All for a good cause (L-R) Chris Stephenson; Kevin Eason and Lesleigh Mudaly

Rugby World is backing the efforts to raise funds for Ben Lei’a, a Samoan player who was paralysed during a match. Alongside Canterbury chief executive Chris Stephenson, members of the Rugby World staff took part in an abseil down the front of Guy’s Hospital in London (above).

To read an article about how the All Blacks and Richie McCaw helped Ben

If you’d like to get involved please go to:

The Facebook page – Help Ben Leia

Or to donate direct to go the charity giving page that has been set up

Check out the video below to find out more about Ben and to hear from him…