Neath

The first known reference to cricket being played in Neath dates from 1845. Below is a listing of the first known reference in newspapers to cricket being played by other teams based in Neath during the 19th century.

Abbey 1856
Butchers 1878

Cadoxton 1863
Carlton 1888
De Wintons 1899
Drapers Assistants 1869
Early Risers 1853
Evening Association 1853
Giant’s Grave 1898
Grammar School 1887
Juniors 1864
Juveniles 1854
New Street Juveniles 1855
Proprietary School 1888
Star 1875
Star of Hope 1873
Tradesmen 1853
Wanderers 1888
Water Street Juveniles 1855
Workingmen 1873
YMCA 1892

Neath CC in 1926 with AE Freethy sat central and CF Walters stood far right.
Credit – Glamorgan Cricket Archives.