Wembley box up for grabs in silent auction

A Wembley Stadium hospitality box at the 2015 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final has been made available for a silent auction to raise funds for three very worthy Rugby League causes.

The proceeds from the auction for the luxury package for eight people at the historic final between Hull Kingston Rovers and Leeds Rhinos on Saturday August 29 will be split between the RFL Benevolent Fund, the Danny Jones appeal fund and Zac France, who was seriously injured playing Rugby League in Cheltenham.

It has been donated to Sherwood Wolf Hunt RLFC in Sherwood Forest by a kind benefactor to help the families of both Zac and Danny.

The box is situated in the Western Stand and has hospitality facilities, including waiter service. It also includes two parking spaces at Wembley Stadium. Please note that food and drink is not included.

Anyone interested in bidding for this fantastic prize should submit their bid to Katie Irwin at Rugby League Cares – Katharine.Irwin@RLCares.org.uk

The minimum bid £1,000 and the closing date for bids is midnight on Wednesday August 26. The highest bidder will be announced on Thursday August 27.

For any further inquiries please e-mail Katharine.Irwin@RLCares.org.uk or call 07540 636515.

Zak France suffered a serious spinal injury playing for Cheltenham Phoenix against Bath Romans in a regional Cup final. A Just Giving page has been set up to raise funds to assist with Zac’s recover. To donate please visit justgiving.com/zac-france

Danny Jones dies from an undiagnosed heart condition playing for Keighley Cougars at London Skolars in May. To donate to the Just Giving page set up to raise funds for his family, please visit www.justgiving.com/dannyjones29