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Celebrity Charity T20 Cricket Match

31 August 2019

Saturday 31 August 2019
12pm start

Rochdale Cricket Club
Bridgefold Road
OL11 5BX


Fun filled charity T20 Cricket match with the locals taking on a Celebrity X1 with Dark Fruits FC (Rochdale CC) v Once Upon A Smile Celebrity 11.

Players include Ben Ryan Davies, Hollyoakes, Waterloo Road; Jay Kontzle, Emmerdale, Fresh Meat; Cel Spellman, Coldfeet, Waterloo Road; Danny Miller, Emmerdale; singer Shane Ritchie Jnr, and Matt Calland, Lewis Sheridan, Aidy Gleeson and Zac Baker and players from Rochdale Hornets and Mayfield.

Raising money for Once Upon A Smile - the only bereavement charity in the UK to offer a variety of support to families through such a difficult time - and a charity closer to home, SG6 (Steve Gartland Foundation).

The Once Upon a Smile Manchester based charity supports people in their hour of need at times of bereavement. Since 2011, they have provided much needed emotional and financial aid throughout our region. They have various fundraising efforts and one is celebrity football matches against local sides - their team is packed with stars from the soaps, stage and screen, as well as ex-football stars.

For this game, however, they are lifting their cricket bats to take on a Rochdale Cricket Club packed with local sportsmen.

The bar will be open and food will be served all day at what promises to be a sporting and entertainment spectacular.

Entry fee: Free

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