Caroline’s charity cup contest is a cracker

By Contributor in Football

THE annual Caroline Goldring Cup was contested on Sunday at Langsford Park between a Riverside Diner side and a Grub Up team.

Riverside Diner won the 12th Son-Rise cup for Autism in a cracking match against a quality Grub Up side, final score 4-2.

This match, sponsored by the Times. was a success again with £500 raised and donated to Caroline Goldring’s cause in her memory to University College London. where families can stay while their loved ones have treatment and care.

This was the third Caroline Goldring Cup, in memory of the daughter of Graham and Valerie Goldring, who died from cancer in 2014, aged 28..

Valerie told the Times: ’A big thank you everybody involved in a such a great day. It was a truly special day. A special thank you Allan Lewis, of course. It was all good fun and a good day.’

The game was an end to end battle with excellent match officials to put the polish on a great day!

Referee Wayne Bailey, assistants the Scanlan brothers Ollie and Toby with Trevor Walker as fourth Official kept the game flowing.

After the final whistle cups and awards were given by the Mayor of Tavistock, Mandy Ewings, to man of the match, the Cyril Hodge Award to Chris Bray, the Tom Wakenshaw Respect Award to Paul Cowling for years of support of the event and for promoting Action4autism.

The original Son-Rise Cup from 2006 and Carolines cup were presented to winning captain James Follett and the Riverside Diner team.

Organisers said a big thank you must go to Tavistock AFC for the use of Langsford Park and to the Tavistock Times for sponsoring the game.

The Son-Rise cup festival is now next over the weekend of 27th 28th 29th May where we have record entries!

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