Following a successful recruitment process Cricket Wales is pleased to announce that the following boys’ Wales Age-Group appointments have been made in advance of the 2017 season.

The new post-holders will start their pre-season work with Wales squad sessions between Christmas and New Year, followed by further sessions during February half-term and the Easter holidays. Fixtures will then follow throughout the summer against English County Boards and other high quality opposition.

The individuals appointed are:                                 

  • Wales U15 Boys Darren Thomas     
  • Wales U14 Boys Michael Clayden; Jamie Griffiths   
  • Wales U13 Boys Lee Herring   
  • Wales U11 Boys Ali Waldron 

Acting Cricket Wales Performance Manager Mark Walton is pleased with the additions to his team: ‘We are in the fortunate position of appointing coaches who will bring a great deal of enthusiasm, experience and expertise to the Wales Age-Group fold. The recruitment process was very competitive and many individuals impressed the appointments panel making the final decisions quite challenging. I look forward to working with both new and existing team members as we prepare f or another extensive season of Wales Boys Age-Group cricket’

Glamorgan Head of Talent Development Richard Almond added: ‘It is always good to see coaches wanting to further themselves through Wales Age-Group work. The new additions will add to an experienced team looking to develop the next generation of Glamorgan players and high quality club cricketers’ 


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