Mrs Maureen Franklin, Lady Mayor of Blackwood, Gwent has been very busy on our behalf as we are her nominated charity for her year of tenure.
To this end and at the end of her year she and her lovely husband have been going the extra mile to get a Rugby 7's tournament for the Armed forces v Civvies . It will be held at Penallta Rugby ground opposite Ystrad Mynach's new hospital. It is on 26th May and will include teams from 2nd Battalion Royal Welsh ( Richard's old outfit!) and the Rifles from Chepstow, Welsh Guards and I believe the T A will also be there. We are looking for more teams from the R A F and Navy AND the Royal Marines , know anyonewho might like to take part? The whole day promises to be one of fun and alot of exercise for those on the pitch!, there will be stands and food and yes we will have our own tent there as well so plenty of opportunity to very politely ask loads of folk to help with the cause, do comeand have lots of fun and fresh air and do alot of good for the best lads in the world our very brave and much respected Armed Forces.