Rugby star Leigh opens pool at children's hospice

Rugby star Leigh opens pool at children's hospice

HYDROTHERAPY POOL: Welsh rugby star Leigh Halfpenny with parents Chris and Em Connor and three-year-old Mia (4887105)

FAMILY: Parents Natalie and Anthony Boggis with their children Rhys and Carys with Leigh Halfpenny (4887120)

HERO: Leigh Halfpenny with Sam Edmonds after he signed his shirt (4887179)

CHARITY AMBASSADOR: Leigh Halfpenny with Rhys Boggis at Ty Hafan children's hospice (4887190)

PAINT JOB: Leigh Halfpenny left a red hand print on the wall at Ty Hafan (4887113)

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WELSH rugby star Leigh Halfpenny officially opened a brand new hydrotherapy pool at the Ty Hafan children’s hospice yesterday, March 26.

Leigh signed autographs and brought massive smiles to the faces of the children as he officially cut the ribbon to the hydrotherapy pool and left a painted handprint on the walls of the Sully-based hospice.

Ty Hafan Ambassador Leigh, who is currently recovering from a dislocated shoulder himself, said it was an “honour and a privilege” to officially open the hydrotherapy pool and that he hoped the children would enjoy the “state of the art” facility.

He added that Welsh rugby players used similar facilities for recovery themselves, and that he always preferred hot water to cold baths!

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