Leeds Rhinos Netball Help Lymphoma Motion Charitable

Leeds Rhinos Netball Support Lymphoma Action Charitable

Rhinos’ Spherical 12 match in opposition to the Sirens helps Eli Birkinshaw, daughter of assistant coach Maggie Birkinshaw. The athletes needed to help the household after Eli was recognized with Hodgkin lymphoma; Watch the match reside on Sky Sports activities Foremost Occasion and Combine from 5pm

Final replace: 11/04/22 2:59 PM

Leeds Rhinos Netball band together as a club for their assistant coach and her daughter (Image source: Ben Lumley)

Leeds Rhinos Netball band collectively as a membership for his or her assistant coach and her daughter (Picture supply: Ben Lumley)

Leeds Rhinos Netball is utilizing its twelfth spherical match in opposition to Strathclyde Sirens to boost cash for the Lymphoma Motion charity in help of Ellie Birkinshaw.

Birkinshaw, who was recognized with Hodgkin lymphoma this yr, is the daughter of assistant coach Maggie Birkinshaw.

As a franchise, Leeds Rhinos is understood for supporting athletes and Crew Rhinos members throughout very difficult instances. The membership rallied round Rob Burrow and his household after he was recognized with motor neuron illness.

The previous England worldwide Birkenshaw was on the coronary heart of Rinus’ teaching employees and rose as appearing coach after the departure of Dan Ryan previous to the arrival of Tracy Robinson.

Match of the twelfth spherical between Rinos and Sirens reside Sky Sports activities primary occasion And combine up From 5 pm on Monday.

“I used to be astonished by the love and help I confirmed myself and my daughter,” Birkenshaw mentioned.

“The information that the women wish to do one thing to boost cash and lift consciousness for a charity that may be very near my coronary heart may be very humble information and I’m very grateful.

“My daughter was recognized with lymphoma in February, and she or he’s partly on her manner inside six months of chemotherapy. She’s very optimistic and she or he’s an enormous inspiration to us.

“She goes by means of powerful days, which is to be anticipated, however she is robust and she or he is actually grateful for what the crew is doing. I used to be confused once I instructed her what the gamers determined to do and dissatisfied that she couldn’t be there as a result of she has no immunity however I do know she sends her honest thanks.

“Hopefully we will elevate some cash for charities in addition to outreach to spotlight the illness so extra analysis may be achieved. You do not notice till you have been by means of one thing like this how a lot recommendation and help there may be on the market and the fantastic work of those charities.”

“Not solely had been the gamers and employees unbelievable, everybody on the membership was too. Folks like Gary Hetherington, Dan Busfield and Rob Oates took the time to speak to me and provides their help and it means lots to me.

“Particular due to Head Coach Rhinos, additionally Tracy Robinson for her unconditional help and friendship as I navigate my position as assistant coach for her and my mother.”

Leeds Rhinos Netball athletes will put on Lymphoma Motion jerseys whereas getting ready for the competitors together with fundraising actions on the Allam Sports activities Middle.

“Maggie is a lot liked within the netball world, not simply in Yorkshire however all through the sport, we all know the netball household might be proper behind her and her daughter throughout this troublesome time,” mentioned Rhea Dixon.

Leeds Rhinos Netball entered the match in opposition to Strathclyde Sirens seventh on the Vitality Netball Superleague desk.

The crew, taking part in in solely their second season within the Superleague, received 5 of their 10 video games throughout their marketing campaign in 2022. Final season, they made it to the playoffs the primary time they had been requested.

Watch the Leeds Rhinos Netball vs Strathclyde Sirens match reside on Sky Sports activities Foremost Occasion, Area and Combine from 5pm.