The family and friends of a dad who died suddenly have been sent a personal message from a Hollywood star.
Dan Miller died suddenly last June leaving behind his wife, three young children and devastating his four brothers and friends at Hoylake Rugby Club bereft.
Dan, who lived in the area, played for Hoylake when the club famously reached the finals at Twickenham of the Tetley Bitter Vase in 2001.
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Dan attended St Anselm' s College and became a first team player in the late 90s. He later studied at Aberystwyth University and then joined Hoylake Rugby club.
A collection of Dan's friends and family are now set to try and complete the world's longest ever touch rugby game.
The 28 strong collection team hope to raise cash for WaterAid, Dan's chosen charity.
Film star Daniel Craig, who once played for Hoylake as a schoolboy, has now sent a very personal message of support to Dan's friends and family.
The 007 actor, who is set to appear in his fifth James Bond film later this year, said: "I just wanted to send you my heartfelt support and my admiration to all of the guys who are going to take part in this incredible challenge of 30 hours or more of touch rugby.
It's an incredible thing you are doing and I know you can do it.
"You have to blow through it. One because you are Hoylake Rugby club and two because its for Dan Miller's charity WaterAid.
"Health and love to everyone there and especially love to Dan Miller's family."
Big names from the world of professional rugby also contributed to the video message including Eddie Jones, James Whitcombe, Callum Braley, Seb Negri, Luca Bigi, Katy Daley-McLean, Kieran Brookes, Tommy Taylor and Tom Cruse.
Dan's brother Sam Miller, 41, said that he had been touched that Daniel Craig found the time to help .
Sam said: " I understand that Daniel is a very busy man so the fact he made time for us is special. My brother Dan was special too and I like to think of one legend reaching out to another legend.
"Daniel grew up here and played for Hoylake when he was a schoolboy, so I think that helped a bit. But he still found the time and that means a lot.
"And many thanks to England boss Eddie and the rest of the players who also contributed."
Sam said that the charity WaterAid was typical of his brother.
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He said: "I knew little about WaterAid but obviously started to find out more following my brother's death.
"The more I learned about them the more I was fascinated. They provide clean water to people who don't have access to clean water.
"It's hard to think of anything more worthwhile and that is probably why it appealed to Dan. As a charity it gets right to the point."
A spokesperson for the charity said: "Dan was an active supporter of WaterAid, whose mission is to bring clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene to the millions of people around the world who do not have access to these basic human rights - and which form the building blocks of lifting people out of poverty.
"With just a month to go, the boys are also hoping for support and donations from local businesses for food and drink provisions and banners and t-shirts, which they hope will be forthcoming."
The 28 members of the Doinit4Dan team, aged between 35 and 59, have spent months training for the record attempt.
The current world record for touch rugby stands at thirty hours and three minutes – they are aiming for aiming for 33 hours 33 mins and 33 seconds, as Dan's rugby position was number three.
The world record attempt will take place on July 16 at Hoylake Rugby Club, starting at 8am
To support the fundraiser follow the link here.
To find out more or help on the day email [email protected] or go the Facebook page here