The Tom Maynard Trust will exist initially to help the development of aspiring disadvantaged cricketers and other sportspeople who require support with different aspects of their career development, including bursaries, help with training and education, financial support for overseas placements and assistance with kit and equipment.
DONATIONS TO THE TOM MAYNARD TRUST CAN BE MADE BY CONTACTING JON REES, CARSTON ACCOUNTANTS, TUDOR HOUSE, 16 CATHEDRAL ROAD, CARDIFF CF11 9LJ. CHEQUES SHOULD BE MADE PAYABLE TO ‘THE TOM MAYNARD TRUST’
The establishment of the Tom Maynard Trust is to be supported by individuals connected with the two county cricket clubs Tom represented during his playing career – Surrey and Glamorgan – and one of the Trustees will also be a nominee of the Professional Cricketers’ Association, with whom the Trust is expected to work closely as it grows and develops.
SWALEC Stadium to the Kia Oval
The first fundraising event for the Tom Maynard Trust will be a bike ride from the SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff to the Kia Oval in London, arriving just before the Tom Maynard Memorial Match between Surrey and the Welsh Dragons takes place on Tuesday August 21st 2012.
Tom Maynard 25th March 1989 – 18th June 2012.
Tom was born in Cardiff on March 25th 1989, a son to England and Glamorgan cricketer Matthew Maynard and his wife Sue. He grew up in Wales, attending Whitchurch High School in Cardiff alongside fellow alumni Gareth Bale and Sam Warburton.