Primary School Event in Wrexham
Jamie Griffiths, the Wrexham Community Coach reported that he has been working with three Primary schools for 6-8 weeks; the sessions have been 1 hour extra-curricular sessions. Recently, Jamie helped to organise a festival for the three primary schools. A total of 60 children attended, boys and girls. The festival included basic cricket skills and inter schools matches in the afternoon.
David Lloyd, a local boy, now on the Glamorgan staff, joined Jamie and the children for the day. Jamie was very appreciative of David's input and of his professionalism: David became fully involved and helped the children with skills besides taking part in the games.
The children totally enjoyed the experience and schools now hope, one day, to see David playing for Glamorgan!
John Derrick, the Cricket Wales Performance Director and Matthew Mott, the Glamorgan first team coach. will be pleased to learn of David's involvement at this level. David has proved to be a good role model for these children and might have inspired them to strive for greater things in cricket!
The 20-year-old David Lloyd was born in St. Asaph and educated at Darland School then subsequently Shrewsbury School.
Following promising performances for Brymbo in the North Wales Premier League, Lloyd progressed through the Welsh age-group teams before making his debut in Glamorgan’s 2nd XI as a 16-year-old in 2008. He has also played for the Wales Minor Counties team for whom he made an unbeaten 116 against Herefordshire in 2010.
David’s good form has continued this summer with a career-best 182 against Gloucestershire seconds in their three-day game at Bristol, while in the Twenty20 competition, he blasted 81 off just 54 balls, including seven fours and five sixes against Worcestershire seconds at Kidderminster.
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