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Vicarage Field, Aberystwyth, Ground Records
by Dr.A.K.Hignell - Hon Statistician and Historian to Glamorgan CCC


Ground:Vicarage Field, Aberystwyth

On two occasions, Glamorgan have played Sunday League games at Vicarage Field, which forms part of the sports complex owned by the University College of Wales in Aberystwyth. The first county game in 1977 was part of the town`s 900th Centenary celebrations, whilst the fixture in 1989 was part of Glamorgan`s policy, following their own Centenary in 1988, to take their Sunday games around the Principality.

 

Scores:

 

July 31st, 1977 Essex 234-7 (G.A.Gooch 80, K.W.R.Fletcher 46, G.Richards 3-42) Glamorgan 219-7 (C.L.King 66, J.A.Hopkins 40, G.A.Gooch 2-28) Essex won by 15 runs

 

August 27th, 1989 Glamorgan 203-4 (H.Morris 83, I.Smith 56*) Warwickshire 207-4 (T.A.Lloyd 56*, D.A.Reeve 56*) Warwickshire won by 6 wickets

Record Partnerships

 

1 37 A.Jones and J.A.Hopkins v Essex, 1977 2 50 J.A.Hopkins and R.C.Ontong v Essex, 1977 3 16 G.C.Holmes and H.Morris v Warwickshire, 1989 4 135 H.Morris and I.Smith v Warwickshire, 1989 5 32 C.L.King and G.Richards v Essex, 1977 6 11 C.L.King and E.W.Jones v Essex, 1977 7 18 E.W.Jones and A.E.Cordle v Essex, 1970 8 2* A.E.Cordle and D.A.Francis v Essex, 1977 9 None 10 None

 

1 95 M.K.Fosh and G.A.Gooch for Essex, 1977 2 56 G.A.Gooch and K.S.McEwan for Essex, 1977 3 23 G.A.Gooch and K.W.R.Fletcher for Essex, 1977 4 46 K.W.R.Fletcher and M.H.Denness for Essex, 1977 5 116* T.A.Lloyd and D.A.Reeve for Warwickshire, 1989 6 0 7 4 K.W.R.Fletcher and S.Turner for Essex, 1977 8 0* 9 None 10 None

 


(Article: Copyright © 2003 Dr.A.K.Hignell)



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