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Simply Red Tickets On General Sale

Tickets for Simply Red are ON SALE NOW [buy tickets here] Simply Red have more than 50 million album sales and are celebrating 30 years in music with a world tour that now includes the Welsh capital. Mick Hucknall and his band mates will play all of their hits in a full-length set at the home of Glamorgan CCC, with …

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England Set for Toughest Tour of the Year

Starting with the West Indies tour in early April, they have played 13 Tests across 2015 earning mixed results, but picking up rave reviews for their fearless style of cricket. It will be difficult to continue that aggressive manner in what will likely be England’s toughest tour of the year. South Africa are the world’s number one Test side and …

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Bad weather halts England’s victory charge

Rain plus loud thunder and lightning put paid to England’s hopes of bowling out the hosts, set a notional 473 for victory, in the final two sessions. The Invitational XI had reached five without loss in the two overs available in their second innings before a draw was called. The weather therefore left England’s bowlers with only 59.1 competitive overs …

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Women’s cricket goes from strength to strength

The Glamorgan Academy continues to play its part in the development of the game with the addition of Ella Reed joining the five girls on the programme in the first year. “The girls are progressing quickly and are certainly benefitting from being on the programme”, said Richard Almond, “it’s been pleasing to see them progress and improve.” “Their summer performances …

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T20 Blast favourites set for World T20 Showcase

The sixth edition of the tournament is being hosted by India, with games taking place between March 8th and April 3rd. The tournament features 16 teams with associate and affiliate members both looking to impress on the international stage. The tournament is cricket’s epicentre of invention, big hitting and fast paced entertainment. The previous World Twenty20 tournament saw a huge …

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England to play champions Sri Lanka in World T20

Eoin Morgan’s team will also be joined by one of Zimbabwe, Scotland, Afghanistan or Hong Kong, who will separately compete for the final position in Group B. The tournament starts in India on March 8th and will feature 16 teams including both associate and affiliate members. The tournament final will be held in Kolkata on April 3rd. Sri Lanka are …

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JOB VACANCY: Groundsman

Based predominantly at The SSE SWALEC this is a Full time position and an excellent opportunity to progress your skills in an environment that encourages continued professional development and within a company that strives for the highest standards. The successful candidate will assist the Head Groundsman and his team in the preparation of pitches, practice nets, outfield and other areas …

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Steven Finn added to Test squad to face South Africa

Finn developed a bone stress injury during the early stages of the Test series against Pakistan in October and was forced to return home ahead of the first Test to begin his recovery. Finn is currently in the UAE with England Lions where he has continued his back to bowling programme which has included two T20 matches against Pakistan A …

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Victory for Glamorgan On Dubai Academy Tour

After Sam Pearce was dismissed early Joe Voke (56) and Steff Roberts (68) put together an excellent partnership of 113 for the 2nd wicket. This stand laid the platform for the rest of the batsmen to attack going into the last 10 overs of our innings and Kiran Carlson 45 of 31 balls and Scott Thornton 22n.o. of 15 balls …

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De Villiers Set for Dual Role

De Kock and Vilas have instead been included in a South Africa A side to face the tourists in a warm-up game next week, meaning de Villiers will wear the gloves in a Test for the first time since the home series against Australia two years ago. Utilising de Villiers’ all-round talents makes space for Temba Bavuma, who was used …

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