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Rugby legend Rory Best passing through Co Monaghan as part of Cancer Fund for Children challenge

Sep 10, 2021 10:09 By News Northern Sound
Rugby legend Rory Best passing through Co Monaghan as part of Cancer Fund for Children challenge Rugby legend Rory Best passing through Co Monaghan as part of Cancer Fund for Children challenge
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He's hoping to raise €500,000 for the new centre in Mayo.

Irish rugby legend Rory Best is passing through Co Monaghan this afternoon as part of a walking challenge in aid of Cancer Fund for Children.

The former Ireland and Ulster captain is undertaking a 180 miles walking challenge from Daisy Lodge in Newcastle, Co Down, to the site of a proposed second Daisy Lodge in Cong, Co Mayo.

Daisy Lodge is a therapeutic centre that provides short breaks to children with cancer across Ireland and their families.

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Rory Best is hoping to raise €500,000 for the new centre in Mayo, which he says is urgently needed.

He'll be joined by Tommy Bowe and Connor McManus on the Monaghan leg and says they'll be a great support:

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