Coronation Street couple attend charity festival

Lucy-Jo Hudson and husband Alan Halsall.
Lucy-Jo Hudson and husband Alan Halsall.

ELITE Rugby Academy hold their third summer charity festival at the Castleford Academy sports field on Pontefract Road, Castleford, this Saturday.

The academy – run by former Castleford Tigers players turned coaches Danny Orr and Ryan Hudson – will stage their gala day in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support and the childhood muscular dystrophy charity, Joining Jack.

The day’s activities will see rugby league tournaments for various age groups, appearances from Super League players and Coronation Street couple Lucy Jo Hudson and Alan Halsall, plus various other attractions.

The gates open at 10am.

Tigers assistant coach Orr said: “Hopefully we’ll get a nice day with the weather and it should be good event.

“We’ve done it for the last two years and raised money for charities.”