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£1,310raised of £6,000 target by 23 supporters

Weʼre raising £6,000 to Buy Blades and Balls for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Wharfedale RUFC

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We want to say "thank you" to Yorkshire Air Ambulance for their role in rescuing our former chairman of rugby, Michael Harrison, after a serious farming accident and for the invaluable support they provide to our rural community. In recent weeks they have also rescued one of our junior players, Jack Midgley, who was seriously injured in an U14 match.

It costs £6,000 to keep one YAA helicopter in the air for a day and we want to keep those blades spinning. Several members of Wharfedale RUFC led by chairman Robert Fort will be cycling 200 miles from Peterborough Lions RUFC to Wharfedale RUFC over 3 days 25-27 April to arrive in time for kick-off at the club's last game of the season against Peterborough. Half the money raised will be given to YAA and half will be used to buy YAA branded rugby balls and other kit as a continuing promotion of YAA. For season 2019-20 Wharfedale RUFC will be playing exclusively with YAA rugby balls, helping to promote this great cause and to remind our members and spectators of the fantastic service that YAA provides. Please dig deep to help us help YAA.

The full team of riders is Matthew Bell, Robert Fort, Nick Gains, Alex Howarth, Alan Jackson, Tim Lockett and Dave Townson, with van support from Michael Townson.

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    • Herbie and Heather

      Herbie and Heather

      Apr 22, 2019

      Good luck green cycling team. Go for it!


    • Pam Wareing

      Pam Wareing

      Apr 22, 2019


    • Adele Farquharson

      Adele Farquharson

      Apr 21, 2019


    • John D Clark

      John D Clark

      Apr 20, 2019

      A great idea. Wishing you an uncomplicated trip with reasonable weather.


    • Anonymous


      Apr 20, 2019

      Good luck to you all!

    • Michael and Christine Harrison

      Michael and Christine Harrison

      Apr 20, 2019

      Best wishes and good luck to all the cyclists.


    • David Ansbro

      David Ansbro

      Apr 19, 2019

      A very, very good idea and two worthy causes


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