Robbie Anderson Cancer Trust

Supporting young people affected by cancer

The Coleorton Christmas on the Green 2019

The Coleorton Christmas on the Green 2019 raised an amazing £1000.00 thanks to the generosity of all those who attended and The Coleorton Parish Council. A special thanks to Ann Stafford and Richard Hughes who organised the evening. We all enjoyed carols, mulled wine and mince pies, craft stalls, a local band that played beautifully and Father Christmas naturally made an appearance! The Christmas Tree was ceremoniously switched on and everyone had a wonderful time.  Unfortunately due to Covid 19 restrictions the Village will not be able to gather together  on the Green to celebrate Christmas this year.  However Coleorton […]

Robbie’s Rugby Festival 2018

The day is finally here! Join us for a fantastic day of rugby and social events in aid of such an amazing cause.   Check out the dedicated Robbie’s Rugby Festival site here for a breakdown of all the great things going on. We can’t wait to see you there.   #We’reHavingABall

Katie Hilton from the Teenage Cancer Trust on Ward 27

Katie talks through the improvements to Ward 27 which have been made possible through the Robbie Anderson Cancer Trust. Thank you to everyone involved in Robbie’s Rugby Festival 2017 – organisers, sponsors, volunteers, players, attendees, and everyone who has donated so far. Your continued support is improving the lives of young people on the Ward.   Take a look at the video here.  

Interview on BBC Radio Leicester – RRF

Ahead of Robbie’s Rugby Festival 2017 at Loughborough Grammar School, Robbie’s parents Fiona and Kevin appeared on BBC Radio Leicester to talk about the continuing work being done to improve facilities and quality of life for children on Ward 27 at Leicester Royal Infirmary. Alicia Pearson,  one of the key Event Organisers for RRF talks with Kevin and Fiona about the impact that RRF is having on awareness and support for Robbie’s Cancer Trust, and the new activities being hosted this year. A recording of the interview will continue to be available for a short time here – do take some […]

British & Irish Lions Captain is supporting Robbie’s Rugby Festival

Shortly after stepping off the pitch at Eden Park in Auckland, where the British and Irish Lions held a draw against world champions New Zealand, Captain Sam Warburton recorded the following video in support of RRF2017. A big thank you to Sam for his support! What a morning watching @lionsofficial & then we get this video from the wonderful @samwarburton_ straight after the match! HUGE THANKS!!! — RRF2017 (@RRF2017) July 8, 2017    

Robbie’s Rugby Festival 2017

Robbie’s Rugby Festival is an exciting charity event that raises life changing funds for The Robbie Anderson Cancer Trust and The Jake McCarthy Foundation. Now in its ninth year, the event has become a permanent fixture in the calendar for so many. Curated by a group of old school friends back in 2009 as an old boys reunion match, RRF is now the largest 10s rugby tournament in the Midlands attracting 30 teams and on average two thousand spectators. The vision for Robbie’s Rugby Festival is to create an atmospheric, unforgettable, inspiring event that leaves a legacy to be remembered by uniting local communities, businesses, and teams from across […]