It is with great sadness that we share the news that Graeme Bignell passed away this morning.
Graeme was President of our club from 1986 – 1989, was a long time Vice President and a major benefactor over many years of the Glenelg Football Club. As a result of the these years of outstanding service and dedication to our club, Graeme became a “Great of Glenelg”, the highest official honour the Glenelg Football Club can bestow on its players or officials.
Having established Stillwell Ford in 1971, Graeme had a long and distinguished career in the automotive industry. He acted as chairman of automotive retailer Adtrans Group, the company he founded, for 23 years until 2011. During this time Graeme employed numerous players of our club, many of whom became great friends.
We offer our sincere condolences to his wife Di and their extended family.
His funeral will be at Adelaide Oval on Tuesday at 11.30am.
We have lost a great man!
Best Players: , C. Alleway , M. Snook , J. Scott , T. Milera , J. Johansen , A. Joseph
Goal Kickers: B. Sawford 4, W. Frampton 2, P. Stewart 2, A. Young 2, M. Lobbe , S. Summerton , J. Haarsma , L. Sharrad
Best Players: , B. Sawford , M. Lobbe , A. Young , S. Summerton , T. Logan , P. Stewart
The Glenelg Football Club is delighted to announce the re-signing of several key players for 2016 and beyond.
Captain Andrew Bradley, leadership group members Aaron Joseph and Brad Agnew, and emerging utility Josh Scott and have recently put pen to paper showing their commitment to our club. The players are excited about the direction the club is heading and are looking forward to continual improvement and future success.
The Club is looking forward to announcing further signings in the coming weeks.