90 minutes for cancer charity football game raises $20,000

All for charity: Horsley Park Rams and Kemps Creek Tigers joined forces to raise money for charity. Horsley Park gained bragging rights with a 4-0 win.
All for charity: Horsley Park Rams and Kemps Creek Tigers joined forces to raise money for charity. Horsley Park gained bragging rights with a 4-0 win.

The result read Horsley Park Rams 4 Kemps Creek Tigers 0. But the real winner was the Cancer Council NSW.

The inaugural ‘90 minutes for cancer’ charity football game on Sunday smashed its initial fundraising target of $2500 and has broken the $20,000 barrier.

“We have all been or know someone who has been affected by this disease,” organising committee member Chris Ripepi said.

“We have all been or know someone who has been affected by this disease,” organising committee member Chris Ripepi said.

All the money raised is going to Cancer Council NSW to aid its mission to beat cancer.

A crowd of more than 300 people watched the game at Club Marconi between the two groups of school friends.

“Everyone knows someone affected by cancer so that’s why we decided to raise money for the Cancer Council,” one of the organising committee members Luke Maruncic said.