After meeting Phil at the Australasian competition in 2011, I sought his help in preparing for the 2012 competitions and my auctions in general. With Phil’s coaching and assistance I won the REIWA auctioneer of the year and made the finals of the Australasian’s 2012.
Rob Mason2012 WA Auctioneer Champion & Australasian Finalist
The function was extremely successful in raising more than $110,000 and it couldn’t have been done without your willing support. Many people commented on how well you entertained the guests while extracting the best bids for the items auctioned; infact the total was far more than the organisers had hoped for.
Mark TonerJames Woodcock Foundation, Melbourne Grammar School
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.