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£1,110raised of £36,000 target by 33 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,110 to Help Raise Money For Barrow Island Rugby Pitch.

    Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
    Funded on Sunday, 17th September 2017

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    Barrow Island Rugby is in need of your help! We are hoping to raise money for our Club and get our pitch to the standard that is required.

    Four years ago, we gave all of our funds to contractors for them to re-design our pitch. This turned into a disaster and the contractors we entrusted this job to, let us down and the contractors still have all of our funds that we spent years raising.

    We are now in the National Conference, however our pitch is not at the standard required, so we are in danger of getting kicked out. We are hoping to raise £36,000 for top soil and machinery to get our pitch game ready.

    We have 7 kids teams, a women team and 2 open age teams. Our high standard of training & effort has made many players turn professional and more so help develop them into respectable adults.

    All of our committee have given their life to the club, with some of them nearly losing their homes plus all the added stress including having to take the contractors to court over something that should have been simple and straightforward.

    I would like to thank you for reading, and any donation big or small will be much appreciated. The new pitch will be around for many more years to come to help develop more people in this sport.



    • Joe Elliot1 year ago
      Joe Elliot

      Joe Elliot

      1 year ago

      Hi everyone, i just want to say thanks to every so far that has donated to this massive project.Its going very well and we are now in a position to get started on the grading & drainage ready for the top soil to go down in the new year. We have enough now for all the preparation work and labour so we are just now hoping to get a final push for the remaining money needed for the top soil. £15,000 is the new target to get the pitch finished before John pops his cloggs.

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    Page last updated on: 10/25/2017 1:57 PM



    • Jack Sutherland

      Jack Sutherland

      Sep 17, 2017



    • Chris Wright

      Chris Wright

      Sep 9, 2017

      All the best on your funding goal. This pledge is on recognition of all the support Jeffo gave me in my early coaching days on the rl coach pathway.


    • Samantha Thomas

      Samantha Thomas

      Aug 31, 2017

      Good luck with the fund raising, such a shame it's come to this, Glyn, Sam & Alfie Thomas.


    • Russell Rushton

      Russell Rushton

      Aug 24, 2017

      Thanks for the memories, best of luck with your quest.


    • Paul Haythorn

      Paul Haythorn

      Aug 23, 2017

      Good luck!


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      Aug 23, 2017


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    Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

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