Four Lodges combined to present the Taunton Gladiators Wheelchair Rugby Team with £1000.00. Representatives were there from the following Lodges; Fidelity and Sincerity, Corinthian Pillar, Somerset Military and New Zealand. Tony Smith and Jules Alan were there to receive the cheque from Chris Waterhouse the Past Master of New Zealand Lodge. Tony is a Devon Mason from Crediton and ex military.
The Taunton Gladiators was set up to assist ex serviceman and civilians suffering from limb loss or disability. Jules Allen the Gladiators team coach was recently a member of the UK Invictus team that competed in Germany. The visitors were treated to a training session and a game. The competitors not holding back during the competition.
Chris Waterhouse with Tony Smith and Jules Allen
Gladiators with Tony Smith, Chris Waterhouse, Matt Layzell, Mike Condick, Scott Gibbons, Nick Shard and Grant Lyon