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Sixth Form pupil Llywelyn Cowell to assist coach Dion Holden at Winter Nets cricket sessions

Sixth Form pupil Llywelyn Cowell to assist coach Dion Holden at Winter Nets cricket sessions

A Sixth Form pupil at Rydal Penrhos is looking to pass on his cricket knowledge to the next generation of aspiring stars at the school.

Llywelyn Cowell has recently begun assisting coach Dion Holden with his Monday night Winter Nets sessions in a bid to enhance his learning regarding all things associated with the game.

The 18-year-old, who returned from a serious injury to represent North Wales Cricket League Division One side Conwy this season, is also a valued member of Rydal Penrhos’ first XI and has also

He is sure to gain significant coaching experience alongside Holden, who is a former member of the Glamorgan Academy and has also represented the West of England on a 2006 tour of the West Indies.

The Menai Bridge captain led his side to a second place Premier Division finish after another standout campaign, and is the lead coach of the North Wales hub of the Marylebone Cricket Club Foundation which is situated at the school.

Head of Cricket Mike Leach, said: “This is a very worthwhile experience for Llywelyn, who has shown tremendous leadership skills in the few sessions he has taken part in so far.

“Our young cricketers have already benefitted from Dion’s knowledge and experience, and he is considered to be one of the most gifted all-rounders in the region which he demonstrated on countless times throughout the campaign.

“Hopefully this success will continue long into the future and for Llywelyn this will be a great tool to have and his looks to develop his coaching in the next stage of his education when he leaves us in 2018.”

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