Social Media

E-Zine

Sign up for the free E-Zine newsletter and get all the latest info as soon as it happens!
Name:
Email:

Help Promote Our Club

Twitter Update

Fans Forum

Championship Table

Pos Pld Pts
1 Nottingham 0 0
2 Bedford Blues 0 0
3 Bristol 0 0
4 Cornish Pirates 0 0
5 Doncaster Knights 0 0
View full table

Corporate Hospitality

Archie Club

Nottingham Rugby Add Muscle to Charity Challenge

BUSINESSMAN Malk Hall found himself snowed under by six of Nottingham's biggest rugby players as he prepares himself for the most grueling charity event of his life.

Malk Hall trainingHall, Managing Director of multi award-winning company Hall-Fast Industrial Supplies, was put through his final paces by Championship side Nottingham Rugby ahead of next week's Tough Guy Challenge in Perton, near Wolverhampton.

Entering the punishing event, covering a 15km assault course which includes dips into freezing water and crawling through icy mud under barbed wire, is all part of Hall-Fast's efforts to raise £20,000 for Fountaindale School. Already more than £4,000 has been raised for the Mansfield-based special education needs school.

Green and Whites players may not have had barbed wire, but they did test the limits of Hall's physical endurance by making him run a gauntlet of drills designed to harden even the toughest of rugby players up.

Doubled-over after the session, Hall mustered the strength to thank the Nottingham players for the hour of rugby torture that included everything from trying to manhandle resident hardman Tom Calladine to wrestling former Premiership lock Nic Rouse.

"I was revving the lads up before the sessions because I didn't want them to take it easy on me," said Hall.

"I needed to test myself because I'm facing a serious challenge in which people have been hurt in the past. Only a third of people complete the Tough Guy Challenge and I don't want to be one of those that fail, because I'm out there to raise money for the students of Fountaindale.

"I came out to man up, and the Nottingham Rugby boys have certainly made me do that."

Away from the frozen pitch, the Green and Whites have partnered up with Hall-Fast to deliver coaching sessions at Fountaindale School as part of its North Nottinghamshire Project.

Nottingham Rugby first team and community manager Steve Smith said the club is proud to add its muscle to the cause.

"Malcolm is passionate about everything he sets out to achieve and we are delighted we can help out like this," said Smith.

"We know making him suffer on the rugby pitch for an hour in this freezing weather is all for a good cause, and that makes us feel very warm inside."

Fountaindale is a Specialist SEN school situated in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, that offers an inclusive education for pupils aged 3 to 19, who have complex physical and sensory needs.

The school provides education, therapy, nursing and other specialist services to ensure that each and every child has the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

You can donate to the cause by going to http://www.bmycharity.com/hallfast

2013-01-18T08:00:00

Nottingham Rugby News and Events

Add new recordRefresh
titledate
Page size:
select
 2246 items in 113 pages
Season Launch Event At The Bay – Wednesday 2nd September 2015-09-01T00:00:00
Community Programme Shortlisted For National Award 2015-08-31T10:30:00
Gutsy Nottingham Defeated By Tongan World Cup Team 2015-08-29T00:00:00
Land Rover Nottingham supports Re-Launch Of Rugby Academy 2015-08-28T15:15:00
Gourmet Burgers, Sausage & Fish & Chips Available Tonight 2015-08-28T11:00:00
Tonga Tickets Update 2015-08-28T09:45:00
Haag Announces Team For Historic Tonga Clash 2015-08-27T12:00:00
‘Building Jerusalem’ – In Cinemas On September 1st 2015-08-26T14:00:00
Hall Fast Owner Cycles 310 Miles Within 24 Hours for Charities 2015-08-26T12:30:00
Nottingham Thank Tradelink & Gym Kit UK For Gym Contribution 2015-08-26T11:30:00
Season Launch Event At The Bay – Wednesday 2nd September 2015-08-26T10:00:00
Player Sponsorship Packages Still Available 2015-08-25T09:30:00
Nottingham Rugby’s Second Summer Training Camp Starts Today 2015-08-24T12:00:00
Green & Whites Triumph In Loughborough Friendly 2015-08-21T21:00:00
Nottingham ‘Festival Of Sport’ Ticket Giveaway Competition 2015-08-21T14:00:00
Team Named For Pre-Season Clash At Loughborough 2015-08-20T12:00:00
Second Day Of Academy Trials A Big Success 2015-08-19T20:00:00
VACANCY: Matchday PA Announcer Wanted 2015-08-19T12:45:00
Tonga Mascot & Flagbearer Competition 2015-08-17T14:30:00
Little Ruggers Programme Debuts In Keyworth & Bingham 2015-08-17T10:00:00