Friday 24 March 2017

Dublin rugby club auctioning off signed rugby memorabilia to raise funds for Berkeley survivors

Clodagh Cogley in a photograph taken in hospital in the US
Aoife Beary
Conor Flynn
Sean Fahey
Jack Halpin pictured in his hospital bed in California
Hannah Waters was injured in the balcony accident in Berkeley
Clare Cullen

Clare Cullen

St. Mary's College Rugby Club in Templeogue is auctioning off donated rugby memorabilia from capped rugby players to raise money for the survivors of the Berkeley tragedy.

Lots include a crested Lions jersey, signed Irish jersey and monogrammed boots donated by Jonathan Sexton, and a signed Irish jersey donated by Isaac Boss.

Jordi Murphy also donated a signed Irish Jersey while golfer Shane Lowry donated a signed Bridgestone flag.

A signed and framed picture of Brian O' Driscoll was donated by estate agent Sherry FitzGerald.

Lots can be viewed here, and bids can be submitted by e-mailing Berkeley.Auction@smcrfc.com.

Closing date for bids is midnight, Monday 31st August 2015. The winner will be the highest bid received for that lot on the above email before that time.

All proceeds will go to the families of the Berkeley survivors to help with long-term medical costs.

St. Mary's College in Rathmines is the alma mater of Ireland and Leinster rugby stars like Jonathan Sexton, Shane Jennings, and Jack McGrath.

Sexton recently donated a jersey to another fundraiser to help Berkeley survivor Aoife Beary.

Johnny Sexton donates landmark jersey to help injured Berkeley girl Aoife Beary  

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