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Blues team up with Marie Curie Cancer Care

OURFC plan a fundraising event and auction sale for charity, as well as donating proceeds from Captain's Cocktails
David Lukic on Friday 24th February 2012
Photograph: OURFC
Oxford University Rugby Football
Club is planning a fundraising
match in aid of Marie Curie Cancer
Care on Wednesday.
The match will be between the
Blues and the HSBC Penguins.
The activities include an auction
of the official Jack Wills match shirt
worn by OURFC players. The Blues
will also be extending support for
Marie Curie by dedicating the traditional
Captain’s Cocktails event to
the cause.
Proceeds from this event will be
donated to help the work of palliative
care nurses.
Marie Curie nurses provide muchneeded
end of life care to terminally
ill patients in their own homes in Oxfordshire
and throughout the UK.
Blues Team Captain John Carter
told Cherwell that the players are
“thrilled to be supporting Marie
Curie Cancer Care and are hoping
for a huge turnout.” He emphasised
that “the Jack Wills jerseys are great
sporting memorabilia,” whilst
pointing out that the HSBC Penguins
are “a prestigious international touring
side.”
Shiralyn Hunt, community spokesperson
for Marie Curie Oxford, stated,
“It’s great to be able to show our
support for the Oxford team while
raising the profile of our Marie Curie
nurses, who support the terminally
ill in the comfort and security
of their own homes.” She wished the
Blues good luck for their upcoming
match.
The match will take place at the Iffley
Road ground.

Oxford University Rugby Football Club is planning a fundraising match in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care on Wednesday.

The match will be between the Blues and the HSBC Penguins, whilst activities planned include an auction of the official Jack Wills match shirt worn by OURFC players.

The Blues will also be extending support for Marie Curie by dedicating the traditional Captain’s Cocktails event to the cause. Proceeds from this event will be donated to help the work of palliative care nurses.

Marie Curie nurses provide much needed end of life care to terminally ill patients in their own homes in Oxfordshire and throughout the UK.

Blues Team Captain John Carter told Cherwell that the players are “thrilled to be supporting Marie Curie Cancer Care and are hoping for a huge turnout.” He emphasised that “the Jack Wills jerseys are great sporting memorabilia,” whilst pointing out that the HSBC Penguins are “a prestigious international touring side.”

Shiralyn Hunt, community spokesperson for Marie Curie Oxford, stated, “It’s great to be able to show our support for the Oxford team while raising the profile of our Marie Curie nurses, who support the terminally ill in the comfort and security of their own homes.” She wished the Blues good luck for their upcoming match.

The match will take place at the IffleyRoad ground.

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