Hatfield Hyde set to host Oliver Mills memorial day

PUBLISHED: 11:38 21 August 2015 | UPDATED: 11:38 21 August 2015

Oli Mills Hatfield Hyde

Oli Mills Hatfield Hyde


Hatfield Hyde will be hosting the Oliver Mills six-a-side cricket Trophy on Sunday, August 30.

The event honours the memory of former club member Oliver Mills who died of a brain tumour in 2004 when he was just 18-years-old.

The competition took a break last year as the Hyde celebrated their 125th anniversary, but it’s back with a bang and looking to add to the total raised for the Teenage Cancer Trust which so far totals over £15,000.

Money raised is split evenly between the club and the Teenage Cancer Trust and has become a staple item in the local community calendar.

Local energy specialists, Just Energy Solutions, have been confirmed as this year’s sponsors.

Four Hatfield Hyde teams will be joined in the competition by Old Xaverians from Liverpool, local sides Datchworth and Luton and the ‘Green Army’ – a side captained by Oli’s friend, Stevie O’Boy.

Alongside the cricket on show, there’s a host of family-themed entertainment for everyone to enjoy including a junior tournament, a bouncy castle, cake stall, music, a barbecue and fully stocked outside bar.

The final of the cricket signals the start of the evening festivities including a raffle and mini auction with a signed pair of Brett Lee cricket boots as well as signed Arsenal FC and Middlesex CC shirts.

Local singer Sam Lewis will also be performing on the night.

For further information, raffle tickets or donations, contact club captain Eddie Mills, on 07794 662396.

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