Hull FC legend Lee Crooks and current Football Manager Gareth Ellis are set to attend ‘An Evening of Rugby League’ at St Mary’s College next week, with tickets for the fundraising event on sale now.
Hosted by BBC Radio Humberside’s rugby league commentator Richard Stead, the event aims to help raise funds for an overseas project being run by the college, supporting a schooling community in Nepal.
The college is hoping to raise funds to help organise an a visit to the community in Nepal in July, as well as to carry out essential renovation work in the community while in attendance.
Working alongside global volunteering organisation GVI, the college aim to send a group to the Pokhara region of the country, where they will teach lessons in English, sports and arts, subjects rarely taught in the area, as well as delivering learning materials and equipment.
Gareth Ellis will be discussing his new role as Hull FC’s Football Manager, while Great Britain legend Lee Crooks will be reflecting on his career as well as speaking about his role as community development officer.
Fundraising 'Evening of Rugby League' next Tue 30th Jan, 7pm in our theatre. Excited to welcome @pcooke06 @gazellis12 @leecrooks8 & representatives from @hullkrofficial - hosted by @richardstead . A great start the new season! Tickets £5, available at https://t.co/I3Yw7lfxGb pic.twitter.com/GeBPyWqHrm— SMCHull (@SMCHull) January 23, 2018
2005 Challenge Cup winner Paul Cooke will also be in attendance to discuss his thoughts on both Hull FC and Hull KR ahead of the new season, as well as taking part in a in-depth interview about his autobiography ‘Judas’.
Playing and coaching representatives from Hull Kingston Rovers will also be on the panel of guests, to discuss their ambitions for 2018, and the excitement for the return of the Hull Derby.
The first half of the evening will feature in-depth conversations with the special guests, before the group discuss their thoughts for the new Super League season. There will also be time for a Q&A with questions from the audience.
The event takes place on Tuesday 30th January in the St Mary’s College Theatre, with proceedings getting underway at 7pm.
There will also be a bar at the event.
The evening is just one of several charity fundraising events planned for 2018.
Tickets cost £5 and are available via the Hull Box Office, clicking here