Meigle aiming for top level
The fixture list for this year’s Strathmore and Perthshire Cricket Union’s North East Championship has been revealed.
Meigle Cricket Club’s first XI open their campaign at Victory Park against Forfarshire’s second string on April 28.
Among the Black and Golds’opponents this season will be Falkland, who have entered the league this season after being relegated from the Cricket Scotland Eastern Premiership last term.
The two teams have previously faced off in the Village Cup.
Meigle end the season with an away fixture at the international ground at Mannofield in Aberdeen on August 25.
New captain Neil Wimberley is hoping to lead his side into the play-off at the start of September and ultimately into the top flight.
The club are close to signing the second of two overseas players.
Several of Meigle’s thriving women’s and girls’section have been called up to the Caledonia South U16 squad, which will train fortnightly in the run-up to the season.
The inter-regional fixtures in early summer will allow the girls the chance to push for Scotland U17 selection in July/ August.