Last night the NRL Footy Show raised over $570,000 for the Starlight Children’s Foundation during its fifth annual Big Change for Little Champions Telethon.
The figure eclipsed last year’s total of around $500,000.
Paul “Fatty” Vautin, Erin Molan, Darryl Brohman and Beau Ryan led the telethon with appearances from Allana Ferguson, Clint Gutherson, Ben Fordham, James Bracey, The Block‘s Sticks and Wombat & Clint and Hannah, plus Paul Gallen, Chris Heighington, Kim Green, Paige Hadley, Stephanie Magiros, Scott Evennett, Jenna Douros, Ryan Roberts, Wayne Pearce and Steve Mortimer.
The NRL Footy Show has now raised over $2.5 million in five years of the Big Change for Little Champions Telethon.
A final tally will be announced on the Grand Final Footy Show on Thursday, September 28.