Clarke Lister Charity Netball Tournament 2012
The 6th annual Clarke Lister charity netball tournament took place on Saturday 8th September 2012 at Walbottle Campus Technology College. 19 teams participated in the competition which was a huge success and was enjoyed by all. The trophy final was won by Seatonians A who beat Newcastle City and the plate final was won by Grangetown with Seatonians B coming runners up.
Throughout the whole day £1,070 was raised with £4320 being raised over the last six years in aid of The Clarke Lister Brain Haemorrhage Foundation which is a local North East charity.
Clarke’s mother Carole Lister started up the charity after ten year old Clarke died of a Brain Haemorrhage without warning. Each year over 15,500 people are treated nationally of which there are over 1000 people within the North East. 38% of sufferers are left severely handicapped and in need of care 24/7 and 58% of sufferers will die.
Thanks to all who helped with the organising, tombola, refreshments, timing and umpiring. A special thanks to Aura Community and Leisure who provided the courts at Walbottle Campus at a significantly reduced price, England Netball, Team Northumbria and friends for their donations of prizes. The day would not have run as smoothly without their help!