A RUGBY club will be hosting its very own Armed Forces Day to pay their own tribute.

The event will take place at Darlington Mowden Park ahead of the club's game against Rosslyn Park tomorrow from 1pm.

The Remembrance Day game will help to raise money for both Help for Heroes and the Royal British Legion, with a strong military theme running throughout the day.

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Both charities will be in attendance to fundraise for their worthy causes, supported by a wealth of cadets.

Prior to kick off, supporters will be able to explore a range of military vehicles and capability exhibits outside the stadium. Troops and volunteers from the Royal Dragoon Guards and the 50 Signal Squadron will be on hand supporting the event.

On the pitch, there will be a guard of honour, with pipes and drums playing prior to kick off. A military bugler will be on hand to play the last post, before a two minute silence to mark such a poignant day. Armed Forces and Veterans can all enjoy the day for free.

Simply show you’re MOD 90 or equivalent ID at the turnstiles and you will be allowed to watch the game free of charge.

Mowden Park director of Rugby Danny Brown said: “On a day we remember, we’re very thankful to the many military groups who have helped to support this event, and the many volunteers who are set to attend.

"We look forward to welcoming our Armed Forces and Veterans to enjoy the day for free, and hope that we can raise as much money as possible for two fantastic military charities. Rugby has a close affinity with the armed forces but on a day such as Saturday it’s important everyone remembers the sacrifices our armed forces past and present have made and continue to make each and every day to keep us safe.”