stars help raise £2,748 for Oaktree's speedway fence fund
£2,700 was raised when almost 200 people flocked to a successful
darts fundraiser on Wednesday evening (November 27th) to see two
of Britain's top players in action.
Pipe and Gary Anderson took part in an exhibition match at The
Oaktree. Justin is currently number nine in the PDC order of merit
while Gary is ranked at number 19.
of the audience members had a chance to play alongside their darting
heroes in a series of pairs games to see if they could beat them.
British Speedway Association rules being introduced in 2014 require
all professional racing tracks across the UK to have safety fences
to protect riders, hence the need to buy the new air fence at
The Oaktree Arena, which is home to the Somerset Rebels.
total raised was a super £2748.22 which we are delighted
about. This is a big boost to the Air Fence Fund and we are creeping
ever closer to that final figure we need to secure racing at The
Oaktree Arena in 2014," organiser Jordan Jones, pictured
with the two players, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
must also say a massive thank you to Justin Pipe and Gary Anderson
for what they did in giving up their time to support our cause.
They are two very down to earth gentlemen and were a pleasure
to have at The Oaktree. On behalf of everybody here at the club
we would like to wish the pair of them the best of luck for this
coming weekend at Butlins in Minehead for the Cash Convertors
2013 Players Championship Finals."
received such a massive amount of support for this event selling
just under 200 tickets so would also like to thank all those people
Oaktree is now in the process of planning a live music night at
The Oaktree on Saturday 25th January and details of will be available
soon on Burnham-On-Sea.com.
Justin Pipe and Gary Anderson with organiser Jordan Jones at Wednesday's