Welcome From Our Chairman
Welcome to the Panteg Cricket Club Website. We are a family orientated club welcoming and actively encouraging players of all ages and ability.
Formed in 1876 by Sam Copstake after he had purchased the old Panteg Foundry, the club was initially known as the Panteg Steelworks Xl. We are based in the village of Griffithstown, Torfaen, South Wales. The club was awarded the prestigious ECB Club Mark accreditation in 2008 and have recently gained re-accreditation.
The club possess one of the finest grounds in South Wales and is regularly used during the summer months to host a variety of representative cricket which this season again include Glamorgan 2nd Xl, MCCU Championship matches and also junior county and national fixtures.
In 2012 the club will be fielding 4 senior sides each Saturday with the first and second teams competing in the Glamorgan and Monmouthshire Cricket League. In addition the club will be fielding 2 senior Sunday League sides, and also 1 team in the Newport & District Midweek League.
In recent years we have produced young cricketers in William Bragg and John Glover both currently contracted to Glamorgan. Another Glamorgan player David Harrison will be returning to play for us this year having recently retired from the first class game. We have a thriving youth section fielding sides at under 11, 13, and 15 age groups. We have a number of qualified coaches with Level 1 & 2 ECB coaching certificates.
Our goal for this season is to secure promotion to the South Wales Premier Cricket League.
the club captain for 2012 will again be Ian Bird.
We have a varied and busy social calendar which includes events such as quiz and race nights, BBQ,s and the Annual Awards Night.we are also regular tourists to Majorca Anyone interested in joining the club can either contact the Chairman, John Lewis 01495 763196, or any club official.
Practice nights are Tuesday for juniors and Thursday/Friday for seniors.
Please browse the site at your leisure, you will find details of all activities within the club, including, fixtures, results, playing stats, social events, club photographs etc.,
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