Stars of sport and TV wish Norfolk riders well ahead of charity ride

Club Together Norfolk riders. Picture Seamus Farrelly

Club Together Norfolk riders. Picture Seamus Farrelly - Credit: Archant

Some of the UK's top rugby players have wished the riders of Club Together the best ahead of the ride.

Players including Wasps' Joe Launchbury, Elliot Daly and Welsh player Adam Jones have congratulated the team ahead of the ride.

Good Morning Britain's weather presenter Lucy Verasamy wished the riders well, with Eamonn Holmes making a cheeky appearance too.

Cyclists will be heading to every rugby club in Norfolk to raise money for the Wooden Spoon charity.

On Friday, September 8 across three days riders will be going the 320 miles from club to club, camping out on the pitches before continuing their journey the next day.

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The event hoped to raise £50,000 but has smashed the target by raising more than £90,000.

All funds raised will be donated to special needs charities in Norfolk, with 50pc going to the Wooden Spoon, the Children's Charity of Rugby which will go to projects in Norfolk.

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