Vale Don Strachan

Vale Don Strachan

Earlier in November we lost lost our oldest life member, Don is the father of current Vice President John Strachan. Condolences to the Strachan family.

Don has an incredible bio this is just a snippet of his achievements:

WFNC Life Member - 1961
Wandin team of the century - centre half back
Captain 1952-54
Best and fairest 1952
Played senior football 1948 - 1963

Further to this Don had an amazing cricket background with Wandin Cricket Club.

President 1968 - 1975
Secretary 1946 - 1954
Won the season batting average on 20 occasions
Won the season bowling average on 3 occasions
Club champion on 8 occasions
Won an incredible 12 A Grade premierships

The top grade of cricket in the Yarra Valley was named after Don, the Strachan Shield.

The Yarra Valley has lost a true legend, R.I.P. Don.

Shane Harris - WFNC President


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