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£9,617raised of £25,000 target by 191 supporters

    Weʼve raised £9,617 to Help Barrow RLFC with cash-flow by becoming a virtual crowd member boosting attendance revenue with kind donations #take-one-for-the-team

    Barrow-in-Furness District, UK
    Funded on Saturday, 1st December 2018

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    The future Of Barrow Rugby League - A community icon in the Furness Peninsula was nearly committed to history and yet another part of our culture – what makes us who we are – we would have been consigned to memory and eventually forgotten.

    This was the third time in our recent history that the club has been close to closure. I want to help you understand the background and this bulletin is to explain the current position of the club and the recent history that has brought us to this point.

    As everyone knows in recent weeks, the club has suffered horrendous injury crisis reducing the squad dramatically with last minute illnesses to two players and a work injury that left us with only 15 players for the Featherstone game with injury and illnesses affecting 14 players. Gene Ormsby decided he wanted to leave the club.

    Under our brilliant coach and his assistant, despite these unpredicted set of circumstances, the performance of the team has been superb and above expectations with great results against Leigh and Toronto at home. Everyone I have spoken to praises the attitude and determination of our gallant band of players: often against all the odds.

    As a result, although the aim at the beginning of the year, was to avoid relegation we are now in a strong position and a stronger position than we expected.

    If we can maintain our position in the league, we may be in a much stronger position financially at the end of the season.

    However, to allow this to happen and ease the cash flow situation we need financial investment in Barrow Rugby League now! The club is part of our town’s heritage and if we lose it we will never get it back.

    Take One for the Team.

    As well as physical support it must be possible through the JustGiving page to create a virtual crowd who will, by donation boost our attendance revenue. Please get in touch with friends and family living outside the area and even the country to persuade them to contribute. Your club needs them.

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      Supporters

      191

      • BERNARD BIBBY

        BERNARD BIBBY

        Oct 21, 2018

        Lets Continue Supporting Barrow Raiders.Bernard & Isabel Bibby

        £10.00

      • Gary Halligan

        Gary Halligan

        Oct 13, 2018

        £20.00

      • Mike Wilson

        Mike Wilson

        Sep 27, 2018

        Let’s keep on giving...

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Sep 16, 2018

        Barrow Barrow Barrow Barrow (season ticket holder and virtual crowd)

        £10.00

      • Andrew Westwood

        Andrew Westwood

        Sep 16, 2018

        £20.00

      • Bob Jefferson

        Bob Jefferson

        Sep 11, 2018

        £25.00

      • Gary Halligan

        Gary Halligan

        Sep 9, 2018

        £20.00

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