Rugby club gets a helping hand from young Harry

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A young Morley rugby player isn’t letting surgery stop him from raising funds for his sports club.

Harry Ward, nine, who plays for Morley Rugby Club’s U10s, is unable to take part in a team sponsored zombie run event this year, to help raise cash for their team’s new playing kit, as he will be undergoing corrective surgery on both knees in May.

But he didn’t want to miss out and has taken it upon himself to do some fundraising of his own by giving up his Easter weekend to wash cars.

Charging £5 per car, Harry, who was joined by a few of his friends, scrubbed and polished vehices that pulled into his street on Margaret Close.

The Asquith Primary School pupil had high hopes of raising about £200, but smashed his target making a grand total of £300.

Mum Allison said: “Harry was disappointed when he learned he would be in hospital when his friends and club would be taking part in the zombie run event.

“So we discussed a few ideas on how he could help raise money and do his part and he said he wanted to do car washing.

““We are very proud of Harry’s achievement.”

Harry’s dad, Ian, who is an assistant coach with the U10s, has played rugby for Morley RFC for many years and now plays for the veterans Spartans team.

To help Harry raise even more funds for his club, visit his fundraising page: