Tom Sephton Mermorial Trophy -18th Sept 10

Discussion in 'Sports, Adventure Training and Events' started by Crunchy, Sep 16, 2010.

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  1. Hi all, I am not sure if this has been posted elsewhere but, here you go.

    In short there is going to be a rugby game taking place Saturday 18th @ 1500 at Crosfields ARLFC in Warrington. The event will also include various activity stands and displays from military units far and wide. The aim is to celebrate the life of Tom Sephton, (1 Mercian), who is from the town and died of wounds sustained in Afghanistan.

    If you live in the area then please feel free to come along.

    And now the official bit...

    On Saturday the 18th of September Crosfields ARLFC and the Military community are celebrating the life of a true hero, a soldier, a rugby league player, a son, brother and friend.

    Tom Sephton was 20 and a soldier in the 1st Battalion the Mercian Regiment (Cheshire), he came from Great Sankey in Warrington and he lived for his rugby league.
    On Monday 5 July 2010, Private Thomas Sephton died in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, of wounds sustained during service in Afghanistan.

    A Crosfields ARLFC Select team will host a Royal Engineer RL Select team in 80 minutes of Rugby League in memory of Private Tom Sephton.

    The Tom Sephton Memorial Trophy will be played for in aid of Help for Heroes, and will kick off at 3:00pm at Crosfields ARLFC’s Hood Lane ground in Great Sankey Warrington.
    Along with the memorial match the event will also stage military displays, vehicles and stands including a 60 foot long inflatable assault course with 5 different sections to fight through, a paintball shooting range with real military targets, and archery for all the budding Robin Hoods out there, and much more.