The Princess Royal visits MND fundraisers at Headingley Rugby Stadium


The Princess Royal, as Patron of Motor Neurone Disease Association, thanked fundraisers for their support.

The Princess Royal with Rob Burrow

The Princess Royal has paid a visit to Headingley Rugby Stadium in Leeds, where Her Royal Highness thanked fundraisers for raising a significant amount of money for MND research.

The Princess Royal thanking fundraisers

Her Royal Highness was joined by Rob Burrow, the former England Rugby League and Leeds Rhinos player who was diagnosed with MND in 2019. 

The Princess Royal at a round table with fundraisers

Rob, along with his teammate Kevin Sinfield, has fundraised for MND research and increased public awareness of this incurable condition.

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