THERE ARE BAD DAYS....

JUST RECEIVED AN EMAIL, YOU KNOW THE TYPE, JUST PLAIN BAD NEWS...THIS ONE INVOLVES A FAMILY CONNECTED WITH A CLUB THAT I WAS A PART OF IN THE LATE 80s....THE TAMWORTH UNITED "REBELS".

THAT CLUB WAS LIKE BEING PART OF AN EXTENDED FAMILY ...IT KICKED OFF IM '86, I LEFT TO MOVE TO THE CENTRAL COAST IN '88 BUT IN THOSE 2 SHORT YEARS I HAD SOME OF THE MOST ENJOYABLE TIMES I HAVE HAD IN FOOTY...ALL GOOD DOWN TO EARTH PEOPLE...JUST A GOOD CLUB.

THIS ARVO I RECEIVED AN EMAIL ABOUT A FORMER PLAYER WHOM, AT JUST 45 WITH A WIFE & 2 KIDS, HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH A BRAIN TUMOUR. DARREN RICKARD WAS THE SORT OF PLAYER YOU WISH YOU HAD 17 OF IN YOUR TEAM NOW HE HAS BEEN GIVEN THE ULTIMATE KICK IN THE GUTS!

HIS ONLY CHANCE IS TREATMENT DEVELOPED IN GERMANY ...NO G/TEES BUT...IT IS HIS ONLY CHANCE & IT IS MEDICALLY RECOGNISED AS SUCH.

THE COST ????.....$40,000.

YOU CAN HELP...THERE IS AN APPEAL ...THERE ARE DIRECT DEPOSIT DETAILS AVAIL  ( Phone TPE /SUE Chapman 67 607722 for details) & a FUND RAISER "RACING FOR RICKO" IS BEING HELD AT THE TAMWORTH TENNIS CLUB ON FRIDAY 30/11...AGAIN CONTACT SUE AT TPE ( tickets are $50 ).

Ricko is "footy family" ....he needs YOUR help....PLEASE ......give what you can.

Thank you...Chillo




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