England rugby star causes stir at Welwyn Garden City school

PUBLISHED: 07:58 22 May 2009 | UPDATED: 22:21 26 October 2009

Richard Hill with headteacher Judith Chamberlain and pupils at Lakeside School

Richard Hill with headteacher Judith Chamberlain and pupils at Lakeside School

RUGBY World Cup winner Richard Hill was on hand to officially open a secure play area at a special needs school in WGC. The former England and Saracens flanker visited Lakeside School, in Lemsford Lane, yesterday (Thursday), in his capacity as a member of

RUGBY World Cup winner Richard Hill was on hand to officially open a secure play area at a special needs school in WGC.

The former England and Saracens flanker visited Lakeside School, in Lemsford Lane, yesterday (Thursday), in his capacity as a member of national charity Wooden Spoon.

The organisation, which is the official charity of British rugby, stumped up £7,000 to buy a new fence and security gates for the school's sports court.

Mr Hill, 36, said he was "delighted" to take part in the unveiling of the new facility.

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