Scotland Star auctions personal memorabilia for Whiteleys Retreat!

Ayrshire Bulls at Whiteleys Retreat

Ayrshire Bulls rugby Star Gordon Reid Santa at Whiteleys Retreat

Scotland & Ayrshire Bulls Rugby Star, Big Gordy Reid, visited Whiteleys Retreat last week dressed as Santa. The local Carrick Round Table kindly picked up Santa in their amazing musical sleigh along with his favourite Elf and landed at Whiteleys Retreat in Ayrshire to meet the children and families who were enjoying respite with the charity.Whiteleys Retreat is an Ayrshire charity providing vital therapeutic respite breaks to children, young people and their families with cancer or a life altering illness. Perfectly situated within 30 acres of beautiful Ayrshire countryside on the outskirts of Ayr.Gordon first visited Whiteleys as part of the Ayrshire Bulls/Whiteleys Retreat charity partneship and wanted to bring a bit of Christmas cheer. So moved was Gordon after his visit he decided to auction some of his personal memorabilia from the 2019 Japan Rugby World Cup. Never one to shy from action Big Gordy struck the next day storming the stage unannounced at the end of the auction at the Ayr Rugby Clubs Presidents Lunch. Describing his recent visit to Whiteleys he asked the 150 strong audience to dig deep and offered to auction 2 rugby strips signed by the full Scotland World Cup Rugby Squad. Rugby Club Legend Norrie Lymburn took to the stage and directed the proceedings raising £10K in just 10 minutes, all of which will go to Whiteleys Retreat. You can watch Gordys emotional speech and auction here.(Image credit: George McMillan)#backingthebulls