South Wales Cricket Association
Established 1926

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League History

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Presidents

1986 - J.D.W. Maclean Esq. (Pontarddulais)
1971 - 1985 N. Blyth Esq., J.P. (Swansea)
1947 - 1970 Col. J.M. Bevan (Neath)
1946 Capt. Leighton Davies (Gowerton)
1931- 1940 Capt. Leighton Davies (Gowerton)
1926 - 1930 Dan Radcliffe Esq.

 

Chairmen

2009 - Neil Hobbs Esq. (Ammanford)
1998 - 2008 John Evans Esq. (Pontarddulais)
1984 - 1997 Haydn Beynon Esq. (Pontarddulais)
1977 - 1983 Bill Edwards Esq. (Swansea)
1961 - 1976 Ald. Wyndham Jones (Pontarddulais)
1951 - 1960 W.T. Thomas Esq. (Gowerton)
1946 - 1950 J.D.D. Davies Esq. (Neath)
1929 - 1940 J.D.D. Davies Esq. (Neath)
1926 - 1928 H.W. Baxter Esq. (Merthyr)

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Honorary Secretaries

2006 - Steve P. Jones Esq. (Cimla)
2000 -2005 Brian Crockett Esq. (Port Talbot)
1993 - 1999 Wilf Davies Esq. (Skewen)
1984 - 1992 P.N. Charles Esq. (Llanelli)
1977 - 1983 Ron Williams Esq. (Swansea)
1961 - 1976 Keller Jenkins Esq. (Llanelli)
1951 - 1960 Les Morgan Esq. (Briton Ferry)
1946 - 1950 T.J. Edwards Esq. (Swansea) & E. Bevan Esq.
1929 - 1940 W.R. Morgan Esq. (Merthyr)
1926 - 1928 J.G. Griffith-Jones Esq. (Llanelli)

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Honorary Treasurers

2013 - John Homer (Bronwydd)
2007 - 2012 Brian Crockett (Port Talbot)
1998 -2006 J.P. Williams Esq. (Neath
1982 - 1997 I. Edwards Esq. (Pontyberem)
1978 - 1981 J.P. Williams Esq. (Neath)
1975 - 1977 A.H. Davies Esq. (Ynystawe)
1958 - 1974 C. Hugh James Esq. (Glynneath)
1953 - 1957 Gwynne Thomas Esq. (Gowerton)
1947 - 1952 A.R. Morgan Esq. (Merthyr)
1937 - 1940 T.J. Thomas Esq. (Swansea)
1929 - 1936 E. Baber Esq. (Briton Ferry)
1926 - 1928 A.F. Thomas Esq. (Merthyr)

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Honorary Auditors

2014 - Carwyn Morgan Esq.
2005 - 2013 David Rowe Esq.
1998 - 2004 David Hill Esq.
1983 - 1997 J.P. Williams Esq.
1979 - 1982 E.S. Morris Esq.
1936 - 1978 D.W. Surf Esq.

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Some Landmarks

2011 New sponsors - Thomas Carroll Group PLC
2010 The Association votes to allow clubs to enter Third and Fourth XI's, acting as First and Second XI's in their respective division.
2009 The Association votes to become a feeder league to the new South Wales Premier Cricket League.
2009 Overseas tour to the West Indies visiting the Islands of Antigua and Barbados
2005 Australia/New Zealand/Fiji Overseas Tour.
2004 New Sponsors - Andrew James Knox and Readers Balls.
2002 Inaugural play-offs between S.W.C.A. and South Wales Cricket League sponsored by Coors Brewers Ltd.
2001 Australia/Dubai overseas tour. Also 75th Anniversary of the S.W.C.A.
1992 Tour of Australasia.
1991 Glamorgan Colts decide to withdraw from the Association.
1988 Inaugural Dinner sponsored by Welsh Brewers.
1986 Celebration of Diamond Jubilee and entry of Glamorgan Colts to Second Division. Promotion/Relegation on the two up/two down basis introduced.
1985 New Fifth Division was formed with eight new Clubs.
1982 Further Tour to the Far East & Australia.
1979 Overseas Tour to West Indies.
1978 First Presentation Dinner Held.

1977

The first overseas tour of Australia by the S.W.C.A.
1976 Celebrations of 50th Anniversary.
1970 New rules of play incorporating Overs and Time Limit were introduced.
1967 A Knock Out Competition  was inaugurated.
1964 The Second XI Competition in Divisions One & Two was re-started.
1963 The Association was set up as four divisions and a new Constitution was implemented. 
1960 Promotion & Relegation became automatic between all four sections.
1956  The Association was split up into four sections. 1a, 1b, 2a & 2b.
1948 The Second Division broke away from the Association. They rejoined in 1949. 

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