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Sudbury RFC, Sudbury, Suffolk, to Host Walking with the Wounded Presentation on Sunday 13th March 2016, 12.30-130pm

Author: Sudbury RUFC Published: 26th February 2016 09:02

Walking with the WoundedSudbury RFC, Sudbury, Suffolk, to Host Walking with the Wounded Presentation
on Sunday 13th March 2016, 12.30-130pm

Sudbury RFC, Sudbury, Suffolk, to Host Walking with the Wounded Presentation
on Sunday 13th March 2016, 12.30-130pm

Sudbury RFC are delighted, on Sunday 13th March at 12.30pm, to be hosting the Charity ‘Walking with the wounded’ (WWTW) www.walkingwiththewounded.org.uk a phenomenal Charity that has Prince Harry as one their major supporters.

Ed Parker, Matt Fisher and Victoria Nicholson from ‘Walking with the Wounded’ who are known for its daring expeditions to some of the remotest places on earth, will be talking about their adventures and aim for the Charity which is all about helping wounded servicemen and women with both physical and mental injuries back into employment.

This is an opportunity for the Club to come together as a whole to hear from inspirational individuals whom will educate and entertain with their amazing stories.

Sausage, chips and a drink will be available for £ 3 for hungry and thirsty children after a mornings rugby. Full Sunday catering will be available and the bar will be open.

The Club is hoping that every team from minis, girls, ladies to seniors 1st XV, 2nd XV & 3rd XV will do everything to support this event. This is an open event so the club will be delighted to host friends, family and anyone else who would like to hear from 3 very special people.

Please support this once in a lifetime opportunity to hear from real life heroes, you will not be disappointed. Underneath is a brief history of Ed, Matt and Victoria.

Ed Parker – Co-Founder of WWTW

Ed Parker

Ed Parker
Ed founded Walking With The Wounded with Simon Daglish in 2010 after his nephew was severely injured, losing both of his legs. Having spent 10 years in the army, serving in the First Battalion Royal Green Jackets, stationed in the UK and Germany and seeing operational service in Northern Ireland, Ed moved to Norfolk to start his own wine business in 2003.
‘Simon and I feel very strongly about showing support for the Armed Forces. It is something that we both feel society should be investing in, as these young people deserve so much from us after the sacrifices they have made.’

Matt Fisher
Matt Fisher
Matt discovered the Army Cadet Force in his teens and developed an interest in the Army. Whilst on a routine foot patrol in Sangin Matt sustained a gunshot wound to the foot on Boxing Day 2009, and was casevac’d back to Bastion and then on to hospital in the UK. After a year of walking badly made the decision to have his foot amputated.
Describing the walk of Britain Matt said
“I am over the moon to be part of the core team and feel like I have been handed a new lease of life that will give me the drive to take my civilian life to the next level. This will give me a great sense of pride and belonging and bring back a bit of the excitement I have been missing.”

Victoria Nicholson

Victoria NicholsonVictoria is the Special Projects Manager for WWTW and says that she has the ‘best job in the world’ setting up the charity’s major expeditions.

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