Wildcats and Simply Red!

posted on 14 July 2010

Super League’s top dance team, the Wakefield Wildcat Dolls, will be turning on the style in aid of two Rugby League charities at the Hattons Solicitors Race Day at Haydock Park near St Helens on Saturday evening.

Star attraction at the race bash will be chart-topping group, Simply Red, and a crowd of around 20,000 people are expected at the racecourse that is just off the East Lancashire Road.

The Dolls will be leading the cash collection at the traditional auction as well as meeting and greeting the corporate guests.

They will be helping raise funds for the Steve Prescott Foundation, TRY Assist Fund (the RFL Benevolent Fund) and Manchester’s world famous cancer treatment centre, Christie’s Hospital.

Sarah Robinson, the Dolls leader and Project Manager at Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, said: “Because we’re the Wildcats official dance group we have been supporting the Steve Prescott Foundation as he is one of our ex-players.

“It’s a great pleasure to assist that wonderful cause as well as both the TRY Assist Fund and Christies.”

Media release from Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

14th July 2010

For immediate release

Dolls on same bill as Simply Red to aid charities.

Super League’s top dance team, the Wakefield Wildcat Dolls, will be turning on the style in aid of two Rugby League charities at the Hattons Solicitors Race Day at Haydock Park near St Helens on Saturday evening.

Star attraction at the race bash will be chart-topping group, Simply Red, and a crowd of around 20,000 people are expected at the racecourse that is just off the East Lancashire Road.

The Dolls will be leading the cash collection at the traditional auction as well as meeting and greeting the corporate guests.

They will be helping raise funds for the Steve Prescott Foundation, TRY Assist Fund (the RFL Benevolent Fund) and Manchester’s world famous cancer treatment centre, Christie’s Hospital.

Sarah Robinson, the Dolls leader and Project Manager at Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, said: “Because we’re the Wildcats official dance group we have been supporting the Steve Prescott Foundation as he is one of our ex-players.

“It’s a great pleasure to assist that wonderful cause as well as both the TRY Assist Fund and Christies.”

Notes to Editors/ Sports Editors

  • Former Wakefield full-back Steve Prescott devoted his life to fund-raising for his Foundation after being diagnosed with a rare form of stomach cancer.
  • The TRY Assist Fund is the Rugby Football League’s official charity that aids players who are seriously injured playing Rugby League or affected by traumatic events in their lives.

For more information about Wakefield Trinity Wildcats please contact Communication and Media Manager John Huxley. Tel: 0844 414 0665, Mobile: 07908 175697 or e-mail: johnhuxley@wakefieldwildcats.co.uk.

Issued by: Wakefield Trinity Wildcats RLFC, Hearwell Stadium, Doncaster Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire. WF1 5EY

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