HERTFORD RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB


ENGLAND RUGBY GRAND DRAW 2016 - 2017

“A simple and risk free way to raise funds for your Club”

The Draw will take place at St Albans RFC on Saturday, 1st April 2017

RFU Grand Draw ticket

The RFU Grand Draw has the main fundraiser for the Club's Projects Fund since it was established in 2010, having generated income of around £30,000 in that time. It is an incredibly easy way to raise income, with the Club retaining 90% of all ticket sales as a tax free donation less administration and postage costs. For anyone that doesn’t know, the Projects Fund helps cover the cost of improvements to the Club house and grounds that are for the benefit of all Club Members.

The Draw will take place at St Albans RFC on Saturday, 1st April 2017. There are many prizes on offer including a 10,000 1st prize.

Last season, Hertford RFC came third in the national table for “Clubs raising the most money” with Club Members selling / buying 7,032 tickets, our highest number ever, and won a cash prize of £250 donated by Highlights Floodlighting. Bishop’s Stortford came 2nd having sold 7,255 (ie just 223 tickets more than us!) but Selby came 1st, having sold an amazing 10,915 tickets.

Our figures for last season are as follows:

Tickets sales: 7,032.00
90% retained: 6,328.80
Less: 179.55
Profit: 6,149.25

With this in mind we are asking our members to buy or sell 20 tickets each to their families, friends & colleagues. The tickets (which come in books of 5 tickets) cost £1.00 each. There are more tickets available from the undersigned or from behind the Club bar if required.

The ticket stubs and monies (cheques made payable to Hertford RFC) should be returned to Andy Green, 62 Fordwich Rise, Hertford, Herts, SG14 2BN by Sunday, 5th March 2017.

Please remember that for every £1 ticket sold the Club retains 90p!

All completed ticket stubs and monies must be returned to:

a) your age group administrator if you are parent of the mini or youth sections or;

b) the undersigned for all other Members.

Cheques should be made payable to Hertford RFC.

Anyone requiring additional tickets to sell can obtain them from behind the bar.

Andy "Bunter" Green
Draw Organizer for Hertford RFC

++++ * TICKETS RETURN DEADLINE NOW EXTENDED TO SUNDAY 26 MARCH ++++

Many thanks to all those members that have returned their completed ticket stubs and monies to date. The total number of sold tickets currently stands at 2,370.

To those that haven’t...... We are way below our sales target of 7,500. This is not an impossible aim as 7,032 were sold last year. To help us try and reach this target the RFU have now given us an extension up to 26th March 17,

All sold tickets and monies must be received by the undersigned by the above date and not a day later!

This is the Club’s most important fund raiser of the year, with the Club retaining 90p from each £1 ticket sold as a tax free donation. All profit goes towards projects that enhance our facilities at Hoe Lane, such as the new car park and driveway which is now looking very good indeed. Please therefore try to sell or buy as many of your allocated tickets as possible. Your support is greatly appreciated!

Regards

Andy “Bunter” Green
RFU Draw Organizer for Hertford RFC.

GRAND DRAW PRIZE LIST 2016 - 2017

1st: £10,000
2nd: £1000 donated by Robinson Low Francis
3rd: £1000 donated by Mazars
4th: 2 tickets and one night hotel accommodation in London for an
Old Mutual Wealth Series International, autumn 2017 donated by England Rugby Travel
5th: £500 cash donated by Bates Wells & Braithwaite
6th Signed RBS 6 Nations 2016/17 Rugby Shirt signed by England Squad donated by England Rugby
7-9th 2x tickets and hospitality to Old Mutual Wealth Series International at Twickenham, autumn 2017 donated by TEL and England Rugby
10th Red Letter Day Voucher value up to the value of £500 donated by Plexus Law
11th Case of Fine Wine (value up to £500) donated by Travers Smith
12th Case of Fine Wine (value up to £500) donated by Farrer & Co
13th Signed 2017 Lions Rugby Ball donated by RHINO Rugby
14th RBS 6 Nations Signed Rugby Ball season 2016/17 donated by GILBERT
15th Overnight Stay for 2 including Dinner, B&B at the Petersham Hotel donated by Petersham Hotel
16th 2 nights B&B at the London Marriott Hotel Twickenham in a pitch facing suite (not matchdays) donated by London Marriott Hotel, Twickenham
17th A Jeroboam of Bollinger Special Cuvee Champagne donated by Mentzendorff
18th 16 GB iPad donated by SJB Floodlighting
19th Galaxy Samsung Tablet donated by Abacus Floodlighting
20-21st Signed Bath Rugby 2016/17 Home/Away shirt donated by Canterbury
22-23rd £150 voucher for the Rugby Store
24th Case of Wine donated by Jardines
25th Case of Wine donated by Expecto
26-27th 96 cans of Guinness donated by Diageo/Guinnes

28th A Dove Men Care Hamper
29th A British & Irish Lions 2017 Rugby Jersey
30-33rd 2x tickets to AVIVA PREMIERSHIP FINAL May 2017
34-35th Family Ticket to the World Museum of Rugby donated by WMR

Club Prize Club raising the most money
Set of 10m hinged Rugby Posts donated by Harrod UK

School Prize School raising the most money
2x tickets and hospitality to Old Mutual Wealth Series International at Twickenham, autumn 2017 donated by TEL and England Rugby

Club and School Draw Draw for Clubs and Schools returning by 06/03/2017 and selling minimum £150 worth of tickets
1st 2x tickets and hospitality to Old Mutual Wealth Series International at Twickenham, autumn 2017 donated by TEL and England Rugby
2nd 4 Ball Round of Golf at Castle Stuart, Inverness donated by Ransomes Jacobsen
3rd £250 cash donated by Highlights Floodlighting
4-5th Keith Kent Pitch Consultancy donated by Keith Kent & Rigby Taylor
6th £500 of graphics for club banner/sign/vehicle/wallpaper donated by Signs Express
7th A bag of Training Balls donated by GILBERT
8th 2x tickets to the AVIVA Premiership Final May 2017
9th £50 voucher donated by the Rugby Store



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