Cardiff / Glamorgan MCCU
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The Cardiff/Glamorgan MCCU was formed by three universities: Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff University and the University of South Wales.
The MCC universities, which each receive funding each year from the MCC, are aimed at male students with potential to play first class cricket and female students who have played to senior county level.
The Cardiff/Glamorgan MCCU plays home matches at grounds used by Glamorgan County Cricket Club, including Sophia Gardens.
Cardiff Met is the focal point for the Centre's day to day operations.
Contact MDOleary@cardiffmet.ac.uk for further information.
Since inception of the Cardiff / Glamorgan MCCU some of the players that have gained professional contracts and played first class cricket include:
Matthew Hobdon (Sussex CCC),
Fabian Cowdrey (Kent CCC),
Andrew Salter (Glamorgan CCC),
Alex Jones (Glamorgan CCC),
Heather Knight (England),
Andrew Balbirnie (Middlesex CCC & Ireland),
Jack Leech (Somerset CCC)