The annual Dyfed v West Glamorgan Inter County Primary Schools Athletics match this year was hosted by West Glamorgan at Swansea University Athletics Track, Ashleigh Road on Wednesday afternoon, the same venue where the cross country fixture was held back at the beginning of April. This friendly meeting has now become a fantastic event on the annual calendar, giving young athletes from across West Wales the chance to compete at county level.
All those that took part in the competition were selected to run, jump and throw after finishing in the top 4 at the respective Dyfed Primary Schools and West Glamorgan Primary Schools events in Carmarthen and Swansea in June and early July.
With the heavy showers forecast staying away until later on in the evening, this attracted a good number of spectators to the venue to watch and support the 100 children or so that took to the track and competed in the field.
Events on the evening included the 100m, 70m Hurdles, 800m, 4 x 100m Relay, Long Jump, Shot Put and High Jump with medals awarded to the top three presented by Swansea Harriers' very own Nathan James, who is a regular at our open throws meetings.
Congratulations to those from both districts that contributed to the cross country and athletics fixtures in making sure that they were again very successful in 2019; we look forward to next season. Our thanks to all those who spent hours and days putting on all the qualifying and group matches during the year which led to this final event as well as those who supported Wednesday's event, it wouldn't have been possible without them!
DYFED PRIMARY SCHOOLS TEAM IN FULL:
Aiden Jones (Saron), Rhys Durling (Johnstown), Alex Coles (Llangadog), Rhodri Roberts (Iau Llangennech), Hugo Douglas (Bro Pedr), Tom Williams (Teilo Sant), Cai Allan (Bro Pedr), Macsen Toogood (Teilo Sant), William Harries (Hook), Liam Upton-Boorman (Johnstown), Gwilym Jac Jones (Nantgaredig), Rhys Davies (Y Ddwylan), Noah Jones (Iau Llangennech), Morgan Jones (Llandovery College), Gethin Thomas (Pontyberem), William Coles (Llangadog), James Sloyan (Model), Ethan Kelly (Rhys Pritchard), Iwan Morgan (Llangadog), George Nelson (Llandovery College)
Alice Morgan (Laugharne), Lucy Jo (Griffith Jones), Lowri Davies (Rhys Pritchard), Casi Gregson (Carreg Hirfaen), Ellie-May Williams (Gorslas), Beatrice Morgan (Llangadog), Ellie-May John (Gwenllian), Ophelia Jenkins (Tavernspite), Jessica Norman (Llansteffan), Sukie Blackwell (Tenby Juniors), Louisa Reid-Thomas (Llangynnwr), Yasmin Burgess-Williams (Llandovery College), Ffion Norgrove (Y Dderwen), Marged Jones (Y Dderwen), Aoife Pickersgill (Griffith Jones), Emma Goddard (Iau Llangennech), Erin Williams (Cefneithin), Hannah Lewis (Rhys Pritchard), Erin Jones (Llangadog)
WEST GLAMORGAN PRIMARY SCHOOLS TEAM IN FULL:
Tobias Burgess (Bishopston), Finn McIntyre (St Davids), Matthew Hurford (Newton), Brogan Popham (St Joseph's Swansea), Aaron Huang (St David's), Will Moore (Newton), Sam Morgan (Glyncollen), Ethan Balch (Lonlas), Oliver Patterson (Cila), Zachary Beddows (Ynystawe), Kieran Jenkins (St Joseph's Swansea), Fletcher Davies (Gowerton), Finn Parsley (Newton), Nathan Bunting (Gowerton), Lewis Evans (Brynymor), Isaac Thomas (St Joseph's Clydach), Aled Davies (Castell-Nedd)
Zoe Strevens (Bishopston), Matilda Quick (Ynystawe), Lily Boat (St Thomas), Sophie Taylor (Hendrefoilan), Leyah Nicholls (Crwys), Francesca Braunerova (Oystermouth), Scarlett Jones (Penyfro), Erin Moriarty (St Joseph's Swansea), Libby Hale (Newton), Ella Harris (Waunarlwydd), Mari Stephens (Castell-Nedd), Chloe Lewis (Bishopston), Phoebe Holt (Newton), Olivia Stewart (Newton), Millie Bray (Newton), Olivia Lewis (Christchurch), Rosie Holland (Crwys), Georgia McDonald (Bae Baglan)