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Charity 7-Seater Bike Comes To Ashton Gate

With the Rugby World Cup beginning this week the Magnificent 7 team are attempting to make the longest rugby pass to raise money for Children’s Hospice South West.

They have already raised thousands for the West Country charity and the team of thirteen is back with the giant bike in a bid to raise over £20,000 for Children’s Hospice South West.  

The ride is eleven days, stopping at Ashton Gate this weekend before moving on to Cribbs Causeway, Weston-s-Mare, Street, Glastonbury, Bridgwater, Taunton, Tiverton, Exeter Princesshay, Dawlish, Teignmouth, Shaldon, Paignton, Torbay, Totnes, Plymouth, Liskeard, Dobwalls, St Austell, Fraddon and ending in Truro.

Team leader Steve Warner said: ‘With a bike that weighs ¾ tonne, this is no easy feat and to make it even more of a novelty, we’ve decided to link with the Rugby World Cup and we will be attempting to create the longest rugby ball pass.



‘We’ll be carrying a rugby ball that will be signed by sporting stars and celebrities along the route, and we’re hoping that this will help us raise even more funds to help to support life-limited children and their families.’
 

Bristol Rugby chairman, Chris Booy with be joining the team to ride the bike across Bristol’s Suspension Bridge on Saturday morning.

Children’s Hospice South West provides the only hospice care for children with life-limiting conditions in the South West. These are children that are not expected to survive into adulthood.

The three hospices provide respite care and support for those children and their families, who have to cope with the most difficult situations.

To donate to the Children’s Hospice South West click here.

There will be a bucket collection at the Bristol City v Preston game on Saturday and the Bristol Rugby v Nottingham game on Sunday to raise money for the South West charity.