A HAMPSHIRE commercial property firm raised £2,000 to help tackle cancer with its annual touch rugby tournament.

Lambert Smith Hampton's annual tournament, now in its 13th year, was held in memory of their colleague Jeremy Young who died from prostate cancer.

The hotly-contested event in aid of in aid of Prostate Cancer UK, was held at Winchester Rugby Club and saw a record 19 teams competing

The teams battled it out during the day before BTC All Stars emerged triumphant following a close-fought final against Real Est.

Graham Holland, Head of LSH’s south coast offices, said: “Jeremy was a hugely respected and well-liked friend and colleague, so for the team here it was fitting that this year’s event raised money in his memory.

“As well as benefiting a very good cause, the competition guarantees a day of fun and friendly rivalry, and for the 13th year we kept up the record of holding it on a dry day! We’re very grateful to all the members of the Solent region business community who made this our biggest and best tournament yet.”

The teams taking part were: AECOM, Goadsby/Carter Jonas, Lainston Securities, Simpson Hilder, Womble Bond Dickinson, Architecture PLB, Coffin Mew, LSH South Coast, Paul Basham Associates, Space and Solutions, Faithful and Gould, LSH Thames Valley, Real Est, Shoosmiths, Savills, BTC All Stars, Ridge, Vail Williams, Wilkins Kennedy.