Strathmore Union cricketers and supporters were shocked to hear of the
tragic death of 44 year-old Graeme Sturrock on Jaunuary 3rd in a traffic
accident travelling to watch Motherwell FC whom he followed from an
Born and raised in Meigle, Graeme began work at the local blacksmith and
it was almost inevitable that he soon became an enthusiastic member of
Meigle Cricket Club.
Graeme played a prominent part in Meigle's successful 1980 side which
won the Strathmore Union, Three Counties Cup and Scottish Area Village
Championship. He then went on to captain the side which won the Three
Counties Cup in 1984.
Latterly, Graeme helped out playing whenever required for Meigle XI - always
keen to pass on his experience to the younger members of the team.
Graeme is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, and daughters Elaine and Arlene