Eventbrite - Armistice 100 Rugby for Heroes International XV vs French Legends XV

Exciting plans for 2018!

We are pleased to announce that we will be conducting three events to commemorate the centenary of the signing of the First World War Armistice, in aid of Rugby for Heroes and The Royal British Legion.

We can’t do any of the work we do without the huge generosity of all our supporters and so we hope you will get behind us in this important anniversary year.

See how you can get involved below.

The Armistice 100
Bike Ride & Game

Support our heroes as they take on a 300-mile cycling challenge over three days, culminating in a rugby match at Compiegne RC, France between a Rugby for Heroes XV and a Compiegne XV. The riders and players will be made up of ex-professional players from the across the Commonwealth and supported by our UK Armed Forces Veterans. Click here to find out more.

The Armistice 100
Remembrance Dinner

Join us for a one-off fundraising event hosted by charity ambassador Nick Knowles, who will be joined by VIP guests including ex professional rugby players and celebrities. With a dinner and reception held at Twickenham Rugby Stadium’s Members Lounge and Presidents Suite, it promises to be a memorable evening and one not to be missed. Click here to find out more.

The Armistice 100
Remembrance Rugby Match

See your Rugby for Heroes team in action. Sunday 11 November will play host to an exciting fixture between a Rugby for Heroes International XV and the French Legends XV at Richmond Athletic Ground, the home of Richmond FC and London Scottish FC, two of the world’s oldest rugby clubs. Bring the whole family as we honour those rugby players who fell in the Great War. Click here to find out more.

Rugby for Heroes works with the rugby community to raise funds and awareness for military personnel who are making the transition to civilian life. We are committed to providing financial and personal support, to help individuals overcome the many challenges that this transition presents.

Quite simply we are passionate about providing servicemen and women a level of support they deserve.

Our unique Transition Through Rugby course supports servicemen and women through the sport of rugby. Players provide expert guidance and mentoring to help develop core life skills, teamwork and a greater depth of knowledge of the sport.