WDCC Player of the Week: Graeme Atkinson

This week’s WDCC Player of the Week is 2nd Grade skipper Graeme Atkinson! Gra has 171 games for Wanneroo under his belt, and will surely play many more if his hammies can hold up. He loves food-talk, Suits and lying about his age in Player Profiles.

Name: Graeme Atkinson

Age: 18

Nickname: Gra Gra

If you could choose your own nickname, what would it be?: Probably Gra. I like it

Occupation: Development Underwriter

How long have you played at Wanneroo?: 23 years

Who is your favorite cricketer?: Aaron De Costa

Who’s your celebrity crush?: Megan Markle

Which TV family is most like your own?: The Simpsons

What is your pre-game ritual?: Breakfast

If you could be an Olympic athlete, in what sport would you compete?: Fencing

When did you last hit the winning runs, take the winning wicket, and/or take the winning catch?: Winning wicket in 3’s grand final 2 years ago

Are you a leader or a follower?: Leader

Which of the Seven Dwarfs is most like you?: Sleepy

Wanneroo Man-crush?: Alex Burton

What is your favorite movie quote?: You can’t handle the truth

What’s the most courageous thing you’ve ever done?: Went through with the wedding

What’s the best decision you’ve ever made?: Coming back to Wanneroo

Name 3 cricketers you most admire.: Richie May, Mike Hussey & Sachin Tendulkar

If you could eat only 3 foods for the rest of your life, what would they be?: Steak, lollies and ice cream

If you could time travel, where would you go?: Hawaii!!! Haha

If you could be a cartoon character for a week, who would you be?: The old creepy guy from family guy

What’s the most awesome thing you’ve done on a cricket field?: Won grand finals

Would you rather be the best player on a horrible team or the worst player on a great team?: Horrible player on a great team. Proof in point is Matthew Spangler has an AFL Premiership Medal

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?: My guts

Favourite Wanneroo WAG and why?: Emma Pugh. Loves a spew

Has Slods ever bought you a round?: Probably

What do you think is the greatest invention of all time?: TV

Name a celebrity you think is lame.: Donald Trump

Most embarrassing moment on the cricket field?: Getting run out when I edged a ball to first slip

What is the scariest movie you’ve ever seen?: Bridget Jones Diary

Rachel, Donna, Jessica, or Louis Litt?: Rachel

If you could ask your pet one question, what would it be?: Why are you here?

Rarest bloke at Wanneroo?: Rockets

What is your favourite Rob Richards quote?: Simple

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