Former British & Irish Lions and England full-back Tim Stimpson will captain a Wooden Spoon XV against a Shropshire President’s XV at Telford Hornets Town Park ground on Sunday April 8 (3pm).
Stimpson, who won a record five consecutive Premiership titles with Leicester and Newcastle, is President of the Shropshire branch of Wooden Spoon, the children’s charity of rugby.
Stimpson will lead a side of well-known past and present players against a side representing Shropshire president Judith Phelps as the centrepiece of a day of fund-raising at Town Park.
The day will include an Under-13 girls’ match at 1pm, a women’s match and a match involving the Shropshire Stags mixed ability team.
Players who will take part in the Wooden Spoon XV v Shropshire President’s XV match will include: Darren Brick (Bridgnorth), Tony Heap (Cleobury Mortimer), Andy Hamer (Ludlow), Jake Parkes (Ludlow), Ben Bennett (Newport), Andy Holmes (Newport), Phil Wilkes (Newport), Simon Evitts (Shrewsbury), Mark Cartwright, Rob Coventry, Gareth Dorrington, Jon Dyer, Matt Evans, John Everton, Rob Hill, David Kerr, Matt Leach, Nick Thomas (all Telford Hornets)