Funds needed for netball trip

PUBLISHED: 20:00 23 July 2015

Tom Allen representing England  at Netball.

Tom Allen representing England at Netball.

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A Weston netball player who will represent England next month is appealing for donations to help fund the trip of a lifetime.

Tom Allen, aged 21, will travel to Australia for the sport’s world cup and will play for the national under 23s side.

He needs to raise £3000 to cover the various costs of the trip, which include flights, equipment and accommodation.

Tom, who is studying to be a PE teacher, got into playing indoor netball later in life despite having grown up around the sport.

He said: “It’s a massive honour to represent England in a national sport and I want to use this opportunity to break down the female-only stereotype.”

To donate, and for more information, visit www.gofundme.com/t2jjxcc

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