Ashes hero Prior opens Horsham Trinity’s new pavilion

Cricket. Official opening of Horsham Trinity's new pavilion and fun day by England's Matt Prior and Sky Sports's Charles Colville. Pictured is Matt Prior. 'Horsham, Sussex. ''Picture: Liz Pearce. 050715'LP1501819 SUS-150507-205934008
Cricket. Official opening of Horsham Trinity's new pavilion and fun day by England's Matt Prior and Sky Sports's Charles Colville. Pictured is Matt Prior. 'Horsham, Sussex. ''Picture: Liz Pearce. 050715'LP1501819 SUS-150507-205934008
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England and Sussex legend Matt Prior bowled in to help open Horsham Trinity’s brand-new pavilion at Victory Road on Sunday.

The recently retired three-time Ashes winner was guest of honour to cut the ribbon to the new £300,000 facility along with Sky Sports’ The Verdict host Charles Colvile.

Cricket. Official opening of Horsham Trinity's new pavilion and fun day by England's Matt Prior and Sky Sports's Charles Colville. Pictured are L-R Charles Colville, Rob Whittick (Club Chairman),  Matt Prior and Cllr and Vice Chairman, Chrisian Mitchell. 'Horsham, Sussex. ''Picture: Liz Pearce. 050715'LP1501804 SUS-150507-205640008

Cricket. Official opening of Horsham Trinity's new pavilion and fun day by England's Matt Prior and Sky Sports's Charles Colville. Pictured are L-R Charles Colville, Rob Whittick (Club Chairman), Matt Prior and Cllr and Vice Chairman, Chrisian Mitchell. 'Horsham, Sussex. ''Picture: Liz Pearce. 050715'LP1501804 SUS-150507-205640008

They were joined by around 200 people along with club members and councillors as the long-awaited new base was given its official opening.

Prior said: “The sun has come out for a great occasion for Horsham Trinity Cricket Club. I love coming to events like this to see clubs progressing.”

Full story, reaction and pictures from the event in this week’s West Sussex County Times.