A cricket club will host a charity game in memory of a much-loved sportsman, who died suddenly aged just 23.
Ben Morley, who from the age of nine played rugby for Batley Boys, died unexpectedly in July 2006 in the house in Cleckheaton he had just bought with his girlfriend.
It is the seventh year friends and family have held a match to commemorate his life and raise funds for Martin House Hospice.
Together they have raised more than £21,000 for the charity, which cares for children and young people with progressive life-limiting illnesses and provides support to their families.
Ben’s mum Jill said: “The cricket games were not originally set-up by me and Ben’s dad Jim but by his friends and it has continued from there.
“It is a really good day and great to have everybody together who was close with Ben.”
The cricket match will be played at Cross Bank Methodists Cricket Club, in Lea Road, at noon on Sunday August 25.
After the match refreshments will be available at the cricket pavilion.
The afternoon will also include a raffle, sack races for children and Battler the Batley Bulldogs mascot will be cheering the players on.
Anyone interested in playing can just turn up on the day at 11am and games will be arranged.
A number of sporting events have been held in memory of Ben including a golfing weekend and long distance walks, with all the money being donated to Martin House.
Jill added: “We are really proud of how much we’ve managed to raise and hope it will continue.”