Super Saturday for Dyfed Secondary Schoolchildren in Carms Championship

IT has been a busy few days for Dyfed Secondary School Children with two big events having taken place in the space of four days this week.

Last Friday (June 15) and Saturday (June 16) saw the Dyfed Schools Athletics Championships return to the Leisure Centre after a year gap, following the cancelation of nearly all events in 2017 because of the poor weather. Those finishing in the top places at their area championships (Brianne, Pembrokeshire, Llanelli and Ceredigion) during May had...

Swansea Aquatics Swimmers ‘young guns’ dominate

THE swimmers of Swansea Aquatics took part in the West Wales Junior Development Meet in Carmarthen Leisure Centre on Sunday (June 17).

Swimmers aged from 9-12 years-old took part in the junior meet race against opposition swimmers from around the region.

Swimmers would undertake five events to add up a final time score. Some of the races included the 100m Individual Medley (I.M.), 50m Breastroke, 50m Backstroke, 50m Butterfly, 100m Freestyle, 100m Butterfly and 200m Freestyle.

The...

Scarlets injury update

THE latest injury update from the Scarlets following Wales summer 2018 tour.

Steff Evans suffered an injury to his knee following the hyperextension event playing for Wales against South Africa. He has seen a specialist and does not require any surgery. It is hoped he will be ready for the start of the coming season.

Wyn Jones sustained a calf injury in a Wales training session last week. He will see a specialist to help guide his management.

Samson Lee has been released from the...

2018 Ammanford Junior Fun Run is a record-breaker

ALL roads for sporty school-children from Ammanford and the surrounding areas in the Amman Valley and Carmarthenshire led to the Amman Valley Leisure Centre, Ammanford on Monday (11th June) for the 2018 Ammanford Junior Fun Run.

The event has continued to go from strength to strength. With a total of five age groups and 8 different races, there was something for the whole family to enjoy in the Amman Valley festival of running.

Under new organization, the event for the third year in...

Sunshine rugby at annual Warriors 7’s

THE Llanelli Warriors held their annual 7s tournament on Saturday (June 9) and the sunshine weather brought out plenty of sunshine rugby.

With conditions perfect there was some great rugby on display. Early pool matches saw some impressive performances and lots of individual skills to keep the crowd happy.

After the pool matches teams progressed into Cup, Plate and Bowl competitions that eventually brought out the following...

Gomer Williams gifts cash to Bont Cricket Club

GOMER Williams have provided sponsorship for Pontarddulais Cricket Club and the Cricket All Stars.

The solicitors based in Llanelli and now Pontarddulais say they are proud to be sponsors of the club.
Speaking to Llanelli Online Kate Clarke who runs the Pontarddulais office said:

"It is exciting to see the youth of the community participate in the national All Stars Cricket, the England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) programme to inspire the next generation of five- to...

Morfa’s Karate Kid Nicky Evans is British Champion

MOST people will have heard of Mr Miyagi and the Karate Kid.

The story of a boy and his Sensei who teaches him to learn through unconventional means to become a master of Karate. It might have been the thing of dreams for many a boy and girl growing up watching the films but the reality is that in order to be the best it's no good waiting around for a Mr Miyagi.

You have to...

Cricket Midweek League: Llangennech fall to Dafen

DAFEN defeated Llangennech by 39 runs today, Wednesday (June 6) in the All Wales Sport Midweek League fixture at Dafen Park.

Dafen were put to bat first and were all bowled out for 127, claiming a number of boundaries on a dry and fast outfield. For Llangennech's bowlers, Lloyd Francis took 4 wickets and was twice on a hat-trick ball.

The visitors, through Matthew Jones (27) and Llyr Soady Jackson (19) managed to bring themselves to within touching distance of the required score. But...

Raiders continue to battle despite defeat to Newcastle

THE West Wales Raiders continue to fight after falling to a 20 - 82 defeat against Newcastle Thunder at Stebonheath Park on Sunday (June 3).

It was a positive start to the game for the Raiders, going 10 points ahead in the early stages. However the Thunder took control soon afterwards to rack up the one-sided victory.

Lewis Young scored a hat-trick for the visitors, who are placed 9th in the Betfred League 1 table, whilst the Raiders sit at the bottom having yet to win a game from...

Success for Llanelli Rhythmic Gymnastics Academy @ Open Championships

THERE was more great news for the girls at Llanelli Rhythmic Gymnastics Academy as they brought home multiple trophies.

Competing in the Bath Open Championships yesterday, Saturday (June 2) all age groups did shone brightly especially the u8’s and u7’s girls.

Imogen Coslett won gold in her free routine, gold in rope and the overall gold trophy.

Grace Woods brought home silver in her free, silver in rope and the overall silver trophy.

Teegan Francis achieved bronze in all...