Lauren Makes Newport Cricket Club History

June 2013

Lauren Parfitt made Newport Cricket Club history as the first female player to play in the club’s 2nd team, when she made her debut v Bridgend on Saturday in the South Wales Premier Cricket League, Reserve Division.

Lauren who played regularly in the Newport 3rd/Development team last season scored an excellent 47 not out and then claimed 2 wickets with her left arm spin bowling. Lauren is also a regular member of the unbeaten Newport Women’s team and is a current member of the Wales Women’s team. Lauren is an excellent role model for the younger girls and coaches the Club’s U13 girl’s team.