Welcome to the website of the St. Helen’s Balconiers

Croeso i wefan Orielwyr San Helen

The Balconiers is a well-established and highly-regarded association dedicated to supporting and celebrating Glamorgan cricket and cricketers and, in particular, the continuation of first-class cricket in West Wales.

The Balconiers continue:

  • to organise the annual Swansea and West Wales Cricket Festival at St. Helen’s
  • to run a programme of residential tours to Glamorgan’s away County Championship matches
  • to recognise outstanding individual performances through our end-of-season awards presentation
  • to support and celebrate all aspects of Glamorgan cricket

Remember there’s a warm welcome for you to join us on The Balconiers’ Daffodil Tours, at The Swansea and West Wales Cricket Festival and at our other events, even if you don’t live in South Wales.   Please do contact us.

2019 marks a number of  anniversaries- The 80th anniversary of Maurice Turnbull’s final innings, the 180th anniversary of Glamorgan’s first ever Inter-County Fixture and the 50th anniversary of the magnificent undefeated 1969 County Championship Victory. This memorable occasion [the 1969 Championship] will be marked with a Celebration Lunch in the Towers Hotel, Jersey Marine on Friday November 8th [Provisional at present]