Dafen Ladies AFC gain promotion after league win

AFTER a competitive and rollercoaster season Dafen Ladies AFC have been crowned champions of the WWWGL league.

Speaking on the success, their manager Yvonne Collins said: "We set themselves a realistic target to win every game at home in the season and see where that could take us. With one game remaining at home, whilst keeping a 100% win record, we have managed to secure the league title with a game to spare."

The first half of the season was filled with optimism, joy and...

Scarlets army head to Dublin

THE sun was shining down on Parc Y Scarlets this morning as hundreds of Scarlets fans set off to Dublin ahead of tomorrow's European semi-final showdown with Leinster at the Aviva Stadium.

It is the first time the Welsh region have reached the semi-finals of Europe since 2007 when they faced Leicester Tigers at Welford Road.

Wayne Pivac's side have been in impressive form over the last couple of seasons, winning the Pro12 title last season and now in the top 4 of club rugby's...

Llanelli Nights RL to hold open training session

THE Llanelli Knights Rugby League will be holding an open training session on Wednesday (April 25) at Penygaer playing fields.

The session will run from 6:30pm till 8pm.

If you are 17 years old and above and want to have fun throughout the summer you can join in. You can fill out the following link to express your interest here.

The club have also announced their staff for the upcoming season. They are:

Head Coach - Nick Macey
Coach - Trystan Morgan
Assistant Coach/Team Manager...

Carmarthen Town Mayor’s Fun Run 2018

THERE'S three weeks to go to the annual Carmarthen Town Mayor's Fun Run races.

The races take place in the town centre on Monday May 7, with a 10am start.

Last year’s event saw 768 runners taking part, a record for the fun run races in their current format.

This year will be the 37th running of the Carmarthen Mayor’s Fun Run races.

Last year’s feature 5K race was won by Thomas Jones of Carmarthen Harriers in a time of 16.56.

"We are hoping for a bumper turnout in...

Scarlets suffer defeat in Edinburgh

EDINBURGH scored six tries to register an impressive 52 - 14 victory over the Scarlets at Murrayfield.

Scarlets had made 13 changes to the side that defeated Glasgow Warriors the previous week with a number of starters rested for the European semi-final next Saturday (April 22).

Duhan van der Merwe scored two tries for Edinburgh bringing them closer towards qualifying for the Pro14 quarter-finals.

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Cefneithin dominate Pontyates to win local derby

THE men from Cefneithin looked determined and ready for anything even as they arrived in the car park of Pontyates RFC on Saturday (Apr 14).

If this was a local derby, it was as their coach told them also the Cup Final. Even their warmup had purpose and strength.

Speaking before the kick off Chairman of Pontyates RFC Geraint Rosser said: "We have a history and it is always a very hard game. During the game we are not very friendly. In all fairness they are the best side we have played...

Patchell double sees Scarlets defeat Glasgow

RHYS Patchell scored two tries to help Scarlets to a 26 - 8 victory over Glasgow Warriors at Parc Y Scarlets.

Gareth Davies also crossed for the home side in what was an impressive display from the reigning league champions.

It took until the 28th minute for the opening score, with Patchell cutting through the Glasgow defence to cross for his first of the evening. Leigh Halfpenny missed the conversion.

Halfpenny kicked a penalty to give his side an 8 - 0 lead at the break.

Peter...

122 strong at Coast Parkrun #69

122 runners took part in the Llanelli Coast park run number 69 this morning, Saturday (April 7).

First of the male to complete the run was Andrew How from Hendre Lake running club with a time of 17 minutes and 30 seconds.

First of the female to finish was Sally Minchella in a time of 21 minutes and 59 seconds.
A number of the racers covered several time milestones.
Photo credit © Dai...

Match Report: West Wales Raiders 6 – 54 North Wales Crusaders

By Sian Golden at Stebonheath Park for www.totalrl.com
NORTH Wales Crusaders put in a clinical second half performance to win 54-6 against an inexperienced West Wales Raiders side.
Dale Bloomfield leapt on a Ste Roper grubber kick to give North Wales an eighth minute lead, Tommy Johnson with a rare conversion miss.
Seven minutes later, the lead was doubled. A mistake by West Wales on...

A day to remember as Scarlets soar into semi-final of Europe

SCARLETS have made the semi-finals of the European Champions Cup for the first time since 2007 after defeating La Rochelle 29-17 at a bouncing Parc Y Scarlets.

In front of a record sold-out crowd of almost 15,500, Scarlets became the first Welsh region in six years to reach the last four of Europe.

The result means the Scarlets will either face reigning champions Saracens in Coventry or travel to Dublin to face Leinster.

Wayne Pivac's side, backed by a superb home atmosphere, topped...