Victory over Somerset by one run at Cardiff in 1976.

1976 had been a rotten summer for Glamorgan, so when Somerset travelled to Cardiff for the final match of the Sunday League season it looked a formality that they would secure the win they needed to give the West Country side their first title. Little had gone right for the Welsh county during the long, … More Victory over Somerset by one run at Cardiff in 1976.

1965: ‘Shep’ and ‘Pres’ each take nine wickets as Yorkshire are beaten.

Glamorgan`s match against Yorkshire at Swansea in 1965 saw Glamorgan record a 31-run victory inside two days, with Glamorgan`s two spin bowlers, Don Shepherd and Jim Pressdee, each taking nine wickets in an innings – Pressdee in the first, and Shepherd in the second. Their feat took place on a Swansea wicket which took spin … More 1965: ‘Shep’ and ‘Pres’ each take nine wickets as Yorkshire are beaten.

1969: Magical Majid against Worcestershire at Sophia Gardens.

Needing one more victory to clinch the 1969 title, there were long queues from early in the morning for Glamorgan’s final home game of 1969 against Worcestershire at the county`s relatively new ground at Sophia Gardens, with everyone eager to witness the final chapter of a fantastic summer`s events. They were also fortunate to witness … More 1969: Magical Majid against Worcestershire at Sophia Gardens.

Shep takes 5/2 as Leicestershire are bowled out for 33.

Between 1946 and 1983, Glamorgan played 24 Championship matches at Ebbw Vale, the Monmouthshire steel and mining town, high up in the Ebbw Valley. According to local legend, the square at the Eugene Cross Park ground lay only a few metres above some of the lucrative coal seams and there were stories, possibly apocryphal, of … More Shep takes 5/2 as Leicestershire are bowled out for 33.

“What’s new about being beaten by Glamorgan!”

Another famous quote – this time from August 1968 as Glamorgan completed a famous double over the touring Australians. Their win drew intriguing parallels with their victory in 1964, as Glamorgan were unable to field a full strength eleven, and then on the eve of the game, they lost their captain Tony Lewis with a … More “What’s new about being beaten by Glamorgan!”