The John Adams Memorial Match Prize Draw
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The John Adams Memorial Match Prize Draw

The John Adams Memorial Match Prize Draw

The Adams family – Jeanette, George, Diane, Lois and Andy – along with a number of Ventnor RFC sponsors have put together a mouth watering array of raffle prizes and auction lots for The John Adams Memorial Match on Saturday (3rd September) at Watcombe, which kicks off at 1:15pm.

Babz and the Rev Riches are organising it all . . . .

The John Adams Memorial Match Prize Draw
The John Adams Memorial Match Prize Draw

Below are a brief selection of the items:-

  • Rapanui Voucher (£25)
  • Amazon Voucher (£20)
  • Breakfast at Besty and Spinky’s, Ventnor Esplanade
  • Floating Wine Glass and Wine
  • £30 Bar Tab at VRFC
  • A voucher from The Beauty Box in Freshwater
  • Mermaid Gin – one pink, one blue
  • China Tea Set
  • Crystal Decanter
  • Dom Perignon Champagne
  • Tea at The Hambrough, Ventnor – with bubbly
  • A Liz Earle Gift Set
  • Gym Equipment – including an Abs Machine, 4k Dumbbells and Exercise Bike
  • Signed Bath Rugby Shirt
  • A Smoking Lobster (Cowes) voucher
  • Breakfast for two at The Two Cooks, Ventnor
  • A voucher from The Flower Garden, Newport
  • Golf Clubs and Trolley

Plus LOADS of booze and the Rev’s mandatory Mystery Prizes . . . .

A very rough schedule of the day is as follows:

12:00 Bar opens with a welcome drink from Adams family and short addresses by George Adams and Stuart Babington
13:15 Ventnor Select XV v Sandown & Shanklin RFC and Isle of Wight RFC Combined XV
30 minutes per half.
15:00 Ventnor 1st XV v Havant 3rd XV
15:45 First Raffle Draw
17:00 Awards. Second Raffle Draw. Auction

The John Adams Memorial Match update
The John Adams Memorial Match Sat 3rd September 2022 kick-off 115pm

The Ventnor Squad for the John Adams Memorial Match is as follows at present. Expect a few additions.

James Blake (capt)

Andrew Addison
Gary Ball
Josh Braham
Harry Colson
Jason Coltham
Ben Cooper
George Creighton
Gav Davis
Tom Engelgardt
Fred Fairman
Oscar Fitzgerald
Mike Flanagan
Alan Fox
Gary Freeston (hopefully)
Gareth Gough
James Green
Cameron Griggs
Ross Harris
Charlie Magnurson
Dean Magnurson
Steve Maskell
Warren Riches
Jack Rushton
Tom Wells
Wayne Williams

If you fancy a run out and your name is not down on the list, contact James Blake on 07586 677218

Don’t forget, BRING PLENTY OF CASH. All proceeds are going to The Earl Mountbatten Hospice who cared for John.

The referee for the game will be Nigel Malkin – a classic example of ‘poacher turned gamekeeper’ if ever there was one!

Particular thanks go to Ventnor RFC’s Jac Stemmet and to Michael Cooper of the Hurricanes (former Ventnor RFC player) for putting the opposition squad together.

James BlakeVentnor RFC 2XV captain will lead our team who will be resplendent in their new kit sponsored by Wight Shipyards (many thanks to Jack Rushton and the crew).

The John Adams Memorial Match for Mountbatten Isle of Wight donate online
The John Adams Memorial Match for Mountbatten Isle of Wight donate online

We are pleased to say you can now donate to The John Adams Memorial Match in aid of Mountbatten Isle of Wight via justgiving.com

Ventnor RFC 1XV v Havant RFC 3XV fixture Sat 3 September 2022
Ventnor RFC 1XV v Havant RFC 3XV fixture Sat 3 September 2022

Following the John Adams Memorial Match will be the Ventnor RFC 1XV‘s first of the Counties 3 Hampshire game, of the Ventnor RFC 1XV fixtures, for the 2022-23 season.

Kick-off 3pm, PO38 1LP – all welcome.

Best Regards

James

JAMES MORTON
Ventnor RFC
T: 07901 938 317