Polocrosse digs deep for Sammy
Despite the dry conditions and the Guyra Polocrosse Club not being able to host a polocrosse carnival this year, members of the club did not let this affect their fundraising efforts for 2019. Instead they have thrown their support behind a local family who are going through a difficult time.
Three-year-old Sam Hope has been undergoing treatment for over 12 months for Leukaemia and the Polocrosse Club held a raffle to raise money for Sam and his family. The tickets, which were sold at tournaments attended by players and online, raised $1535.
The Polocrosse Club would like to acknowledge and thank their very generous sponsors for their support with the raffle which was drawn at the Girl Talk Clinic being held at Armidale on September 1st and all winners have been notified.
1st Place: Jocelyn Burey, Albury - Sharp Shooter Racquet
2ndPlace: Richard Post, Guyra - "The Drover" book, donated by Burtons Saddlery Armidale.
3rd Place: Trish Shephard, Warwick- $100 Bunning Voucher, donated by Bunnings Armidale.
4th Place: Matt Falconer, Glen Innes- Halter and Bell Boots, donated by Horseland Armidale
5th Place: Andrew White, Guyra - $50 Coles Voucher, donated by Kapunda Pastoral.
The battle for young Sam is far from over after having spent 12 months in Newcastle undergoing treatment for Leukaemia. He is now home, however he is still required to travel to Newcastle once a month for ongoing treatment.
You can also assist Sam and his family by visiting the gofundme page https://www.gofundme.com/f/Hope4Sammy Please if you can donate and help this young family.