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Brother of our Beneficiary Herve Makes his Debut for France Under 20 Rugby

Herve Irakunda a longstanding Beneficiary who we have supported ever since his accident in 2010 in South Africa when we helped fund his emergency flight to France to be reunited with his family who had been repatriated there. Herve was knocked over by …
Herve Irakunda a longstanding Beneficiary who we have supported ever since his accident in 2010 in South Africa when we helped fund his emergency flight to France to be reunited… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2017/02/brother-our-beneficiary-herve-makes-his-debut-france-under-20-rugby/

Andy Goode Pledges To Play One More Match for a Donation to the Get Busy Living Centre!

The legendary fly-half has pledged to play one more game of rugby for any club that donates £10,000 to the Get Busy Living Centre
Foundation Ambassador and rugby cult hero Andy Goode has pledged to play one game for your club! A £10,000 donation to the Matt Hampson Foundation's Get Busy Living Centre… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2017/01/andy-goode-pledges-play-one-more-match-donation-get-busy-living-centre/

England Unbeaten in 2016

England finished 2016 with a resounding victory over Australia this weekend to move to 13 wins from 13 games under Eddie Jones, 14 in total. Foundation Ambassador Ben Youngs put in a Man of the Match performance scoring an excellent try with a quick d…
England finished 2016 with a resounding victory over Australia this weekend to move to 13 wins from 13 games under Eddie Jones, 14 in total. Foundation Ambassador Ben Youngs… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/12/england-unbeaten-2016/

Handcyclists to take on the LEJOG Challenge!

A group of UK based hand cyclists are embarking on the first EVER hand cycle relay from Lands End to John O'Groats Hoping that the challenge will make it into the Guinness Book of World Records! A team of 15 handcyclists including organiser and benefic…
A group of UK based hand cyclists are embarking on the first EVER hand cycle relay from Lands End to John O'Groats Hoping that the challenge will make it into the Guinness Book of… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/08/handcyclists-take-lejog-challenge/

Tim Peters Raises Double his Target in Round the Island Race!

Tim and the Salty Sea Dogs successfully navigated their way around the Isle of Wight this past weekend raising money for the Foundation during the J P Morgan Round the Island race. Finishing an impressive 267th out of 1,600, Tim and his crew took part …
Tim and the Salty Sea Dogs successfully navigated their way around the Isle of Wight this past weekend raising money for the Foundation during the J P Morgan Round the Island… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/07/tim-peters-raises-double-his-target-round-island-race/

Tigers and Kibworth Cricket Raise Over £1000 for the Matt Hampson Foundation

A Tigers XI took on Kibworth Cricket Club in a T20 style game this past weekend raising money for the Matt Hampson Foundation.
Tigers XI including Richard Cockerill, Peter Betham and Tom Croft took on Kibworth Cricket Club this past weekend in a one day charity event. Playing T20 rules, the Leicester… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/07/tigers-and-kibworth-cricket-raises-over-1000-matt-hampson-foundation/

Foundation Supports Sturgess Leicester Golf Day

A team from the Matt Hampson Foundation featuring former Tigers and England Second Row Louis Deacon will be taking part in the annual Sturgess Golf Day today at Kirby Muxloe Golf Club. “Sturgess are and have been huge supporters of the Foundation for m…
A team from the Matt Hampson Foundation featuring former Tigers and England Second Row Louis Deacon will be taking part in the annual Sturgess Golf Day today at Kirby Muxloe Golf… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/06/foundation-supports-sturgess-leicester-golf-day/

Rob Henderson’s Golf Day Raises Money for the Foundation

The Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Course, Richmond played host to a round of Golf in aid of four charities on June 6th. Former British and Irish Lion Rob Henderson once again nominated the Matt Hampson Foundation to be a benefactor of his Golf Day. The procee…
The Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Course, Richmond played host to a round of Golf in aid of four charities on June 6th. Former British and Irish Lion Rob Henderson once again nominated… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/06/rob-hendersons-golf-day-raises-money-foundation/

Matt Hampson Foundation Supports England Deaf Rugby

The Matt Hampson Foundation supported England Deaf Rugby in their trip abroad to face Italy Deaf by providing warm up shirts
England Deaf Rugby flew out to Italy last week to take on a newly formed Italian Deaf Rugby side. The match last Saturday was Italy's first international fixture as they played… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/11/matt-hampson-foundation-supports-england-deaf-rugby/

Full Team Announcement - #J9vHambo Legends Game

The Matt Hampson Foundation England Legends vs J9 Foundation World Legends full squads announced
Full Team Announcement - #J9vHambo Legends Game   On October 15th at Allianz Park, home of the Premiership champions Saracens, Joost Van Der Westhuizen's J9 Foundation will… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/09/full-team-announcement-j9vhambo-legends-game/

Win £500 in the Shack’s Rugby Fantasy League!

Think you can beat Louis Deacon or Hambo’s fantasy rugby team this World Cup? Win weekly prizes including a £500 bar tab or a signed England Shirt! Simply sign up here http://fantasyrugby.espn.co.uk/ESPN/en/1/entryhome.do Then join the league using …
Think you can beat Louis Deacon or Hambo’s fantasy rugby team this World Cup? Win weekly prizes including a £500 bar tab or a signed England Shirt! Simply sign up here… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/09/win-500-shacks-rugby-fantasy-league/

Good Luck Stuart Broad!

The Ashes started today and the Foundation wishes good luck to our ambassador Stuart Broad! To celebrate the Ashes we have just added a huge collection of Cricket Memorabilia to www.gblmemorabilia.co.uk including a signed Garfield Sobers bat and a team…
The Ashes started today and the Foundation wishes good luck to our ambassador Stuart Broad! To celebrate the Ashes we have just added a huge collection of Cricket Memorabilia… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/07/good-luck-stuart-broad/

Henry Fraser’s Art Admired by Sporting Legends

Beneficiary and Ambassador of the Foundation, Henry Fraser has gained encouraging words and support from some of sports biggest names. Henry, who was a talented artist at school, regained his passion for art earlier this year. However, Unable to move h…
Beneficiary and Ambassador of the Foundation, Henry Fraser has gained encouraging words and support from some of the biggest names in modern sport. Henry, who was a talented… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/06/henry-frasers-art-admired-sporting-legends/

Hambo shows support for LRS Games Spring Championships!

Matt Hampson and members of the Foundation showed their support on Thursday
Matt Hampson and members of the Foundation showed their support on Thursday for the Leicester-shire & Rutland School Games Spring Championships held at Loughborough University.… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/04/hambo-shows-support-leicester-shire-rutland-school-games-spring-championships/

Hambo visits Tigers training ground

Matt was at the Leicester Tigers press day ahead of their European Champions cup away at Ulster this Saturday.
Matt was at the Leicester Tigers press day ahead of their European Champions cup away at Ulster this Saturday. Matt interviewed Marcos Ayerza, Freddie Burns and Sam Harrison… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/01/hambo-visits-tigers-training-ground/

Steffon Armitage Supports Matt

Steffon Armitage who has supported Hambo since his accident in 2005
Steffon Armitage who has supported Hambo since his accident in 2005 recently organised the Toulon players to sign some memorabilia which will be available online soon. We want… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2014/12/steffon-armitage-supports-matt/

Tigers Wheelchair Team Finish Third

After a successful inaugural season, the Leicester Tigers WRC
After a successful inaugural season, the Leicester Tigers WRC headed to their first Division 1 tournament looking to make an impact. The jump in standards between Division 2 and… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2014/11/tigers-wheelchair-team-finish-third/

Hambo Coaches in New York!

Matt coached a session at Iona College in New Rochelle, New York.
Matt coached a session at Iona College in New Rochelle, New York. Matt was taking a holiday in New York and had been asked by a friend of the Foundation Greg Collins (CEO of JP… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2014/11/hambo-coaches-new-york1/

Hambo will be attending the Opening Ceremony of Invictus Games

Hambo will be attending the Opening Ceremony of Invictus Games
Hambo will be attending the Opening Ceremony of Invictus Games tonight in London as well as the wheelchair Rugby on Friday evening. It's a great honour to have been invited to… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2014/09/hambo-will-be-attending-opening-ceremony-invictus-games/

Cyclothon UK Event

INTERNATIONAL sporting stars will return to Brands Hatch on September 11
INTERNATIONAL sporting stars will return to Brands Hatch on September 11 for the annual 12-hour Cyclothon UK event on the Grand Prix circuit. Cyclists are invited to join them on… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2014/08/cyclothon-uk-event/