Grangemouth team brought trophy home for third time

Grangemouth YMCA Junior Amateur Athletic Club pictured between 1954 and '56

Grangemouth YMCA Junior Amateur Athletic Club pictured between 1954 and '56

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Old photographs and newspaper clippings bring back happy memories of days gone by and Anne Lowe came across the one above lying around in her home.

Her husband Iain was part of the Grangemouth YMCA Junior Amateur Athletic Club which won the Kennard Trophy for the third time.

Pictured, from left, back row, are D. B. Campbell, Ian Rutherford, Ian Riley, Iain Lowe, Robin Clark, Ian Hutton, Duncan McFarlane, John Wilson, William Hair, Richard Stanners, Methven Pace, Norman McDonald; front, Sandra Pirie, Margaret Craig, Isobel Barr, Betty Dick, Rachel McCulloch, Agnes Graham, Margaret Spowart, Christina Bullard, Robert Martin.

Anne said: “Iain was very proud of the team’s achievements.

“The team was led by D. B. Campbell who was known as a real gentleman of the time.”