Entries by Heroes

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Joining The HARLEQUINS COMMUNITY COACHING TEAM

In early 2016 I was lucky enough to be given a space on the Rugby For Heroes Transition Through Rugby Course.  Having been a lifelong rugby player, after old age and injury caught up with me coaching seemed to be the natural next step.  The course was incredibly enjoyable and taught me how to be […]

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The 4th Mike Tindall Celebrity Golf Classic

On Friday 20 May, the Mike Tindall Celebrity Golf Classic took place at The Belfry in Warwickshire. This was the fourth of its kind, with this year’s proceeds being split between Rugby for Heroes and the Matt Hampson Foundation. The weather thankfully went against the forecast to provide a dry and mostly sunny day as […]

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Royal Air Force Akrotiri Cyprus charity auction dinner night – 22 April 2016

For the 4th year running Rugby For Heroes are proud to be supporting the annual Royal Air Force Akrotiri Charity Dinner Night on Friday 22nd April 2016. The Ambassadors representing the Charity this year include Olympian Jamie Baulch, and former professional rugby players Henry Paul and Junior Paramore. All three, who were ‘team-mates’ during the […]

Rugby for Heroes visit to New Belvedere House

On 22 March 2016, Rugby for Heroes Patron Mike Tindall MBE, Trustee Simon Bailey & Head of Fundraising Alan Lamb visited New Belvedere House in East London, a hostel run by the charity Veterans Aid to provide care and support to ex armed services personnel. The hostel is currently undergoing a £7m refurbishment project, which […]

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Family Day

Members of the Rugby For Heroes volunteer force recently took part in fund raising events at RAF Northolt and RAF Odiham family days selling Merchandise and raising awareness of our new transition coaching course. The role of RAF Northolt is primarily to facilitate the handling of military personnel of British and Foreign armed forces also […]

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RUGBY AID for heroes 2015

Rugby World Cup winner Mike Tindall and McBusted star Harry Judd are among a host of former international players, celebrities and serving members of the armed forces set to battle it out in the inaugural Rugby Aid charity match, in association with The Sun. The game, that will be broadcast live on BT Sport, will […]

RUGBY FOR HEROES LAUNCHES “R4H TRANSITION THROUGH RUGBY” COURSE

TWO world class rugby stars helped launch a new course from for ex-service men and women at Minchinhampton Rugby Club on Monday. As patrons of Gloucester based charity Rugby For Heroes, England World Cup winner Mike Tindall and former Gloucester fullback Thinus Delport launched the first ‘R4H Transition Through Rugby’ course. The aim of the […]

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Glorious day out at Cheltenham Races

Our day at the races started very early with a meeting at the stables of Ben Pauling with the assistance of our patron, Champion Jockey Sam Thomas, who gave our party a tour of the stables and spoke about what it’s like to prepare for big race day. We were fortunate to meet two horses […]

How your support helps

Rugby for Heroes support a number of worthy causes with the money raised from events such as the Mike Tindall Golf Day. We asked a few of the programmes we work with to share stories of how our donations from last year’s Golf Day helped them. Here are just a couple of examples of responses […]