Raphoe Hockey Club to stage fundraising 24-hour marathon match!

first_imgRaphoe Hockey Club are this evening beginning a 24-hour hockey marathon, in aid of the Alan Patterson Trust.The game begins at 6 o’clock at the Royal and Prior School Grounds and will last for a non-stop 24 hours.Scores will be kept – so you can expect a very competitive contest! The event is the brainchild of Rodney Bates and Sabrina Barnett.Around 40 players are to take part over the 24 hour marathon,.The club is running a Guess The Score competition through its Facebook page and there will be entertainment and activities for children during daylight hours.Alan Patterson (above) is a former Raphoe Hockey Club player from Killygordon. A trampolining accident, while he was visiting with friends in Enniskillen last July, resulted in Alan suffering serious spinal injuries.The 26-year-old – having sustained serious injuries to his 4th and 5th vertebra – was taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, where he spent a total of 11 weeks, including two months in the intensive care unit.Alan recently married to Hilary Bradshaw and the Alan Patterson Trust was formed earlier this year.Raphoe Hockey Club to stage fundraising 24-hour marathon match! was last modified: June 30th, 2017 by Chris McNultyShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Alan Pattersonalan patterson trustRaphoeRaphoe Hockey clublast_img read more

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