Glamorgan Cricket hosts Table Cricket regional finals

  • Andrew Hignell
  • 8 February 2019 10:30 AM
  • Community Blog

The home of Welsh cricket saw five schools from the South Wales region battling it out in regional finals of the Table Cricket competition with a place in the national final at Lord's at stake.

The home of Welsh cricket saw five schools from the South Wales region battling it out in regional final of the Table Cricket competition with a place in the national final at Lord's at stake

The event, run by the Lady Taverners and Cricket Wales, saw Greenfield School from Merthyr Tydfil crowned champions for the second year running after a narrow two-run victory.

They will now head to Lord's to compete in the national finals, representing Wales.

Alongside champions Greenfield were Maes-y-Coed, Henfelin, Heol Goffa and Woodlands.

Glamorgan Cricket’s first team captain Michael Hogan presented the trophy to the winning side and appeared with the teams for their celebratory photographs.

Speaking after the tournament, he said: “It’s great to see so many kids with a smile on their face playing cricket. You could see how much they love the game and the fact that they can play here at Sophia Gardens is a fantastic opportunity. Hopefully Greenfield can bring some silverware back from Lord's!”

Table Cricket is a format of the game designed for those with severe physical or learning disabilities, particularly wheelchair users, and provides a multitude of health benefits, both physical and mental, to those involved.

For more information on Table Cricket visit: https://www.lordstaverners.org/table-cricket

For more information on the Lady Taverners visit: https://www.lordstaverners.org/lady-taverners



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