Newport U11 Girls Cricket Club became the 2012 Lady Taverner's Welsh Cup Winners in fine style, at the Welsh Finals Day at Cardiff Cricket Club. Newport retaining the trophy they won last year.
Four teams from all over Wales had progressed to the Final's Day with Newport CC, Cardiff CC, Lisvane CC and Narbeth CC all fighting for the title. The tournament was organised as a round robin competition, with each team playing each other, based on the pairs cricket format, with 4 pairs batting in an 8 over game, with 5 runs deducted for every wicket lost.
In Newport's first game they played Lisvane. Newport batted first and with Amy Harris, Paige Curtis, Charlotte Scarborough and Jess Thornton all hitting boundary's Newport posted a useful total of 245-2 (235). The Newport girls bowled really well, with Vicky Clarke, Jess Thornton and Amy Harris all bowling maidens. With Amy and Paige claiming wickets, Lisvane soon slipped well behind the required run rate, eventually finishing on 223-2 (213). Newport winning their first match by 22 runs.