Phil "Robocop" Underdown, a player who is now more metal, plastic, tape and Ralgex than actual man. The vast crowds that we attract at Bengeo ooh, ahh and wince every time "Robo" does his trademarked dolphin dive whilst fielding. His wife Jo seems to be the only one unmoved by his exploits, though she is normally thumbing through the pages of their life assurance policy with a beaming smile on her face! Phil is the only player I have ever known whose pre-game regime includes both WD40 and 3 in 1 oil.!
Phil is a vastly experienced cricketer and has infectious enthusiasm in the field. He is also a strong and assured batsman who is able to build an innings with any partner, but enjoys someone who is willing to sprint between the wickets. Therefore, only his fellow players who are under 16 (stone!!) actually enjoy batting with him. He is also a good role model to our younger players which includes his own son.
He is also another tireless, volunteer worker for the club and member of the sports committee.