Ladies Day raises funds for Max

Ladies Day organiser Craig Farrell hands over a cheque to Max Turner
Ladies Day organiser Craig Farrell hands over a cheque to Max Turner

Scarborough RUFC’s second annual Ladies’ Day was a huge success, with over 190 guests in attendance for the game against West Leeds.

As part of the day, local businesses offered prizes for the bumper raffle draw, the proceeds of which went towards funding assessment and treatment for local boy Max Turner.

A total of £721 was raised during the raffle and donated to Max’s fund.

Max is 17-months-old and was born at just 34 weeks old with his twin sister Alice.

However, a few weeks after his birth Max was diagnosed with cerebral palsy due to complications at birth or during pregnancy.

Ladies’ Day organiser, Craig Farrell said: “Max is a gorgeous little boy with an infectious smile, but unfortunately his condition means it is very difficult for him to move independently.

“His parents Cath and Paul are trying to raise money for his assessment and treatment, which is very expensive.

“At Scarborough RUFC we’re very proud to contribute, in this small way to their fundraising efforts and we thank all the generous local businesses who donated prizes.”

“Local businesses who donated prizes to the raffle were Barons Fitness, Open Air Theatre, Relish Café, Raven Hall, Atic Beauty, Pretty ME @ Compass, Espresso Yourself, Stepney Hill

Farm, Sik Silk, Hanover Road Fisheries, Heavenly Hampers, The Plough, and Compass Fitness, so thank you to all of those.”

Anyone wishing to donate towards Max’s fund can do so at