Lloyds Bank Rugby Lunch

Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Event Type
Sports Dinner

For Tickets or more information, please contact:
fundraising on 01633 851051 or fundraising@stdavidshospicecare.org

Lloyds Bank Rugby Lunch

We are delighted to announce the Annual Rugby Lunch returns on Friday, January 24th, 2020 and we would like to invite you to join us at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff from 12 Noon for an eventful afternoon whilst helping raise vital funds for St David’s Hospice Care.

This is the 17th year of the well-established Rugby Lunch which is always held just prior to the start of the Six Nations. LLoyds Bank match funds the monies raised on the day and have now exceeded £212,000 for various local charities. Always a highly entertaining afternoon, this year we have guest speakers Steve Fenwick, Phil Howe and Compere Phil Steele.

Format of the event:

  • Meeting from 12 Noon for a catch up and informal networking in readiness for lunch and ‘kick-off’ at 1.15pm
  • A 3 course meal, speakers, auction and raffle with an aim to finish around 4.30pm.

Compere – Phil Steele


Broadcaster and former schoolteacher Phil Steele is one of Wales’ most popular after dinner speakers. His strong sporting background as a former top class welsh rugby player with Newport RFC in the 1980’s together with his role as a mirthful radio presenter and sports commentator for BBC Wales radio and television have enabled him to develop a wide variety of material. Phil is a great supporter of the work of the Hospice movement.

Speaker – Steve Fenwick

 (Photo Credit: Paul Fears Photography)

Steven Paul Fenwick (born 23 July 1951 in Caerphilly) is a former Welsh rugby union, British Lion and professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1970s and 1980s. He played representative level rugby union for Wales, and at club level for Bridgend RFC, as a centre, and representative level rugby league for Wales. Making his début against France in 1975 for Wales, in which he scored a try after only five minutes he went on to gain 30 caps and 4 for the British Lions.

Comedian – Phil Howe

Born and still living in Ferndale from a working class family. Phil attended the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff and became an actor in 1978. He has worked in theatre, radio, pantomime, television and film;
working in film in America, Spain London and Wales. His TV work includes Eastenders, Casualty, Brookside, The Bill, Hollyoaks, Stella and High Hopes.
Stand up comedy includes work on the BBC with Dannii Minogue and HTV with Owen Money. Phil has a film company called Wild River Films. He has just finished a new film Red Mist thriller coming out 2020.


  • £55 per person
  • Tables of 10 encouraged at £550


  • To secure your place call 01633 851051 to book a table, request an invoice or email by reply
  • Places usually sell out so don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Menu – TBA

This event is kindly sponsored by:

LLoyds Bank

Hosted By:


All of the money raised at this event goes towards the continued work of St David’s Hospice Care:


Auction & Raffle Prizes:

We are always looking for good quality Auction & Raffle Prizes, if you would like to donate something for this Event please contact Kris Broome:

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