Andy Goode will don the gloves once again as he plays in a charity rugby match for an ‘exemplary’ fallen police officer will be played at Maidenhead RFC on Wednesday.
PC Andrew Harper died while responding to reports of a burglary in Sulhamstead, West Berkshire, on Thursday, August 15.
Gloves at the ready as I’m coming out of retirement again! Can’t wait to play at @maidsrfc on Wednesday in memory of PC Andrew Harper raising money for @UK_COPS in the match between @TVStagsRFC and @XixRfc! Come and watch & get involved & donate please at https://t.co/WRhjDiWWtH pic.twitter.com/h9mAmeCE3e— Andy Goode (@AndyGoode10) November 15, 2019
The match at the Braywick Road club is between Thames Valley Police Rugby, known as Thames Valley Stags RFC, and the Metropolitan Police’s XIX RFC squad.
It is being held in PC Harper’s memory and will raise funds for the charity COPS [Care of Police Survivors], which supports the families of police officers and staff who have lost their lives on duty.
Doors open at Maidenhead RFC at 5.30pm and kick-off is at 6.30pm.
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A suggested donation for those attending is £5 which will also include entry into the raffle.
Anyone who would like to donate but cannot attend can visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/tom-day7
There is also an online auction at www.good2bid.co.uk/andrewharper