Former Worcestershire skipper Phil Neale will be the guest speaker of the Worcestershire Cricket Society at their end of season lunch in The View on Sunday, October 8.

Phil skippered the County through their second ‘Golden Age’ in which they lifted seven trophies in five years from 1987 to 1991.

He scored 17,445 and 7,253 List A runs in addition to playing professional football for Lincoln City and since 1999 has been the England cricket team’s Team Operations Manager.

Cricket Society president, The Reverend Mike Vockins, who worked closely with Phil when secretary of Worcestershire CCC, will be asking the questions.

Tickets for the lunch are priced £25 and are available from acting secretary Mike Hitchings who is contactable on 07979 464715 (mobile) and mikehitchings@aol.com (email).

The Society will be holding a raffle at the lunch – tickets priced £1 each – and new committee member John Meredith has organised a host of attractive prizes.

First prize will be a Gtec Multi cordless hand held vacuum cleaner donated by Gtec Technology Worcester

Other attractive prizes include:

Swim & Treats in Health club, Spa, sauna steam room etc, afternoon tea, sandwiches, scones with Jam and Cream.
Donated by Worcester Whitehouse Hotel.

Worcestershire CCC signed shirt.
Donated by Worcestershire CCC.

Two Meal Gift vouchers value £10 each.
Donated by The Dew Drop Inn Broadheath Worcester.