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Carlson Shortlisted for Junior Sports Personality Award

All-rounder Kiran, who attends Whitchurch High School has delivered a series of excellent performances in 2015, particularly with the bat and was awarded the Glamorgan Academy Player of the Year at the end of September. The Cardiff cricketer picked up the August/September player of the month award from Cricket Wales after scoring 77 against Gloucestershire and 111 against Hampshire in …

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ECB Diversity Award Success

Peter Hybart, Ali Abdi and Mark Frost, representing the BME Cricket Wales project and Glamorgan CCC, were in attendance at the home of cricket to pick up the award ahead of the other shortlisted counties Leicestershire and Lancashire. The ‘Cricket without Boundaries’ project aims to make cricket more accessible for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities in Cardiff and create …

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Young Welsh Talent Commit to Glamorgan

The 18-year-old academy graduate scored 59 on his first-class debut against Hampshire in the final game of 2014 and following the completion of his A-Levels earlier this summer, made regular appearances for Glamorgan before narrowly missing out on a maiden Championship century with a career-best 98 against Gloucestershire in the last match of the 2015 season. Donald will now spend …

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Cooke Extends Glamorgan Stay

After playing a series of eye-catching innings in limited-overs cricket not least in helping Glamorgan reach a Lord’s final in 2013, Cooke established himself as a regular in the club’s Championship line-up during a breakthrough campaign in 2014. This season he has continued to be amongst the club’s leading performers, scoring a memorable 94 not out off 54 balls to …

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Wally Enjoys Big BIke Ride 2

The bike ride, which started in Truro on Friday featured three past Ashes winners along with Glamorgan wicket-keeper batsman Mark Wallace and former players Ian Thomas, Dan Cherry and Mike Reed. Wallace took part in the first three days of Big Bike Ride 2 which covered around 250 miles with legs from Truro to Instow in North Devon, Instow to …

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Pantmawr CC Glamorgan Indoor League Indoor Champions 2015

In the first semi-final, Lisvane CC took on last year’s beaten finalists Cardiff Gymkhana CC. In the second semi-final we had last years winners Pentyrch CC taking on Pantmawr CC. Gymkhana batted pretty well and made 105 off their 10 overs. With indoor rules and adjustment to the indoor scoring system, this was probably fractionally above par. In the chase, …

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Wales gains hat-trick of nominations for Asian Cricket Awards

The Cricket Wales/Glamorgan CCC BME (black and minority ethnic) project ‘Cricket Beyond Boundaries’ funded by Sport Wales ‘Calls4Action’ has been shortlisted in the top three for the best diversity project. Sohail Rauf, chairman of Welsh Asians Cricket Club has been shortlisted for the Inspiration award and Hannaa Zaman for the Women in Cricket award. They will join other finalists, including …

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Dubai Trip for Development Programme

“We went on a tour six or seven years ago with the Academy” said Head of Talent Development Richard Almond, “but we haven’t had a tour since then, and part of our strategy to develop the players is to test them under different environments.” “The 10-day training camp in Abu Dhabi in December will provide the opportunity to experience different …

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Jockey Club Services agrees three-year ticketing deal with Glamorgan CCC

Jockey Club Services’ ticketing platform this year alone will process more than 1.5 million tickets for The Jockey Club’s 15 racecourses in the course of staging events including the Crabbie’s Grand National, the Cheltenham Festival and The Investec Derby. Glamorgan CCC will receive a top grade ‘enterprise class’ ticketing solution, supported by a team of ticketing experts from The Jockey …

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