REPORTS / Adroddiadau: Latest Events including Club & School - April 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Nathan Jones   
Monday, 25 April 2016 20:50

A busy fortnight of events catch up from Carmarthen to Newport and London to Manchester: reports coverage from the Dyfed Schools Relays, Welsh Senior League & Carmarthenshire Primary Schools Athletics (Apr 17-25):




The schools summer athletics season got underway at the track in Johnstown on Wednesday with an excellent relays competition for years 7 to 13 on a sunny and warm evening, and attracted a large attendance of 200 school competitors and many spectators from 10 Dyfed secondary schools in Brianne, Llanelli and Pembrokeshire.

Teams from Bro Dinefwr, Bro Myrddin, Dyffryn Aman, Dyffryn Taf, Greenhill, Llandovery College, Maes Y Gwendraeth, QE High, Preseli and Strade took part all hoping to find early season form in preparation for the upcoming area and Dyfed athletics competitions in the next few months.

Picture: Sunny afternoon in Johnstown and a good turnout

The events were 4 x 100m, 4 x 200m and the individual 800m races for all age groups, and there were several good performances and close finishes. Another strong turnout from Ammanford's youngsters in Dyffryn Aman resulted them in retaining their title for the third year in succession as they won the trophy with 97 points, 18 from second place Bro Dinefwr, with Bro Myrddin coming through in third. QE High and Dyffryn Taf were joint fourth.

Carmarthen will host two of the area schools championships next month, with Ceredigion and Brianne athletes heading to the leisure centre, while Pembrokeshire will be in Haverfordwest and Pemberton will be the venue for the Llanelli meeting - all taking place between 10-20th May.

Boys Results / Canlyniadau Bechgyn

Girls Results / Canlyniadau Merched

Overall Results / Canlyniad Terfynol



24th April: WELSH U17/20/SENIOR LEAGUE 1 - 24ain o Ebrill CANLYNIADAU

On the same day as the Marathon, The Senior league for athletes got underway at the first U17/20/Senior League match of the season at Newport Sports Stadium on Sunday despite a small turnout, there were good early season performances (hopefully numbers will increase throughout the summer). results include the following: the second of three matches next moves to Penlan Arena, Brecon on 18 June.

Charles Griffiths 100 13.64 200 29.98; Ashraf Liles 200 24.60 400 52.54; Dwayne Griffiths 200 25.16 400 53.04; Iestyn Williams 800 2.14.23; Thomas Jones 800 2.11.72 3000 9.16.30; Paul Clarke 3000 9.51.10; William Edwards HJ 1.80; Aled Price HJ 1.80 SP 11.52; Joseph Worrall SP 12.57 DT 39.22; Alicia Samuel 100 13.07 LJ 4.65; Celyn Williams 200 26.69; Non Morgan 800 2.37.36; Danielle Jones SP 10.87; DT 33.32; Sophie Pick SP 8.75 DT 19.93

Match 1 Results from Newport



Results from the 2016 Carmarthenshire Primary Schools Athletics Championships at Carmarthen on Monday 25th April - AMAZING / RHAGOROL! A record number of competitors turned out for this event on a bright but windy evening in Carmarthen.

This match started primary schools athletics action for the summer as more than 35 Carmarthenshire schools attended, more than ever before. Once again the track was full, car park packed and food were quickly sold, with plenty of local talent out on show. There must have been close to 300 competitors and several hundred spectators in the 14 event programme and saw the championships go on till 8.30pm, bringing in the use of the track floodlights for the end and last few races.

Thanks to everyone who helped in any way, to ensure that the meeting flowed including starter Dave James, Timekeepers Roy Adams and Peter Freeman, Marksman Steffan Hughes, Judges Teachers & Parents , Recorders Ysgol Llanynnwr, LJ Ysgol Griffith Jones, Shot Putt Ysgol Y Dderwen, HJ Joan Goldsmith, Rebecca Gatt , Gate Rotary Club of Carmarthen and Probus, Refreshments Inner Club of Carmarthen, friends and Carmarthen Harriers ladies, Meeting Organiser and Announcer Hedydd Davies, Results Sarah Heckler, Website results and report Nathan Jones, St Johns Ambulance, Carmarthen Leisure Centre steward and Recruitment Hayley John, Cressy Morgan.

Picture: Superb turnout for the Carmarthenshire Primary Schools - more than ever before (at least 35 schools)

The winners this year for 2016 was shared between Ysgol Dewi Sant and Ysgol Y Castell who both scored 31 points each. They were closely followed by Nantgaredig (28) Y Dderwen (27) Griffith Jones (26) and Llangennech (25) Scores were very close for the whole event and it came down to the final relays.

Presentation of awards to the top 3 in each event was made by the Mayor and Mayoress of Carmarthen Cllr Barry and Barbara Williams and our sponsors Ron Mounsey of McDonalds

Excellent effort by everybody - well done / da iawn!

Note: The Dyfed Primary Schools Athletics Championships is at Carmarthen on Wednesday 22 June. Selection will follow from this for the Dyfed team v West Glamorgan Schools in July.

Carmarthenshire Primary Schools Athletics Boys & Girls Results

Overall School Positions

Any queries on the results from the Dyfed Secondary Schools Relays or the Carmarthenshire Primary Schools Athletics Championships, please contact the results co-ordinator directly at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Also...in April

A talented Carmarthenshire schoolboy has made a big name for himself in the sport of athletics. Radix Mularwarman, a year 11 pupil at St Michaels school in Llanelli had already won the Dyfed & Welsh U15 all-rounder competitions at Carmarthen and Cwmbran earlier last month and as a result, was selected to take part in the United Kingdom Sportshall athletics indoor final at Manchester Sport City on the weekend of 16/17th April. Radix won 2 gold and a silver medal in the 2 laps, speed bounce and standing long jump events and in the end, was announced the British indoor athletics all round champion in 2016 with a score of 297 points.

In the Tenvous Botanic Gardens 5K, Trystan Leech was the winner (0.19.50) and in the 10K, Thomas Jones was the 2nd finisher overall (0.36.05) and Sharon Leech took the first lady (0.39.47)

In the Ras Crannog event organised by the Urdd in Llangrannog on 24 April, Gordon Orme was 12th in the senior race (0.47.36) In the junior race, Seren Davies (U11) won the year 3 and 4 race (0.04.32) and Elis Trigg 11th year 5 and 6 (0.06.19), Sara Cond 12th (00.06.21) and Elen Cond Y9/10 1st (00.29.01)