Young Tigers raise hundreds for new equipment with bag-packing event

Ely Tigers under 15s

Ely Tigers under 15s - Credit: Archant

Rugby Ely Tigers under 15s swapped rugby balls for shopping bags for a sponsored bag-packing event at the weekend.

Players offered shoppers at Sainsbury’s, in Lisle Lane, Ely, a helping hand by packing their shopping.

The team are busy raising funds to help purchase new equipment to use in their training sessions and matches.

In all, the team raised £525 with their efforts at the tills.

Simon Cross, coach for under 15s said: “I was overwhelmed by the generosity of the Sainsbury’s customers and the £525 will enable us to provide new training and match balls for the ever growing squad of players.

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“I’d also like to thank the colleagues of Sainsbury’s who were really welcoming and gave us the opportunity to raise such valuable funds.”

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