Young Welsh Farmers awarded at Public Speaking Competition

THE Carmarthenshire Federation of Young Farmers’ Welsh Public Speaking Competition was held on Saturday (Jan 26) at Nantaredig Primary School.

There was a fierce competition in four different sections with a large number of the County Clubs competing.

A spokesperson for Siarad Cyhoeddus Cymraeg said: “Thank you very much to Nantgaredig Primary School for letting us use the School, thank you also to the stewards for ensuring that the day ran smoothly.

“We are also very grateful to all the coaches and trainers for giving their time to train the members. Thank you also to all the judges for their great work during the day.”

Reading Section

Mrs Enfys Evans had the task of judging 8 teams in the reading competition under 14. These are the results:

Winning Team:

Llanfynydd YFC – Gwenno Roberts, Tomos Roberts a Ffion Raymond.

Best Individual:

Gwenno Roberts, Llanfynydd YFC

Junior Section

In the Junior Section for members under 16, Mrs Enfys Hatcher Davies had the task of judging, with 10 teams competing in a high-quality competition. The results are:

Pantyffynnon Family Cup for the Winning Team:

Llanfynydd YFC – Betsan Campbell, Lois Cambell a Gwenno Roberts.

Ffosyffin Family Cup for the Best Individual:

Cerys Thomas, Dyffryn Tywi YFC

Intermediate Section

Mr Hefin Jones was in charge of judging the Intermediates. 8 teams were in the competition and these are the results:

Alun James Cup to the Winning Team:

Penybont YFC – Hannah Richards, Daniel O’Callaghan, Lleu Pryce a Cadi Evans.

Mr Emyr Williams Shield for the Best Individual:

Daniel O’Callaghan, Penybont YFC

Senior Section

There was a very good competition in this competition between 6 very strong teams. Mr Wyn Thomas had the task of judging and these are the results:

The Late S.O Thomas Cup to the Winning Team:

Dyffryn Cothi YFC – Carwen Richards, Sulwen Richards a Lynwen Mathias

Pat Davies Cup to the Best Individual:

Mared Evans, Penybont YFC

Entertainment Competition

Carmarthenshire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs will hold their Entertainment Competition on the 25th of February to the 27th of February 2019 at Gwendraeth Hall, Drefach.

On Monday the 25th, St Ishmaels, Dyffryn Cothi, Llangadog and Penybont will be performing in Welsh.

On Tuesday the 26th, Llandovery will be performing in English and Dyffryn Tywi and Llanddarog will be performing in Welsh.

Llanfynydd, Capel Iwan, St Peters and Llanllwni will be performing in Welsh and will be closing the competition on Wednesday the 27th.

All three nights will start at 7pm and price of admission is £6 or £15 for a Week Ticket.

Carmarthenshire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs would like to thank the sponsors of the competition which are FUW, Carmarthenshire County Council and Seren Education.


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