Serious stars Dan Walker and Nadiya Bychkova are among the serious stars who reunited to raise money for Motor Neuropathy after former Leeds Rhinos player Rob Burrrow was diagnosed with the condition.
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The stars of rugby dance reunited for a charity ball to raise money for rugby star Rob Burrow’s charity.
Dan Walker, 45, who competed in the series last year, performed Charleston alongside professional partner Nadiya Bychkova, 32, and the pair judged the charity event.
Other stars including professional dancer Katya Jones, 32, also attended the bash. Her ex-partner Ed Balls, 55, also attended with his wife Yvette Cooper, 52.
The strictly themed evening to help raise money for Motor Nerve Disease (MND) was named for former Leeds Rhinos scrum-half Rob, 39, who was diagnosed with the condition in December 2019.
The Rob Burrow MND serious ball at Headingley Stadium in Leeds, sold out 400 tickets, raising funds to reach the £5 million needed to build The Rob Burrow Motor Neuropathy Centre.
The winners of the dance competition with Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice reunited for a stunning dance performance for Comic Relief on Saturday night.
The pair performed a waltz alongside Ellie Goulding’s How Long Will I Love You, a routine they showcased in this year’s series.
EastEnders actress Rose, 27, who is deaf, won hearts across the nation for her appearance on the show Serious, going on to win the Glitterball Trophy.
Fans took to social media to praise the performance, with one saying: “Best part of the night so far. Those two, Rose always drives me crazy when she dances.”
Another said: “Fantastic dance. Still great.”
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A third wrote: “Beautiful performance by Rose and Giovanni.”
Speaking to the pair, presenter Sir Lenny Henry revealed tonight’s performance was the first time the pair danced together since their Strictly tour.
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/strictly-come-dancing-stars-come-26514222 The stars of the Rob Burrow football team have come together to join the charity of football star Rob Burrow