UP to 1,000 scooter riders are set to gather in Bradford for a fundraiser in memory of the late Rob Burrow.

Riders belonging to the Yorkshire Scooter Alliance will take part in the Rob Burrow Ride Out event on Sunday.

They will meet at Odsal Stadium from 10am, leaving at around 11.30am before heading to Headingley.

From there, riders will head to the Black Bull at Horsforth for a celebration.

Ex-rugby league star Rob died aged 41 on June 2 after a four-and-a-half-year battle with motor neurone disease (MND).

Money is still coming in, but the event - organised by Axle Foley and Neil Waudby -  is expected to raise thousands of pounds for the MND Association.

Axle's daughter Abi Brown, who will be among those taking part in the event, said: "We're expecting between 600 and 1,000 people.

"It promises to be an amazing event in memory of an amazing man."

She said anyone was welcome to come and see the riders setting off from Odsal Stadium.

Rob spent his entire rugby league career with Leeds Rhinos and helped them win eight Super League titles.

Two years after his retirement in 2017, he revealed his MND diagnosis.

He then began fundraising and campaigning to raise awareness of the condition.

He was made an MBE in the 2021 New Year Honours list for his services to rugby league and the MND community, and was promoted to a CBE in the 2024 New Year Honours.

In his final message to the world, recorded before his death, the day-of-three urged people to "be brave" and fight whatever personal battles they might be facing.

He said: "I hope one day we find a cure and live in a world free of MND.

"By the time that you watch this I will no longer be here.

"I am just a lad from Yorkshire who got to live out his dream of playing rugby league.

"As a father of three young children I would never want any family to have to go through what my family have since my diagnosis.

"I hope I have left a mark on the disease.

"I hope it shows to live in the moment.

"I hope you find inspiration from the whole story.

"My final message to you is whatever your personal battle be brave and face it.

"Every single day is precious.

"Don't waste a moment.

"In a world full of adversity we must still dare to dream.

"Rob Burrow, over and out."