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    In 2007 the BPPA Committee agreed to spend 1000 per year in support of Charities or worthy causes connected in some way with rugby

    Donation to the Lifetime Childrens Trust 2011
    For 2011 the Committee agreed that 500 should be donated to the Lifetime Childrens Trust. The photograph below was taken at the Queensbury Hotel, Bath in early May with our President presenting a cheque for 500. With Radley is Keith Mabe, who as many BPPA members are aware, along with his wife... [Read More]
    Help the Heroes Appeal
    HELP THE HEROES Appeal John Hall cycled from Paris to Geneva, dodgy knees and all, to raise money for the Help for Heroes charity. John's cycle ride raised 2000 from public and private sponsorship for Help the Heroes. This matched 2000 from Supporters and was presented to Major Mike... [Read More]
    Robbie Lye Memorial game and Charity Match
    Arranged by our very own Chris Lilley a memorial rugby match was held between Box Hooters and Colerne donkeys in honour of Robbie Lye. The Box Hooters players were ex international and bath rugby stars, many of whom had difficulty lasting more than 10 minutes at a time! The game raised money for 4... [Read More]
    September 2007
    Chris Lilley coaxed a motley collection of former team mates out of retirement to represent the Box Hooters in a charity rugby match against Colerne Donkeys on a sunny afternoon in the middle of September A sizeable crowd of around 500 people turned up at Box Recreation Ground to watch several... [Read More]

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