Leigh owner Derek Beaumont makes incredible gesture to Kevin Sinfield’s marathon challenge


Leigh owner Derek Beaumont has made special gesture to Kevin Sinfield’s marathon challenge in support of Rob Burrow with a £6,000 donation.

The Centurions owner helped take Sinfield’s marathon challenge fundraising total over the £777,777 mark with his kind gesture on Sunday.

Beaumont said: “What a man, what a charity and what an amazing support of unity from the game of rugby league.

“The £1,000 I donated doesn’t do it justice. This makes it cover that for each day! Boom, £777,777 done.”

Sinfield’s fundraising efforts for the Motor Neurone Disease Association have since passed £1million.

The Leeds Rhinos director of rugby was running his seventh and final marathon in seven days on Monday morning when the milestone was reached.

Sinfield is raising money in support of his former Rhinos colleague Rob Burrow, who is fighting the disease. His original target was £77,777.

To make a donation to Sinfield’s fundraising efforts, click here.

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