Charity cricket match will be staged in Lutterworth in memory of a local young man who tragically died aged just 20

The event is to be held on Friday July 1 to remember Jack Patrick

Every year the armed forces charity puts forward a team who play Lutterworth Cricket Club, a Notts Sport team and a team of Jack’s friends.
Every year the armed forces charity puts forward a team who play Lutterworth Cricket Club, a Notts Sport team and a team of Jack’s friends.

A poignant charity cricket match is to be staged in Lutterworth in memory of a local young man who tragically died aged just 20.

The event is to be held at the town’s cricket club on Coventry Road on Friday July 1 to remember Jack Patrick, who died of a rare illness called Goodpasture syndrome in 2015.

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Much-loved Jack, of Earl Shilton, near Hinckley, was a huge supporter of Help for Heroes, the national charity which supports ex-servicemen and women.

The devoted Leicester City fan’s family and friends have hosted a whole string of events over the last seven years, generating over £135,000 for Help for Heroes.

Every year the armed forces charity puts forward a team who play Lutterworth Cricket Club, a Notts Sport team and a team of Jack’s friends.

Food and drink stalls, tombolas and games will also be laid on to make it a day to remember.

A raffle, silent auction and auction will also be held.

Prizes have all been donated by local businesses and supporting companies.

And they feature Rolling Stones Tickets for the legendary band’s London’s Hyde Park gig, Ticketmaster vouchers, dinner vouchers, a Fortnum and Mason hamper, signed shirts and bats.