It may be Rangers v Celtic in the Cup Final at 3pm on Sunday, but for great football action head to the Myre and support a Comic Relief fund-raiser with a difference, organised by the Vine and Monkey.
Everyone is welcome at the 1 pm kick-off for the Comic Relief Lads v Ladies football game. Players are invited to take part as rolling substitutes agreement has been reached between boys’ captain Paul Macari, girls’ skipper Sarah Stewart and match official Robert. The organisers hope everyone taking part can raise £20 each in sponsorship and forms are available from there, The Plough, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or from www.rednoseday.com Everyone is invited to wear something red with the guys in welly boots and the girls in training shoes. Players, friends and family are meeting at the Vine & Monkey at 12.30 pm and can return there for a complementary bit to eat after and watch the professionals on TV.
The game rounds off a busy four days at the Vine and Monkey with a St. Patrick’s Day Quiz & Murphys promotion on Thursday; a Forfeits and Games night (includes volunteers for head shaving and chest waxing) on Friday and a fancy dress 60’s/70’s/ 80’s Karaoke night on Saturday.