Douai to Brussels where the city was at last liberated.[/p][p]The route from Arras to Brussels will take a 30-strong team of ex-professional rugby players, current and former service personnel and Rugby for Heroes supporters two days to complete by mountain bike. [/p][p]As the team arrives in Brussels, it will be straight to Dendermonde RFC for a Vets match to honour the fallen.[/p][p]So please get behind me, your donation will make a massive difference. [/p][p]Thanks in advance.[/p][p][br][/p]
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Event

Personal Challenge Date

05 Sep 2019

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Supporters

Aug 31, 2019

Anon.

Stay safe.

£25.00

Aug 21, 2019

Kevin Lloyd

Good luck mucka . Losh , kayl and morgan x

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Aug 10, 2019

Garath

Great charity, great cause. Enjoy.

£290.00 plus £72.50 Gift Aid

Aug 6, 2019

Neighbours.

£40.00

Aug 6, 2019

Friends of Zion.

£60.00

Aug 6, 2019

Familyxx

Good luck from Familyxx

£50.00

Aug 4, 2019

Amanda

Good luck xx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 23, 2019

Steve

Enjoy Buddy.

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Jul 21, 2019

Ava - Harlie x x

Good luck Sionyโ€™ boy ๐Ÿ‘Š

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 20, 2019

Lindsey

all the best mate, a worth while charity , keep up the good work

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid