We’ve said it before and we will no doubt say it again, “Oh, the joys of being a Giants’ fan”!!
At least it means that the Cup Final BBQ is on again!
Anyway, that’s enough about last Saturday’s game, time to focus on some positives and highlight some supporters!
Dave Calverley duly completed his 170 miles in 3 days sponsored cycle ride.
There is still time to donate to Cystic Fibrosis at http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SomeoneSpecial/LawrenceWalker2015 .
Jerry Crabtree [Eorl’s Dad] will soon be braving the heights of the John Smith’s Stadium when he will be enjoying himself on the Zip Slide Challenge. Money raised will be for the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice.
You have two choices here:
1. Sponsor Jerry; 2. Take part yourself! Either way, contact the club for more details.
At the end of May, Zoe McGuiness will be taking part in the Leeds Race for Life 5k Mud Run in aid of Cancer Research UK. Sponsor Zoe at https:// www.justgiving.com/zoemcguinness/ .
Liz Atherton and her daughter Georgia will be running in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.
They are both in training for this July event. If you don’t want to sponsor Liz, then help Georgia raise money at www.justgiving.com/gandlatherton/ .
There are many more who are putting themselves through pain in order to help others, these four HGSA members are just the tip of the iceberg. [We’d like to mention Jenna Brough’s on-going magnificent achievements, but she is not a member, so, sorry Jenna, no mention!]
And let’s not forget the superb fundraising for Danny Jones. So far 6000 people have raised almost £150 000. What a true family Rugby League is.
Everyone is welcome at all our events, the next being Tuesday 2nd June at Turnbridge WMC. Then on Wednesday July 1st we shall be visiting Holmfirth Vinery. Contact Trevor Kaye [01484 328121] for details.
Full details of all our events can be found at www.GiantsSupporters.co.uk . For our Facebook page, search in F/b for ‘Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association’.
Watch out for information regarding the launch of “On The Shoulders Of Giants”. The book ‘Huddersfield In WW1’ is still available and can be purchased at The Zone, online at www.HuddersfieldRLHeritage.co.uk , or via David Thorpe [01484 533378].