Your warmth and humour as an MC and your high level of professionalism as an Auctioneer were fundamental to the overall success of the night
Lisa CavallaroThe Cancer Council Victoria
Phil, you absolutely killed them! Tony Leonard said you were far and away the best auctioneer he’d ever seen in action and you made 25% of the total raised by yourself – a great compliment.
Sandy HunterAuction coordinator, Old Geelong Football Club
Darryl to retire as Cats #1 Ticket Holder
Sunday, 16 June 2013
Darryl Somers will retire as number One male ticket holder of the Geelong Cats at the end of the season. He will be replaced by not one but two people, two current Mayors. Lord Mayor of Melbourne Robert Doyle and Geelong Mayor Keith Fagg who were anointed the successors at last Friday nights #1 tickets holders dinner at the Regent’s Plaza Ball Room.
Darryl delivered one of his legendary poems which ryhmed most of the time.He told me is not bowing out all together as he will be the patron of the 1963 premiership team. I also spoke to both Robert and Keith and they are really looking forward to their new roles.
A wonderful night in the elegant venue with the occasional rumbling from King Kong coming from above in the Regent Theatre. The night was hosted by number One female ticket holder, Channel 7’s, Rebecca Maddern.