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Lions hero Leigh Halfpenny donates Player of the Series prize money to Welsh kidney charity - Wales Online - FrontMotion Firefox. Halfpenny, who wowed the rugby world in Australia, has donated nearly £2,000 to the Kidney Wales Foundation, the charity has confirmed Lions superstar Leigh Halfpenny has donated his prize money for being crowned player of the series to a Welsh kidney charity. Halfpenny, who scored a record 114 points on the triumphant tour of Australia, was the standout player this summer as the tourists recorded a first series victory in 16 years. The award came juts months after he was crowned Six Nations player of the tournament and cemented his status as the hottest property in the world game. Halfpenny has decided to donate his prize fund, understood to be 3,000 Australian dollars (around £1,800) to the Kidney Wales Foundation. He said: "I was honoured to be made a Patron of Kidney Wales in my early international playing days. The Charity does great work and I have visited the Children’s Kidney Centre to see firsthand the children waiting for a transplant and on dialysis.

33 fun cosplay pics from the 1st day of San Diego Comic-Con | Blastr - FrontMotion Firefox. Robots clean depths of Sydney Harbour Bridge - FrontMotion Firefox. (Not such a) Lady and The Tramp. “Oooh, that’s lovely. Did you use the Inkwell filter?” The air was oppressively hot, like the whole of London was a locked car, hungry for dogs to stifle. There was no breeze to offer relief and the only things that moved fast were the trickles of perspiration down glistening sunburnt skin.

This was boob sweat weather, the worst kind of heat, with nowhere to hide and not enough unattended kiddies’ paddling pools to hijack. I did the only thing a girl could do in this weather; I wore as little as gynaecologically decent and did my best impression of a rotisserie chicken in the garden of PFPT Towers, slowly rotating until an even crisp formed. It was late afternoon but the sun beat down upon the streets aggressively, and people flowed along the pavement like treacle (treacle in hats, sun dresses and flip flops, granted, but treacle none the less) and as I made my way to the purveyor of cold treats, I saw him.

Like this: Like Loading... Richard III's replica head on show in York - FrontMotion Firefox. 19 July 2013Last updated at 02:43 ET Richard III's replica head is on show at the Yorkshire Museum until 13 October A facial replica based on the skull of King Richard III is on show in York. King Richard's skeletal remains were found by archaeologists beneath a car park in Leicester, and are due to be reinterred in the city next year. His reconstructed head, which is touring England, is on display at the Yorkshire Museum until 13 October. The exhibition also forms part of City of York Council's year-long programme of events to celebrate the last Yorkist king of England.

Andrew Morrison, head curator at York Museums Trust, said: "We are delighted to be able to bring to York this construction of Richard III's head. "The discovery of his bones in Leicester has ignited a lot of interest in Richard III and his connections to the city. Continue reading the main story Who was Richard III?

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