Great Sankey — 29 June 2019
Warrington Armed Forces Day – The ‘Sephton ‘Trophy
Now in its ninth year Warrington Armed Forces Day at Crosfields RLFC is the focal point of the town’s AFD
A triple header of Armed Forces Rugby – A Tri-Services free fun filled family event that garners tremendous
Game-1=ROYAL MARINES-Vs-ARMY RL ACADEMY
Game-2=MERCIAN REGIMENT-Vs-DUKE OF LANCS REGT
Game-3=CROSFIELDS RLFC-Vs-ARMY RL
Around the main pitch there are numerous Regular and Reserve Units stalls and stands with asset and vehicle displays exhibiting their capability; informing who they are and what they do.
Veteran’s and Armed Forces Charity information stands, as well as ex-service/RBL associations together with involvement and activities from local Cadet forces ensuring engagement across all age groups.
Various community groups, Civilian Military enthusiasts and clubs with Blank Firing Field Guns and Small Arms, Emergency Services, Rugby organisations and charities also attend providing interesting and engaging activities that add to the festival atmosphere of the event.
The event is FREE to enter with FREE parking and FREE gifts for children.
Zero charge for the vast majority of activities provided including facepainting, craft lessons, inflatable obstacle courses, Airsoft Rifle ranges, climbing walls and more.
Local dignitaries and VIPs will be in attendance including 1* and 2* Senior Officers. They are very much involved in
community/commercial engagement and prize giving on the day.