Young Jack's a Hampshire inspiration

Hampshire Cricket squad members visit Jack Robinson.

Hampshire Cricket squad members visit Jack Robinson.

First published in Sport
Last updated

A large number of the Hampshire Cricket playing squad made the trip to Southampton General Hospital to visit seriously ill Jack Robinson. Captain Jimmy Adams, David Balcombe, Adam Wheater, Chris Wood, Matt Coles, Lewis McManus, James Tomlinson, Liam Dawson and Director of Cricket.

Giles White all visited the four-year-old who was diagnosed with a life-threatening brain tumour in January. Jack, from Denmead near Portsmouth, had an operation to remove the brain tumour soon after, but only has a slim chance of survival.

The players also gave Jack a signed Hampshire shirt and spent time speaking with his family and posing for photos. Adams said: “It was great for us to come and visit Jack. It is really important for us to support our community and visiting Jack was the least we could do. He’s a brave boy and a real inspiration for all of us.”

White added: “It’s important that we make the effort to help the local community as much as we can. “In addition, it’s great that Hampshire Cricket in the Community are allowing donations to Jack to go through them and hopefully this will bring in some more interest from around the county.”

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree