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Netball tournament in memory of 16-year-old from Barkingside raises more than £1,000 for charity

PUBLISHED: 13:00 23 October 2018

Addie Brady lost her battle with cancer this year. Picture: Michelle Brady

Addie Brady lost her battle with cancer this year. Picture: Michelle Brady

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The tournament was in memory of Addie Brady who died from brain cancer in February this year.

Addie 'grew up on the courts of Redbridge'. Picture: Adrian CatwellAddie 'grew up on the courts of Redbridge'. Picture: Adrian Catwell

A netball tournament in memory of a 16-year-old player netted more than a £1,000 for charity.

Women took part in a netball rally at Redbridge Sports and Leisure Centre, Forest Road, Barkingside, to remember Addie Brady who died from brain cancer in February.

Thirty teams entered the event and £1,292.60 was generated through entry cost and raffles.

The money will be donated to the Addie Brady Foundation which seeks to raise awareness and boost research into brain tumours.

Shona McCabe of Redbridge Sports and Leisure said: “It was a wonderful night and amazing to see such great support from the netball world for Michelle who is an inspiration and has created a fantastic foundation in honour of her beautiful daughter Addie.”

The winners of the cup tournament were Romford A, and the champions of the plate league were Romford D.

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