1st team honours:-
champions:- Div1 2001,
2000, 1998, Div2 1979, 1996, Div3 1978, 1993, 2012 Div4 1992.
up:- Div2 2003.
2000 Runners up 1998.
Runners up 1999.
1998, 2000, Joint winners
2001 Runners up
champions:- Div 5 2001.
up:- Div 4 2004.
Runners up 1998.
Junior (u15s) honours:-
Cricket Club has a long history, research
Robert Nisbet has identified that Lamphey Cricket Club is one of the
oldest recorded clubs in Wales, having been in existence since the
early 1840s along with local teams in Haverfordwest, Tenby, Pembroke
and Cardigan. On August 16th 1844 the 'Herald' newspaper reports of a
Lamphey v Pembroke game that "great interest was excited as to the
result". Another Lamphey v Pembroke game "attracted a huge concourse of
spectators, particularly those of the fairer sex", the result of the
game was:- Lamphey first innings 22; second innings 96, Pembroke first
innings 26; second innings 76. The report goes on to say "the fine day
had brought together a large concourse of the gentry of the
neighbourhood. Between the innings the parties partook of a cold
collation prepared by Mr Jones of the Dragon, Pembroke, in his usual
style". Lamphey's home pitch was referred to as "a field belonging to
C. Mathias Esq."
Being a small village, Lamphey Cricket Club play in the
Thomas Carroll Pembrokeshire League.In recent years the
Club has been able to field two sides in the league
however for the past couple of seasons dwindling numbers
across the County has seen the Club reduced to one senior team
which plays its cricket in the 3rd division. However this wasnt always the case, the
latter part of the 90s and early 2000's saw the club
acheive many of the top accolades in Pembrokeshire
cricket, being crowned league champions in the 1998, 2000
and 2001 seasons and winning Pembrokeshire crickets 'FA
Cup' for 2 consecutive seasons. The 2nd XI after reaching
the heady heights of Division 3 in 2005 themselves unfortunately
pulled out of the league during the 2015 season as a
result of being unable to field sufficient numbers to
continue though the Stags hope
to resurrect the 2nd XI in the next few seasons.
Much of the Clubs success
during the late 90s and early 2000 had to be
credited to the addition of overseas players, although of great benefit
to the Club, they caused something of a stir within the mainly amateur
league. The most famous player ever to play for Lamphey
has to be ex-West Indian Test and one-day International Vasbert Drakes
(pictured below), having repesented the famous Windies after turning
out for Lamphey. After 4 seasons with the 'Stags' Vasbert went on to
play for Sussex, Warwickshire and Leicestershire as well as many
International appearances. After
Vasberts departure the Club was also fortunate to have players from the
West Indies, South Africa and Australia represent the Club. One such
player, Brendan Nash,
despite being born in Australia has in December 2008 been selected to
play for the West Indies in the Test series and one day Internationals
against New Zealand. His early Test career looks promising with knocks
of 23, 74 and 65 in his first 3 innings and has since gone on to firmly
establish his position in the side averaging nearly 40 in Tests.
Vasbert takes another wicket
|Nash Celebrates a 50 for the
The first XI will
see a change at the helm for the 2018 season as stalwart
Hywel Gibbs takes over the reins from James
Skeels, Hywel's trusty
deputy will be Peter McGilloway.
The Club are fortunate to
have one of the best grounds within the
County and this has been recognised by the Cricket Board of Wales who
chose the ground as a venue to host the 1st round of the Cheltenham and
Gloucester match featuring Wales Minor Counties vs Middlesex in 2004,
and is frequently used to host County games at junior level.
If you are interested in
playing cricket for Lamphey in the
and reside in the County then please fell free to contact the Club
either via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or
the Captains themselves, their numbers can be found
in the contacts section.
Cricket Ė As explained
two sides, ones out in the field and one in.
man thatís in the side
thatís in goes out and when heís out he comes in
and the next man goes in until
he is out.
they are all out the
side thatís out comes in and the side thatís been
in goes out and tries to get
those coming in out.
you get men still
in and not out.
both sides have been in
and out including the not outs, thatís the end of the game