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Weʼre raising £444,000 to show our support for Ed Slater and his family.

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Gloucester Rugby have set up this page to show our support for Ed Slater and his family following his diagnosis with Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

Following six months of testing, Ed’s diagnosis was confirmed last week and as a result, with the support of his family, friends and Gloucester Rugby, he has made the difficult decision to retire from professional rugby with immediate effect.

Everyone at Gloucester Rugby - players, management and staff - are entirely committed to supporting Ed, his wife Jo and his three children in whatever way required. We know the same will be true of Gloucester and Leicester fans, and the wider rugby community.

While Ed, his family and the Club take time to determine next steps, Gloucester Rugby have opened this JustGiving page. The direction of these funds will be determined in due course, whether it be supporting Ed and his family directly and/or a selected MND charity.

Neither the club nor the Slater family will be making any further comment at this time and kindly request that those wishes be respected.

For more information on MND please visit www.mndassociation.org.

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  • Gloucester Rugby4 months ago
    Gloucester Rugby

    Gloucester Rugby

    4 months ago
    Update from the Page owner

    Thank you so much for your amazing support. We had added a new milestone today, as Ed launches his first event, a 350+ mile cycle ride with friends & family. With that, we have added our next target to this page, £444,000, inspired by Ed's rugby shirt number. Read more about the ride here: https://www.gloucesterrugby.co.uk/news/4ed-campaign-to-launch-with-350-mile-cycle

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4 months ago

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Page last updated on: 11/25/2022 20.30

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6743

  • Abbi Wilson

    Abbi Wilson

    Nov 25, 2022

    From Abbi Wilson’s skydive fundraiser for Ed slater and SHOUT. I have done a skydive to raise money for Ed and his family

    £230.00

  • Nikki

    Nikki

    Nov 23, 2022

    Just bought a shirt for my grandson and realised they have stopped the £10 donatio. Keep going and everyone is thinking of you

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Nov 23, 2022

    Keep going Ed your doing a terrific job

  • Gwyn Williams

    Gwyn Williams

    Nov 21, 2022

    £10.00

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    Nov 21, 2022

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    Nov 20, 2022

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    Anonymous

    Nov 20, 2022

    £50.00

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