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BENEVOLENT FUND 2016 News

 

 

BENEFICIARIES SUPPORTING THE PCA BENEVOLENT FUND 

 

A big thank you to Richard Pyrah and Tim Murtagh who have made a donation to the PCA Benevolent Fund from their 2015 benefit year fundraising.                                            

 


 

BBR3 – 6-10TH OCTOBER 2017

 

As part of the PCA's 50th Birthday celebrations and what is likely to be the TMT's last major fund-raiser we’re going back on the road again! Cycling from Edgbaston, Birmingham and into Snowdonia before finishing in Cardiff for a Gala Dinner on 10th October.

We know we'll have the support of many of our members, with lots already pledging their support to take up the challenge again and now we're looking for riders and sponsors to share the experience and to make it a bumper third ride in every way!

BBR3 will be a real challenge but full of camaraderie and fun so, if you are interested in taking part in the ride or becoming a sponsorship partner please contact Ali Prosser aprosser@thepca.co.uk

 

 

 


 

AN EVENING WITH AGGERS & TUFFERS


 

Join Aggers and Tuffers on their live tour in aid of the PCA Benevolent Fund

Full details can be found at: http://www.simonfielder.com/aggers-tuffers

 


 

JOE DENLY RAISES FUNDS FOR BENEVOLENT FUND DURING HIS “DRY YEAR”

 

 

Joe has been a professional cricketer for 13 years and is currently playing with Kent CCC.  

On New Year’s Eve he decided to take the plunge and raise money for two charities close to his heart by not having an alcoholic drink in the whole of 2016!

He said “I have seen what a great job the Benevolent Fund does in supporting past and present players and their families, so I am keen to support the cricketing family as you never know when you may need their help."

Joe will also be raising funds for Cancer Research as three very close members of his family have had their own fights with cancer recently.  Thankfully all coming through okay.

To support Joe during his dry year please go to  http://www.justgiving.com/joe-denly1/

 


 

2016 BENEFICIARIES 

 

Andrew Gale, Yorks CCC, Daryl Mitchell, Worcs CCC, Phil Mustard, Durham CCC and Darren Stevens, Kent CCC will be raising funds for the Benevolent Fund during their benefit years. 

Many thanks to all of them for their support of the charity.

 


 

BENEVOLENT FUND GOLF DAY AT WOBURN  

 

 

The 2016 charity golf day at Woburn will take place on 6th October on the wonderful Marquess Course.  Please register your interest to take a team with Ali Prosser aprosser@thepca.co.uk.

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BBR3 RETURNS IN 2017 

 

Plans are already developing quickly for 2017 with a Birmingham to Cardiff ride being planned for early October.

2017 is PCA's 50th Birthday and Birmingham is where players assembled for its first AGM in 1967.

The Tom Maynard Trust has obvious connections with Wales and therefore, we plan to trek into much of the country‎ and finish with a celebratory dinner in Cardiff at the Swalec Stadium. 

To register your interest and to enjoy a challenging but fun experience, please contact Ali Prosser aprosser@thepca.co.uk.            

 


 

CRICKET UNITED

 

Saturday 13th August 2016 is the date where the Kia Oval will turn blue for the third day of the fourth Investec Test between England and Pakistan.

  


BENEVOLENT FUND 2015 News

 

BENEFICIARIES SUPPORTING THE PCA BENEVOLENT FUND 2015 

 

Tim Murtagh
Middlesex

 

 Graham Onions
Durham

 

 Ian Westwood
Warwickshire

   
             

 

 Hamish Marshall
Gloucestershire

 

Richard Pyrah
Yorkshire

 
       

 


 

Thank you to 2014 Beneficiaries who donated to the PCA Benevolent Fund 

A big thank you to Steve Harmison and Michael Yardy who have made a donation to the PCA Benevolent Fund from their benefit year fundraising.

Steve Harmison

 

 

Michael Yardy




 

THE BIG BIKE RIDE 2 - 9-13 OCTOBER 2015 – TRURO - KIA OVAL

 

The 5 day rider places are now full.  We do have a few day places available so to register your interest please contact Ali Prosser - aprosser@thepca.co.uk

 

 


 

 

THE KING OF SPAIN’S KILI-MADNESS!

 

Former Warwickshire and England spinner, Ashley Giles last year climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to play in the highest game of cricket ever played, on the summit of Africa. The King of Spain’  rose to the challenge to raise crucial funds for the PCA Benevolent Fund.

At 5,785 metres, the game on Saturday 27 September was played at 600 metres higher than the current world record, set in 2009. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is challenging in itself, with altitude sickness a common cause of failure; so the idea of putting in the stumps and playing a full T20 match is something that only added to the challenge.

The former Bears and England coach was well-supported in the build-up to departing for Africa with three major specialist companies providing Giles with the correct kit to tackle the elements of Kilimanjaro. Haglöfs UK, Cotswold Outdoor and Musto Clothing have donated items such as hiking boots, sleeping bags and thermal clothing, which made the trip possible.

Raising money for the Fund is a crucial part of the PCA’s commitment to helping current and former players and their dependants in times of hardship and upheaval, or to readjust to a life beyond and you can sponsor Gilo by donating on his Just Giving page or by text donation. All you have to do is text GILO59 followed by either £2, £5 or £10 to 70070.