Raiders go pink

By Clare Newman

Monday, January 28, 2013

 

Raiders go pink

WightLink Raiders wearing a special edition pink kit to raise money for the Applegate Breast Cancer Care Unit.

ICE HOCKEYWIGHTLINK Raiders donned a pink kit on Saturday night to raise £2,000 for an Island charity.

In a one-off event, the Raiders wore the bright strip for the Applegate Breast Cancer Unit at St Mary’s Hospital, in a vital top-of-the-table clash against namesakes Romford Raiders.

All the shirts were auctioned off, while there were bucket collections around the rink, a raffle, and an auction for some custom-made pink gloves, worn during the match by Raiders’ player-coach Jeremy Cornish, and a pink hockey stick.

And alongside a great night of fundraising, the Raiders also beat their Essex rivals 5-4, to edge them nearer to a shot at the National Ice Hockey League Division 1 South title.

For more pictures and a match report, see this Friday’s County Press.

Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Delicious Icon

More Sport

1 - 2 - 3 - 4

Most Read

  1. Wightlink cancels sailings

    Saturday, April 19, 2014

  2. Car blaze deliberate, say police

    Saturday, April 19, 2014

  3. Easter recycling scheme at supermarket

    Saturday, April 19, 2014

  4. Memories of former hospital flood back

    Saturday, April 19, 2014

  5. Ducks deluxe

    Saturday, April 19, 2014

View our Elgin Traffic & Travel Map