Bradford crowd boosted thanks to Brewin Dolphin

With Friday’s Magic Night Out visit of Bradford Bulls set to deliver a record Thunder attendance at Kingston Park Stadium, a big part of achieving that has been played by local wealth management firm Brewin Dolphin.

For the second time in three years, the company have purchased 1,000 tickets to Thunder’s Magic Weekend curtain-raiser, allowing people from the charities they work with across the region the opportunity to enjoy all the League 1 excitement.

It was an initiative that was first undertaken in 2016 when 3,033 people poured through the turnstiles to see Thunder play York City Knights and has been well received for this Friday’s match against the Bulls.

And having once again seen the tickets purchased by the firm snapped up by members of the charities community, investment manager Jeff Ball are hopeful those at the ground are going to enjoy their experience.

Ball said: “We work with a number of charities at Brewin Dolphin and realise just how important it is to recognise the work that they do in the community, and also to give them a little something to reward those that work so hard for them throughout the year.

“I know how much enjoyment Rugby League can give all the family through my work with the Rockets and it is great that Brewin Dolphin was able to extend that to so many others.

“Charities of all sizes from as far as Alnwick in the north of the region and Stockton in the south will be making their way to Kingston Park and we have let the charities decide how best to use the tickets.

“Some are taking their volunteers and staff to say thank you, some are taking disadvantaged children who have never been to a sporting event and some have used the tickets to fundraise or as prizes.

“With it already set to be a fun, family atmosphere, to have so many people that make a real difference to those less fortunate in one place will no doubt make it a night to remember.”