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Test call-up for Petersen snags Glamorgan plans

Glamorgan’s plans of re-signing Alviro Petersen as a Kolpak player have suffered a serious setback. The Welsh county had hoped to recruit last season’s captain again for next summer but Petersen has been recalled for the first match of a three-Test … Continue reading

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Glamorgan secure Allenby for two more years

Glamorgan vice-captain Jim Allenby has agreed a two-year contract extension which will keep him at the club until the end of the 2013 season. There is a further option for 2014 for the Australian-born all-rounder who will captain Glamorgan in … Continue reading

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Bragg signs on at Glamorgan for another two years

Will Bragg has signed a new two-year contract with Glamorgan. The left-handed opener, who is on the cusp of 1,000 first-class runs for the county, is the latest player to have his future tied up by Glamorgan. The 24-year-old recorded his … Continue reading

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Wallace appointed as Glamorgan’s new captain

Glamorgan have appointed wicketkeeper Mark Wallace as club captain for 2012. Wallace, who recently signed a new three-year contract with Glamorgan, will replace Alviro Petersen, who returns to his South African commitments at the end of the season. Wallace was … Continue reading

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Croft testimonial is “well deserved”, says Metson

Robert Croft has been awarded a testimonal season by Glamorgan in 2012, which will be his 24th season with the club.   The 41-year-old former England off spinner is one of the county´s most successful performers and last year became … Continue reading

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Glamorgan ponder identity of Petersen’s successor

Glamorgan are getting ready to decide who will take over as captain at the end of the season from out-going skipper Alviro Petersen. Earlier in the summer it looked as if it was set to be a straight choice between … Continue reading

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North signing by Glamorgan is blow to Cosgrove

Glamorgan have signed former Australia batsman Marcus North as their overseas player for the 2012 and 2013 seasons, replacing captain Alviro Petersen. It will be 32-year-old North’s sixth county after spells with Durham, Derbyshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire and Lancashire. But now … Continue reading

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Sadness for Shantry as he quits first-class cricket

Glamorgan’s left arm seamer Adam Shantry has announced his retirement from first-class cricket with immediate effect. Shantry, 28, has quit after a series of knee problems. He is the second seam bowler Glamorgan have lost this year after David Harrison was … Continue reading

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Glamorgan secure Jones loan until end of July

Glamorgan have managed to extend Simon Jones’ loan spell for a further two weeks. After his initial month has ended, Jones will now be available for all forms of cricket until July 31. The former England pace bowler’s month-long stint … Continue reading

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Injury forces Glamorgan paceman Harrison to retire

Glamorgan seam bowler David Harrison has announced his retirement from first-class cricket due to a persistent hip injury. The 29-year-old former England A tourist has spent the winter and the early part of the season attempting to get back to … Continue reading

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