WELL-KNOWN St Davids' company Voyages of Discovery (VoD) raised £2,715 last year for Prostate Cymru, Wales' leading prostate cancer charity.

The highlights of the fundraising year were two very popular events; a Prostate Cymru RIB trip from St Justinian's to the Quay in Haverfordwest near the Bristol Trader and a special rugby match at St Davids Rugby Club between Voyages of Discovery and Man-Up UK.

This which was followed by a Sporting Legends Evening compered by Bill Carne and including Rugby Legend Graham Price, local football hero and Welsh International Ian Walsh, former Welsh International Geraint Bowen and television rugby analyst Sean Holley.

In support of the fundraising Voyages employee Ieuan Jenkins ran the Cardiff Half Marathon and Mair Davies donated money from the Annual St Davids Horse and Dog Show.

VoD director, Rhys Price, said:

"Voyages of Discovery is pleased once again to be supporting Prostate Cymru and the work that it does in various areas, particularly in raising awareness as prostate cancer has hit the headlines in 2018 with well-known personalities such as Stephen Fry and Bill Turnbull revealing their diagnosis."

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer affecting Welsh men. 2500 Welshmen are diagnosed and 550 die from the disease each year in Wales.1 in 8 Welshmen will suffer from prostate cancer which becomes 1 in 3 if you have a father or brother who is affected.

Prostate Cymru have an awareness team who provide free of charge workplace awareness sessions and talks to other groups. For more information visit www.prostatecymru.com.