2024 South Wales Table Cricket Competition


2024 South Wales Table Cricket Competition 

Since January, in partnership with Lords Taverners, the South East and West Cricket Wales team have been delivering Table Cricket sessions in 10 ALN schools providing opportunities to learn, progress and develop a lifelong passion for cricket.

The team wanted to create a competitive competition that would allow all participants, no matter their disability, experience, or playing level to show off their newly learned skills and talents. So, on Wednesday 13th of March, Cricket Wales hosted the first South Wales Table Cricket Competition at the Sport Wales National Centre, Cardiff. With 60 participants joining from 5 ALN schools the day was packed with competitive fun-filled games.

Heronsbridge were commanding from the outset and were victorious in all their pool games. They then went on to beat Portfield School to win the South Wales Table Cricket shield. The team have qualified to play at the Lords Taverners Table Cricket National Final in June that is held at the Home of Cricket, Lords. We look forward to hearing about that! With Portfield School traveling from Haverfordwest to finish 2nd and after a closely contested game Greenfield Special School placed 3rd with Maes Y Coed Reds in 4th. 5th went to Maes Y Coed Blues who held out against Trinity Fields Reds who placed 6th. The 7th place play-off was between Trinity Fields Blue and a Cricket Wales Select VI. As expected, Trinity Fields Blues won to claim 7th place.


To support this event the Cricket Wales team were joined by volunteers from Disability Sport Wales and pupils from Cathays High School in partnership with Cardiff Youth Service. Alongside them were our guests Fay Benningwood and Jo Nicholls from Sport Wales, Thomas Sharp from the Welsh Sports Association, and our very own interim CEO Mark Frost. We were also lucky enough to have Dan Quick, captain of the Wales D40 team and Edgar Herridge, ECB Disability Cricket Lead to present the medals and shield to the participants and victors. On many occasions throughout the day our guests and volunteers combined to create the Cricket Wales Select VI and competed in “friendly” games against various school teams.

Thank you to all the staff and volunteers who made this such a success and to James Williamson, Cricket Wales Development Officer for organising such a positive and inclusive day.


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