Hull FC and Hull KR to join forces for charity clash against rugby union internationals in support of Hull 4 Heroes
The sharp eyed amongst you will have noticed three Army players are in the squad for the League Side (Black and Whites):- current UKAF player Jordan Kerman alongside former players Paul Hartley and Aaron Morfitt whilst BFBS Broadcaster and great friend of UKAFRL Cath Brazier is named in the Union Red and Whites side. It is understood the game will be played with 40 minutes under League Rules and 40 under Union rules.
This is a fantastic initiative by the Hull 4 Heroes Charity and deserves all the support they can get so if you are on Humberside on Sunday get down to the KCom to support this event whatever your code or shirt colour.
The match is getting a great deal of publicity with ITV news announcing ‘One of Yorkshire's greatest sporting rivalries is set to be put to one side in support of an ambitious project in Hull aimed at helping people who have served in the armed forces. Hull KR and Hull FC are joining forces to help build the world's first so-called 'veterans village' for armed forces veterans. The city's two Super League sides are to put together a rugby league 'super team' to take on squad of rugby union internationals next month in aid of the charity - Hull4Heroes' the money raised will help the charity achieve its ambition to build a village - giving veterans a place to live, rehabilitate and work.’
The Hull Kingston Rovers Club have announced ticketing details for this massive event as follows:
Tickets are on sale at hullkr.co.uk/tickets for the hybrid charity game pitting rugby league stars against their rugby union counterparts to be held at KCOM Craven Park to raise funds for Help 4 Heroes.
The game on Sunday, 4th March (2pm) will take place on the main pitch and will see a combined rugby league team made up of ex-Hull KR and Hull FC players taking on an international rugby union select side captained by former England star Mike Tindall.
All proceeds from the game will go towards helping veteran servicemen and women in the city of Hull.
Tickets are on sale now at www.hullkr.co.uk/tickets priced at £10 adults and £5 concessions.
2018 members for both Hull KR and Hull FC are entitled to a 50 per cent discount on these prices offering bargain entry at just £5 adults and £2.50 concessions.
Please note, proof of membership will be required at the point of purchase and member tickets can therefore only be purchased in person at the Rovers Retail store on Savile Street, Hull city centre. These tickets will be available from 9am on Thursday morning, with non-member tickets on sale now online.
At this stage, the Roger Millward West Stand (seating), The Well (standing) and the East Stand (standing) will be open for the game.
Please note UKAF cannot answer any questions regarding this fixture and all enquiries should be made to Hull 4 Heroes or Hull Kingston Rovers