East Ruston charity football match is a big success


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East Ruston Football Club staged the second Lawrie McKenzie memorial match which featured past and present members of the club.

Lawrie, who died in November 2013, had two stints as manager of the club and was on the committee when he passed away.

A highly entertaining encounter to honour his memory, which featured goals a plenty, was followed by a barbeque at the Butchers Arms in the village.

Organisers were pleased to report that thanks to the generous support from players, friends, family and local businesses in the area £600 was raised.

Lawrie's family will donate the money to Norfolk and Norwich Unievrsity Hospital to purchase equipment for the radiotherapy department.

East Ruston Football Club and Lawrie's family would like to say a big thank you to everybody for all their support.