Geoff Beale


A left handed middle order batsman, Captain of Hampshire 60+ side having started playing again after a 17 year break from cricket. Represented Hampshire from 15 to 19 age groups, Southampton University and previously with Waterlooville in the old Southern League. Retired Secondary school teacher having taught geography and sport for 36 years, including a one year spell in Perth W.A.. Earliest memories of FCC include watching the touring South Africans, in particular Graeme Pollock, but boyhood hero was the imperious Barry Richards, who he was lucky enough to see many times for Hampshire. Hobbies include gardening, painting and as much travelling as possible. Enjoys quizzes and collecting trivia and last year won an episode of the TV quiz show Two Tribes.