Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Record Numbers For Supporters’ Association 50-50 Draw

Record Numbers For Supporters’ Association 50-50 Draw

The 2015 season has been a record one for the Worcestershire Supporters' Association in terms of the number of people participating in their popular Fifty-Fifty competition.

The Association report that 819 people have signed up for the four draws, the first two of which took place on June 28 and July 26.

The remaining two draws in 2015 will be staged on August 23 and September 20 and the final draw will have additional £50 prizes added to the prize fund.

It was the profits from last summer's competition – along with financial help from the D'Oliveira Foundation – which helped the club to send first team and academy players to Chennai for a 10 day trip in February to ehance their skills against spin bowling.

The Supporters' Association will stage their third luncheon of the summer in the Chestnut Marquee on September 2 – the second day of the LV = County Championship match with Sussex.

Tickets are priced £22.50 for Supporters' Association members and £27.50 for non members and include admission to the ground.

Application forms are available from the Supporters' Association Shop at the back of the Basil D'Oliveira Stand or by contacting chairman Ken Mills on 01905 424576.

The Supporters' Association are also to stage another Christmas Luncheon in the Graeme Hick Pavilion on December 13.

Details can be obtained from the Supporters' Association Shop or by contacting Ken Mills on the above number.

Copies of the 'Pears 140' book by Andrew Thomas, priced £28, are also available in the Supporters' Association Shop along with other reasonably priced items.