RFU Presidents Walk Lunch - Friday 22nd October 2021

RFU Presidents Walk Lunch - Friday 22nd October 2021

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Fri 22 Oct 2021

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Fri 22 Oct 2021

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 Updated 18/10/2021


 Dear Members


You will all know thatthis year has seen the 150th anniversary of the Rugby Football Union and youmight be aware that Jeff Blackett, of United Services Portsmouth RFC andthe RNRU, is President of the RFU. What you may not know is Jeff plans tocelebrate the 150th year by walking 150 miles - at approx 10 miles a day forfifteen days - visiting a different county constituent body each day. Jeff'sintention is to celebrate and spread awareness of the 150th anniversary, raisethe profile of the RFU and rugby union, post Covid-19 and raise money for theInjured Players Foundation.  On Friday,22nd October, he plans to start his walk with the Hampshire RFU and the RNRUat Burnaby Road and his club United Services, before heading for SouthseaNomads and the University Rugby Club at Locksway, at 1130am. The second lap will leadto Rugby Camp where he expects to arrive by 1330and where we will host afinger-buffet lunch before Jeff heads on his last lap of the day to Havantwhere he will probably arrive by 1600. Despite this being a Fridaylunch time, and that Jeffwill only be our guest for an hour, or so, we would like to give hima big welcome. All members are invited to attend the lunchwith family andfriends. The buffet will be FREE to all members, so please let Chalky Whiteknow whether you would like to attend using the following contact details Mob:07976 989 971: Email: hughwhite57@gmail.com

Event Location

Portsmouth Rugby Club
Norway Road