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Written by Nathan Jones   
Monday, 29 January 2018 18:50

Ahead of the Actif Carmarthenshire Sports Awards in Llanelli this coming Friday evening, we take a look back at the first of 2018 to take place locally last Friday, the Carmarthen Town Council Sports Awards (26th) at Quins RFC...

The Carmarthen Town Sports Awards returned last Friday evening, 26th January 2018 at the Carmarthen Quins Rugby Football Club in town. The annual awards organised by the council once again recognized the sporting achievements and the success by athletes and coaches in the Carmarthen area over the past 12 months.

Fe wnaeth Gwobrau Chwaraeon tref Caerfyrddin dychwelyd nos Wener dwethaf, 26ain Ionawr 2018 yng Nghlwb Rygbi Cwins Caerfyrddin yn y dref.

Carmarthen Town Council had invited the public over the past few months to nominate for this year's edition with an independent selection panel of sporting experts then deciding on the winners of each category. The awards which are separate from the Carmarthenshire Sports Awards, champion success within the town.

All winners & runners up, making a total of 22 trophy winners were all invited to attend the presentation evening last week. Several kinds of sports had been nominated into this year's sports awards, ranging from athletics, rugby and football to judo, karate and cricket. More nominations had been received than ever before in 2017 and they were all of a very high standard.

The eleven categories were: Senior Men / Dynion Hyn; Senior Female / Menywod Hyn; U13s Junior Male / Bechgyn Iau O Dan 13; U13s Junior Female / Merched Iau O Dan 13; U16s Intermediate Male / Bechgyn Ganol O Dan 16; U16s Intermediate Girls / Merched Ganol O Dan 16; U19s Youth Male / Bechgyn Ieuenctid O Dan 19; U19s Youth Female; Merched Ieuenctid O Dan 19; Junior Team / Tim Iau; Senior Team / Tim Hyn and Coach/Organiser/Volunteer / Hyfforddwr/Trefnwr/Gwirfoddolwr.

Carmarthen Town Council were again most fortunate in obtaining two sponsors for the event - E D Davies MBE (Ifan JCB) and J H Morse and Sons Ltd.



These awards have been a great success for Carmarthen Harriers over the years and this year was no different, as 18 nominations had been put in with 7 being shortlisted to attend on the evening. Congratulations everyone / Llongyfarchiadau i bawb!

First / Cyntaf

William Edwards - U19s Youth Male

Second / Ail

Daisy Thompson - U13s Junior Female

Liam Edwards - U13s Junior Male

Junior Cross Country Team (Ifan Bowen and Iwan Thomas received the award)

Thomas Jones - U19s Youth Male

Olivia Haines - U19s Youth Female

Dewi Griffiths - Senior Male


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The following Carmarthen members had been also nominated for the 2017 awards:

Frank Morgan - U13s Junior Male

Lili Church - U16s Intermediate Female

Beca Roberts - U16s Intermediate Female

Danielle Jones - U16s Intermediate Female

Ben Thomas - U16s Intermediate Male

Carys Jones - U19s Youth Female

Ellie Kiff - U19s Youth Female

Haydn Davies - U19s Youth Male

Dorrien Thomas - Coach/Organiser/Volunteer

Nathan Jones - Coach/Organiser/Volunteer

Josh Griffiths - Senior Male


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The county sports awards continues this week in the Ffwrnes Theatre in the heart of Llanelli Town Centre, where the Actif Carmarthenshire Sports Awards will return in 2018 following its great success last year. Thirty seven of the county's best are up for 13 awards to be announced at the end of the week. The awards are organised by Carmarthenshire County's Sport and Leisure team.

The full story and award winners will be covered here at www.carmarthenharriers.co.uk...and the evening's coverage will be published here following the conclusion of the evening on Friday.