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Cardiff MCCU, Glamorgan, Wales Minor Counties
19:21, Sun Feb 14, 2016 (UTC +0000)
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Abergavenny is widely regarded by players, the press and the general public as one of the most picturesque grounds on the first-class circuit. Its intimate atmosphere and rural location, nestling amongst the tree-topped hills on the Welsh border, a mile or so to the north of a small and friendly market town, to say nothing of its quaint pavilion and irregular boundary, all provide a tranquil atmosphere

The ground was opened in 1896 and developed well over the next few decades, hosting Minor County matches, but in 1977 a fire severely damaged the pavilion. It proved to be a blessing as the redevelopment which followed made the venue into a modern facility, and in 1981 and 1982 it successfully hosted two John Player League matches and then in 1983 Glamorgan played a Championship matches there. They continued to do so until 1997 when the decision to centre games at Cardiff meant the ground was dropped.
Martin Williamson

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Fixtures

2016
Sun May 1 (50 ovs)
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
Unicorns Knockout Trophy
Group 2 - Wales Minor Counties v Shropshire
Sun Aug 14 - Tue Aug 16
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
Unicorns Championship
Western Division - Wales Minor Counties v Herefordshire
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A general view of the pavilion at Abergavenny
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Ground Fixtures Ground Results
Group 2: Wales MC v Shropshire at Abergavenny
May 1, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Western Division: Wales MC v Hrford at Abergavenny
Aug 14-16, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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