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Maynard packs real punch after Calzaghe workouts

Surrey batsman Tom Maynard is fast gaining a reputation as an explosive hitter of a cricket ball, but he has now been packing a punch in the boxing ring. The former Glamorgan player has headed to India for a four-week … Continue reading

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Powell moves on with a verbal swipe at Glamorgan

Former Glamorgan batsman Michael Powell has joined Kent with a farewell swipe at the Welsh county. The 34-year-old was released by Glamorgan after 15 years and has signed a two-year contract at Canterbury after being courted by three other counties. … Continue reading

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Walters signs extension to his Glamorgan contract

Stewart Walters has become the latest Glamorgan player to agree a contract extension with the Welsh county. Just days after fellow Australian-born team-mate Jim Allenby extended his stay until the end of the 2013 season, Walters has done the same. Walters, … 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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Petersen lines up Glamorgan return as Kolpak signing

Alviro Petersen, last season’s Glamorgan captain, could be returning to the Swalec Stadium as a Kolpak signing in 2012. There had been indications during the summer that both the county and the player wanted to continue their allegiance, but that … Continue reading

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Jones completes move home with Glamorgan deal

Simon Jones, England’s 2005 Ashes hero, has returned to Wales by signing a two-year contract with Glamorgan. Injury-prone Jones is likely to figure only in one-day cricket for Glamorgan – something that happened when he joined the Welsh county on … Continue reading

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Allenby confirmed as Glamorgan’s T20 captain

  Jim Allenby has been named as Glamorgan captain for the Friends Life t20 campaign in 2012 and also as club vice-skipper for next season. Allenby has been given the twin responsibility after firmly cementing himself in the Welsh county’s … Continue reading

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Allenby set to be named as Glamorgan T20 captain

Glamorgan are set appoint all-rounder Jim Allenby as their Twenty20 captain for the 2012 season. Allenby is being lined up to skipper the short-form of the game, taking some of the pressure off Mark Wallace, the wicketkeeper, who has aleady … Continue reading

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Cardiff Ashes Test in 2015 rewards ‘Team Wales’ bid

Glamorgan will stage an Ashes Test match against Australia in 2015 at the Swalec Stadium in Cardiff, with the county club’s chairman Barry O’Brien insisting Wales’ ability to organise high profile sporting events won the day. Despite having to delay paying … Continue reading

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Powell hit hard by Glamorgan decision to release him

Michael Powell has been released by Glamorgan after 15 years with the club. The 34-year-old batsman, currently in his benefit year, has not been offered a new contract by the Welsh county. “I am gutted,” said Powell. “It is a … Continue reading

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