FEATHERSTONE’S Carnegie Challenge Cup third round tie against the Army at Bigfellas Stadium on Saturday, March 5, will be dedicated to former Featherstone and Castleford Tigers player Ian Tonks’s daughter Megan, who died recently at the age of twelve from cystic fibrosis.
Featherstone captain Stuart Dickens a friend, work colleague and team mate of Ian’s, knew Megan well.
Dickens said: “Megan was a lovely girl. Cystic fibrosis is a condition which with the improvements in care and treatment now gives sufferers a longer life expectation in many cases, but sadly not for Megan, a very brave little girl.”
The Rovers-Army game kicks off at 2pm and admission is £10 for adults, £5 for concessions, and £2 for children.
The half time ‘golden gamble’ raffle will have a second prize, a signed Rovers’ jersey. Normally 50 per cent of the proceeds go towards club funds. On this occasion it will go to the Cystic Fibrosis Charity.