WRU National League West – Weekly tables

THERE may have been no 6 Nations rugby this weekend, but there has been plenty of action on the local level.

Here are the latest table toppers in the WRU National League West:

League 1: Felinfoel

League 2: Yr Hendy

League 3 (A): Pembroke

League 3 (B): Burry Port

You can see the current tables in full below.

Clowes & Jones win Llanelli Half Marathon

HUNDREDS of athletes took part in the Llanelli Half Marathon today, Sunday (Feb 18). Conditions were chilly but that would have suited many of the local participants who pound the tarmac along the course most days during their training including the team from Gomer Williams Solicitors in Llanelli.

Speaking to Llanelli Online...

Scarlets come up short at Leinster

SCARLETS suffered their second loss in a row on the road after Leinster ran out 20 - 13 winners at the RDS Arena in Dublin.

Both sides were missing a number of players due to international duty and injury but it was the men in blue who claimed maximum points in front of the home crowd.

It was the Welsh region who had the perfect...

Scarlets outmuscled in Treviso

A hat-trick of tries from winger Monty Ioane helped Benetton shock reigning Pro14 champions Scarlets with a 22-12 bonus-point win at the Stadio Monigo on Sunday (Feb 11).

With both sides missing a large portion of their squad to international duty and injury, it was the home side who outmuscled and outperformed the Welsh, with...

Carmarthen cyclist joins World Tour Team

AWARD winning Carmarthenshire based IT Company BCC IT are pleased to see the local cyclist they sponsor become pro for World Tour Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, riding alongside former World and British Road Race champion Mark Cavendish and current British Road Race and Time Trial Champion Steve Cummings at...

Your chance to win Giggs’s shirt

A lucky footballer in Llanelli could be wearing their new shirt like a boss if they take part in the local community 6 a side league.

The Wales manager Ryan Giggs, who took over the biggest job in Welsh football a couple of weeks ago, broke world records in the summer when he took part in some special 6 a side games that drew the...

Annual Swansea bike ride cancelled

THE annual Swansea Bike Ride, which has been running for 25 years has been cancelled. Organisers claim that the event is ‘no longer profitable’.

The charity bike ride, which was a popular fixture on the charity cycling scene calendar took in the beautiful Gower Peninsula and was open to cyclists from seasoned pros to casual...

Scarlets advance to the quarter-finals of Europe

SCARLETS have made the quarter-finals of the European Rugby Champions Cup for the first time since 2007 with a 30-27 victory over Toulon at Parc Y Scarlets.

In front of a sold-out 14,476 crowd, the Scarlets became the first Welsh region in six years to reach the knockouts of Europe.

The result leaves the Scarlets at the top of...

Calm before the storm at Parc Y Scarlets

30th March 2007. It has been almost 11 years since the Scarlets last saw the knock-outs in European rugby.

The then defending champions Munster travelled to a sold-out Stradey Park to face an in-from Scarlets side who had won all six of their pool matches.

Running out 24-15 winners whist knocking out the Irishmen in impressive...