Search

Sports stars are fishing for Haven House Children’s Hospice

15:00 28 August 2014

Barry Hearn presents Darren Webster with his prize last year

Barry Hearn presents Darren Webster with his prize last year

Archant

Stars from darts and boxing pick up fishing rods for charity

The second Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) Invitational Fishing Contest is taking place at Brookmans Park’s Shepherds Way Lake, in Hertfordshire on Friday, September 12.

The day will see some of the biggest names in sport compete for the much-coveted trophy. Participants will include Phil Taylor, Barry Hearn, Steve Davis, Adrian Lewis, Stephen Bunting and over 20 other stars from the world of Darts and Boxing.

The day is in support of the Haven House Children’s Hospice, Woodford Green, Essex and this year, for the first time, they will be opening their doors to the public for them to come and watch their heroes try to land the heaviest catch of the day and win the much coveted PDC Fishing Championship.

Proceedings will begin with contestants having to throw darts to win their lake positions and then spend the day trying to outperform their fellow competitors. The nature of sports people being highly competitive will promote much rivalry and a serious amount of banter will pass across the picturesque lake setting.

Sky Sports will be covering the day’s activities and a master of ceremonies will keep the public informed, and for those that enjoy a flutter, an on-site bookmaker will be offering all the latest odds.

Food and drinks will be available throughout the day and the layout of the lake being intimate allows for the public to get up close to their favourite Sport Stars and to enjoy the contest.

The day is sure to be great fun and will attract much attention. The audience size will be limited, but if you’re quick you can get tickets for £6.00 from the event promoter’s website jbdsportsagents.co.uk.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Romford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Romford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Romford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Romford Sports News

59 minutes ago
Southend United chief executive Steve Kavanagh (third from right) is from Upminster and will be helping raise money for Prostate Cancer UK (pic: Southern News and Pictures).

Upminster resident will set off on journey to Amsterdam on June 3 to help Prostate Cancer UK try and raise half a million pounds

Upminster captain Alan Ison in batting action (pic: Kevin Roome).

Momentum is building for Upminster after another encouraging result in Division One on Saturday

15:39
TopGolf are offering free lessons for over-55s, including at their Chigwell venue (pic: Sam Docker Photography)

Sports venue hope offer leads to more choosing a healthier life

Anwar Uddin has left Sporting Bengal United after spending the 2015/16 season with the Mile End Stadium club (pic: Tim Edwards).

Old Daggers captain will be alongside the likes of Craig Mackail-Smith, Paul Benson and more this weekend

Harold Wood's vice-captain Shahbaz Khan (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo).

After an excellent performance in the field, only Raihan Hussain scored over 20 runs as they lost by 14-runs

12:00
Sir Bradley Wiggins will return to London for the Six Day event in October (pic: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/Press Association Images)

Belgian superstar already looking forward to October’s event at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

11:00
Wanstead's Aron Nijjar hit a career best total with the bat for Essex seconds (pic: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire)

Youngster posts career best total

Action from Harold Wood's Essex League Dukes T20 South West Group B clash with Woodford Wells

Essex League Dukes T20 South West Group B: Harold Wood (101 all out) lost to Woodford Wells (115-8) by 14-runs

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Win a BMW 1 series

There are fewer cars currently on the market more stylish and exciting than the BMW. Known all over the world as one of the best car manufacturers, the BMW is renowned for sleek designs and fantastic high quality workmanship.

Kindle 7 inch tablet

Are you looking for a brand new gadget to help you stay connected on the go and make that long journey home a bit more entertaining? Look no further. MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Kindle Fire 7” Display Tablets! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe