Meigle Cricket Club have been awarded the 2015 Perth and Kinross Club of the Year award.

The Steve Brown Electrical P&K; Club of the Year 2015 was awarded to Meigle Cricket Club at the Perth & Kinross Sports Awards on Friday 11 March at the Dewar's Centre, Perth.

The club were praised for the work in establishing a girls and women's cricket sections as well as for other aspects of the club such as the significant increase in junior members and the 1st XI reaching a national and regional final.

Meigle has seen success at the Perth and Kinross Sport Awards before in 2014 club when Strathmore Union legend Bill Scott won the George Mortimer Life time achievement award.

A young Peter J Drummond was nominated for Young Sports Personality of the Year in the mid 1990's when a prolific run scoring batsmen for Meigle, North District and Scotland age group sides.

The club will have the keepsake salver and perpetual shield on display at the club's Spring meeting on Sunday 20th March (7pm) for members, supporters and sponsors to see.

After the event Iain Stewart last yearís captain said "The award is for the whole club and many folk have contributed to us achieving the award. For a club in the rural location we have to work hard to attract youngsters to the sport and itís great we have managed to do this with our dynamic group of coaches who keep things fun at our weekly sessions.

This is in tandem with the innovation of a women's team, being driven forward by the women, which gives a pathway as well as a positive role models for the girls playing at the club.Ē

A real team effort by all involved who are to be congratulated