On Saturday March 2nd Hastings and Bexhill RFC, long term supporters of Wooden Spoon Sussex held a fundraising lunch for the LMAX Exchange Everest Rugby challenge. Guests of Honour were Lesley and Roger Davis, Hastings residents, who are taking part in the attempt to play the World’s Highest ever Rugby Match at 6,500 metres.
80 guests were treated to an excellent lunch and were entertained by Peter Knight Wooden Spoon Sussex Committee Member , Bob Rogers Wooden spoon sussex Chairman and Roy Wake Hastings RFC President. Roger Davis a veteran adventurer, who has undertaken numerous adventures and whose family has a strong rugby background explained some of the challenges that he and Lesley would be facing in the attempt which starts on April 13th. Thanks to Hastings and Bexhill RFC for a very enjoyable and entertaining day which not only raised £850 towards the LMAX Exchange Everest Rugby Challenge but also saw the Cub 1st XV win their home league match.