Patrons

CRY’s patrons do a great deal to raise awareness and help save young lives, both in the public eye and behind the scenes. For more information on specific events they have supported please click here

Sir Ian Botham OBE

“I am delighted to accept the position of Honorary President of CRY’s Centre of Sports Cardiology – the first dedicated …

Rob Andrew MBE

RFU Director of Operations “Following the sad and sudden death of Scott Donkin whilst playing mini rugby in our region, …

John Barrowman MBE

“I’m pleased to offer my support to this truly worthy organisation. That so many healthy young people die from this …

Jeremy Bates

“It gives me great pleasure to be a Patron of CRY. Cardiomyopathy is a genuine risk to sportsmen and women …

Ben Brown

  “Cardiac Risk in the Young has a place in my heart because too many people are being taken from …

Clive Clarke

“I am pleased to have been asked to be a CRY patron. As a professional footballer I played for Stoke …

Jack Clifford

“I’m very honoured to be a patron for the charity CRY – Cardiac Risk in the Young. The work they …

James Cracknell OBE

“I am delighted to have become a patron of CRY to help raise awareness of this condition and the work …

Nick Easter

“It is a privilege for me to support CRY as a Patron. In my current role as a Harlequins and …

Jonny Evans

“I am pleased to be able to support CRY as a Patron. Young people need to look after themselves and …

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

“CRY has had a huge impact in raising awareness of young sudden cardiac death with coroners, pharmacy and working to …

Simon Halliday

“I feel very privileged to be a Patron of CRY. The work of this charity is truly life changing and …

Kathryn Harries

“Like many of you, buy cialis I’ve read about fit, try young people dying without warning because of an undiagnosed …

Michael Hoey

“I am honoured to become a Patron of CRY and look forward to supporting the CRY screening clinics in Northern …

John Inverdale

“Howard English was a friend who was an amazing guy and an outstanding rugby player. The ultimate Bon Viveur. It …

Tom James MBE CRY Patron

Tom James MBE

“I became a CRY Patron following my own treatment and from finding out the very positive effects that the charity …

Pat Jennings OBE KSG

“I am honoured to be asked to become a patron for CRY Northern Ireland. It is a fantastic charity and …

Robert Jones MBE

“It goes without saying that I am both delighted and honoured to be given this opportunity to become a Patron …

Rob Key

“I am privileged to have become a patron of CRY. I have been very fortunate to enjoy a career playing …

Gary Longwell

“The Northern Ireland sports community has become acutely aware of Sudden Death Syndrome in the past two years following the …

Pixie Lott

“I’ve become a patron of CRY as it affects so many young people and it’s crazy that a seemingly fit …

Emily Maitlis

If this can help save just one young life it’s worth doing. I am happy to be involved. Tweet Pin …

Graeme McDowell MBE

“I would encourage everyone to get screened, viagra order whether you are involved in sport or not. I am honoured …

Professor William McKenna

“CRY is important because it has taken a lead in bringing awareness to the community, particularly the young community, and …

Lee Mears

Lee is a former English rugby union footballer, viagra who played hooker at Bath and for England and had 42 …

Bill Neely

“Having seen the horror of a young life cut short at the end of a summer run, order treat I’m …

Lawrence Okoye

“I have a strong affinity with CRY after a 16 year-old school friend of mine died suddenly.  If you are …

Phil Packer MBE CRY Patron

Phil Packer MBE

“This year I was invited to start CRY’s 3rd Bridges Walk in London. I was very fortunate to spend the …

Sir Steve Redgrave CBE

“I am pleased to be a patron of CRY having had first hand experience of the impact of such a …

Joe Root

“I am delighted and honoured to have become a CRY patron as I have been aware of CRY since my …

Andy Scott

“I am honoured to become a patron of CRY as Alison and the team were influential in my ability to …

Roger Taylor MBE

“I have supported a number of CRY events and am very pleased to become a Patron. CRY does outstanding work …

Professor Gaetano Thiene

“The fight against sudden death in the young can be won only through prevention and to this aim the collaboration …

Gregor Townsend MBE

“Two years ago, click rugby mourned the loss of Irish flanker John McCall who died in the opening match of …

Andrew Triggs-Hodge MBE

“CRY used to be an organisation that I thought would only touch a few people and that I would be …

Andrew Trimble

“I firmly believe that all young people should attend cardiac screening whether they are involved in sport or not. It …

David Walliams

“I am very pleased to have become a patron of CRY. The charity does amazing work in raising awareness of …

Alison Waters

“It was following the tragic death of Harry Faulkner – aged 18 when he died suddenly whilst playing squash – …

Matt Wells

“I chose CRY as my charity of choice for two reasons. Firstly, stuff a close friend’s brother recently passed away …

Ray Wilkins MBE

“I am very pleased to have been asked to become a Patron of CRY. I am aware of young people …

Sir Clive Woodward OBE

“CRY’s outstanding work leading the field in addressing young sudden cardiac death is to be applauded. The fast track services …