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Glamorgan

(gləmôr`gən) or

Glamorganshire

(–shĭr', –shər), former county, S Wales. In 1974, the county of Glamorgan was divided among the nonmetropolitan counties of West GlamorganWest Glamorgan
, former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 reorganization of Welsh local government from portions of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, in the 1996 reorganization West Glamorgan was divided into the unitary authorities of Swansea and Neath and Port Talbot.
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, Mid GlamorganMid Glamorgan
, former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 local government reorganization of Wales from portions of Breconshire, Glamorgan, and Monmouthshire, in 1996 it was divided among the unitary authorities of Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon
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, and South GlamorganSouth Glamorgan
, former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 governmental reorganization of Wales from portions of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, in the 1996 reorganization it was divided between the unitary authorities of Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan.
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; these were abolished in a further reorganization in 1996.

Glamorgan

, Glamorganshire
a former county of SE Wales: divided into West Glamorgan, Mid Glamorgan, and South Glamorgan in 1974; since 1996 administered by the county of Swansea and the county boroughs of Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Vale of Glamorgan, Merthyr Tydfil, and part of Caerphilly
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Glamorgan had two great captains in Maurice Turnbull and Wilfred Wooler, both Welsh rugby internationals.
If only the same could be said for the bulk of the rest of the Glamorgan batting order.
"It was fantastic to get to Finals Day last season and nice for Glamorgan to be part of the big occasion, although obviously it was a shame to fall at one of the last hurdles.
The more generic fan would suggest a successful limited-over campaign as Glamorgan reached a Lord's one-day final for the first time in 13 years.
Gloucestershire went into the final day aiming to establish a lead of at least 130, according to skipper Michael Klinger, and put Glamorgan under a bit of pressure in their second innings.
2010: May - Captains a Glamorgan team that includes his father Matthew, who came out of retirement to play against a Cardiff University side.
The other 8,500 members will have to enter a ballot with a less than 50 per cent chance of striking it lucky unless Glamorgan can beg tickets from other sources.
While Kallis's 155 was the highest individual score by any Glamorgan batsman in one day league cricket - beating Matthew Maynard's 132 which was also against Surrey in 1997 - Glamorgan's 294 for four was their highest total in league cricket passing their 287 for eight against Middlesex in Cardiff six years ago.
He was capped by Glamorgan in 2000 and awarded a benefit year in 2010.
Despite their nine-wicket defeat at the hands of group leaders Gloucestershire at Cardiff on Sunday, Glamorgan remain in second place in the South Group, with two games in hand over their West Country neighbours and a victory over Hampshire would see the Welsh county return to top spot by virtue of their superior net run rate.
GLAMORGAN have named an unchanged squad for their Yorkshire Bank40 clash against the Unicorns at the Swalec Stadium today (1.45pm).