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The Chase Celebrity Special: Matthew Hoggard wins thousands for Rainbows

Matthew Hoggard Matthew doing his red #RainbowsSelfie

Former cricketer Matthew Hoggard MBE scooped £21,000 for Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People by taking part in a game show.

Hoggard appeared on ITV’s The Chase Celebrity Special on Saturday night winning £42,000, which was equally split between Hoggard and Fern Britton.

Hoggard, who is a Patron of Rainbows, dedicated his prize fund to the East Midlands’ only children’s hospice.

He said: “I am delighted to have been able to raise £21,000 for Rainbows from my win on Celebrity Chase.  I had great fun taking part in the show and to be able to help such a good cause at the same time is a bonus.”