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Charity begins at Home…

7 months ago By Paul Harrington

Or, more accurately, Charity continues at another floodlit match at Home …

“This event provides some great floodlit rugby to watch and an opportunity to do some good in the community – it promises to be a great night.” PRFC Chairman, Stu Barden

On Tuesday 12th December, and for the third season in a row, Petersfield RFC will take to the field against a Royal Navy President's XV under the floodlights at Penns Place – all in the name of raising money for good causes.

The annual event raised £2,400 for the Petersfield Dementia Friendly Charity earlier this year and December’s fixture will see money raised go to the Rosemary Foundation and the Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charities.

The traditional ticket-only Charity Supper starts proceedings at 6.30pm - sponsored once more by our friends at Milkwood Care and hosted by Stu Barden - with the main event kicking off at 8pm. To reserve your seat at Supper, please contact Stu Barden on

The evening will also see the celebration of the Petersfield RFC Team that undertook the Since 1664 Yomp back in May. This non-stop 166.4km hike along the Southdowns Way was completed by two of the team, Rachel Lewis and Allan McManus, in just over 36-hours and the team raised over £4,000 for the Rosemary Foundation.

(Photo: Petersfield Club Chairman Stu Barden and Rosemary Foundation General Manager Jeremy Mitchell)

Updated 09:25 - 13 Dec 2017 by Paul Harrington

Where next?

Take the Since 1664 Yomping Challenge in 2018 PRFC are once again backing volunteers to take on a 166.4km sponsored walk in support of the Royal Marines Charity and the Rosemary Foundation.
PRFC Hosts RFU London and SE Universities Merit Festival Series Penns Place hosted 9-university teams on Wednesday 15th November, the third time in as many years that the event has taken place at Petersfield RFC.


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