Graham Reynolds was a talented footballer and cricketer who briefly played for Glamorgan between 1969 and 1971.
The talented all-rounder played football for Newport County FC, plus cricket for Newport CC and Glamorgan. The left-handed batsman and right-arm seam bowler played the first of eleven List A games for Glamorgan in August 1969 when he played in the Welsh county’s side against Worcestershire at Stourbridge. Graham also made two first-class appearances, against the Jamaican tourists at Swansea in 1970, and the following year in the away Championship match with Northamptonshire.
However, his teaching commitments prevented Graham from playing regularly for the Welsh county but he appeared for the county’s 2nd XI from 1962 until 1977, and as with Newport CC, proved to be an astute and capable captain of the county’s second string.
Graham also played football for Caerleon FC, Brecon Corries FC and Cwmbran Town FC, besides winning a Welsh Amateur International cap in 1958/59. After retiring from teaching, Graham acted as Glamorgan`s School Liaison Officer during the 1980s and 1990s.
REYNOLDS, Graham Edward Arthur
Born – Newport, 23rd September 1937.
Died – Newport, 27th February 2008.
Best performances for Glamorgan:
In first-class cricket – 23* v Northamptonshire at Northampton, 1971; 2/24 v Jamaicans at Swansea, 1970.
In List A cricket – 7 v Worcestershire at Stourbridge, 1969; 5/37 v Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge, 1969.