Life Member - Graham Dickie

Graham Dickie, (front row, 2nd from the left)
Seventh Life Member of the Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemen's Cricket Club, conferred in 1986

Graham Dickie was a determined right-hand opening batsman who joined the club in 1971-72 and made his first grade debut the following season.

He has the unique record of carrying his bat through a completed innings in three different senior grades. The sequence started in third grade against Nowra in 1973-74, and continued against Bomaderry Aussie Rules/RSL seconds in 1976-77, and against Ulladulla United first grade in 1977-78.

Graham captained the second grade side in 1979-80 when he made his highest score for that division, 64 against Nowra and he had his best aggregate of 359 runs.

His best first grade season came late in his career with 335 runs for the side that reached the grand final in 1984-85, with a best of 55 not out against Huskisson RSL.

When he retired at the end of the 1986-87 season, he had scored 2610 runs for the club, including 1193 in first grade and 968 in seconds.

He served for seven years as club treasurer, and was honoured with life membership in 1986.