League greats to turn out in legends game in St Helens

Some Saints' legends of yesteryear, including Paul Sculthorpe, Paul Wellens and Ade Gardner and ex-Knowsley Road aces, Gary Connolly, Lee Briers and Mickey Higham, are just a few of the players who will be in involved in a charity challenge match between the Tommy Makinson testimonial team and the Steve Prescott Foundation at the Ruskin complex on Sunday, December 5, kick-off 2pm.

Friday, 12th November 2021, 8:58 am
The event takes place next month

It will also include a Christmas market and everyone is welcome.

Steve Paltrey. operations director at Ruskin, said: "We are really looking forward to putting on this fun-filled family day along with our great friends from the SPF and Tommy's testimonial organisers.

"Last year, even though the odds were against us due to Covid-19, it was great to see a fantastic turnout and the traders who attended made an impressive turnover.''

He added: ''It is so important in these extreme times we all pull together and support each other."

Martin Blondel of the SPF said: ''It has been a long time since we organised a Legends game and who can forget the amazing event we staged for the fund in 2007. That was the catalyst for many games to follow."

Martin added: "We have got two fantastic teams of RL legends of the highest order lined-up and I'm sure it will be highly competitive.''

People, who wish to get involved in organising stalls, are asked too contact [email protected], or call Martin Blondel on 07971 792859