Kelly Brown Charity Lunch 2020: Hong Kong
Former Scotland and Saracens rugby union player, Kelly Brown, will be in Hong Kong for a special charity lunch hosted by HK Scottish RFC. The KPMG Life Members’ lunch will be held on Saturday, 15th February 2020.
What is the charity lunch for?
The luncheon event will also see “part proceeds and special auction items with profits donated in aid of British and Irish Lions legend, Tom Smith.”
Tom Smith is also a former Scottish international rugby player who had 61 caps for Scotland and 6 six caps for the British and Irish Lions.
He is currently battling stage four cancer, which was announced on 21 November 2019, and the goal of the lunch is to “raise funds for Tom, his family and charities close to his own heart. We wish to contribute by donating part proceeds and special auction items – with the support of the Hong Kong Rugby Community.”
Who is Kelly Brown?
According to the official event page for the lunch, Kelly retired from professional rugby in 2017 after a successful rugby international and club career. Aside from representing Scotland, he also played for Glasgow Warriors, Border Reivers and Saracens as a flanker. After retiring he was a coach with Saracens’ academy and now also coaches the Royal Navy rugby team.
- 64 international caps for Scotland including the 2007 RWC.
- Won the English Premiership 3 times and the European Champions Cup two times with Saracens.
In addition to his rugby, the event claims Kelly overcame a debilitating stammer and also sings and plays the guitar and he will be performing at the lunch event.
You can see more information about booking and prices on the event page.
- Venue: Saturday, 15th February 2020
- Date: Regal Hotel, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
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