Williams determined to prove she's no number two.

South Wales Guardian: TAKING OFF: Ammanford co-driver Claire Williams and partner Matthew Jackson go airborne at the Nicky Grist Stages. Pic: Mark.R.Chappell (Gasmark Media)

6:34pm Monday 21st July 2014

For the third consecutive week, Ammanford co-driver Claire Williams was again in rally action, competing on her 50th rally since she took up the sport in 2010.

Ammanford secure eight-wicket victory to extend lead at the top

South Wales Guardian: NEW LOOK: Ammanford Cricket Club will look to promote local talent after relegation from the Premier League.

4:20pm Monday 21st July 2014

Ammanford plumped up their 34-point cushion at the top of SWCA’s first division with the easiest of victories over Skewen at the Park on Saturday.

Waun edged out in table-topping showdown

South Wales Guardian: BOWLED OVER: Cwmamman Bowls Club is hoping to welcome new members ahead of the forthcoming season.

2:41pm Monday 21st July 2014

The Waun travelled to Melyn of Neath knowing they would face a battle having gone down to their hosts in the reverse fixture earlier in the season.

Young Warriors go down fighting in Swindon

South Wales Guardian: CLIMBING HIGH: Amman united returned to winning ways with a smart victory over previously unbeaten Trebanos.

2:27pm Monday 21st July 2014

With an eye on maintaining the Carmarthenshire Warriors' success into their 15th season and beyond, Arwel Davies selected an exciting young squad to contest the inaugural Swindon 7s at the weekend.

Lewis powers to British powerlifting record

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1:25pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Saron muscleman Mark Lewis continued his staggering return by claiming the 100kg Masters Equipped class at the Welsh GPC-GB Powerlifting Championships.

Future stars shine at Glynhir Juniors Open

South Wales Guardian: TOP PERFORMER: Glynhir's own Rhys Armstrong is presented with his trophy by Wales star Rhodri Williams after winning the 21-36 handicap Stableford competition.

2:12pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Glynhir Golf Club’s Junior Open Day proved a great success when, despite the damp conditions, 67 youngsters from all over south and west Wales, with handicaps ranging from two to 54, attended.

Williams back in the hot-seat in Scotland

South Wales Guardian: RACERS: Williams and Matthews in action in Scotland. Pic: Frank Love

6:21pm Monday 7th July 2014

Almost one month on from the tragic events of the Jim Clark rally, 25-year-old Ammanford co-driver Claire Williams was back in her seat alongside Halesowen’s Neil Matthews to contest Round Three of the NGK British Rally Championship Trophy in Scotland.

Ammanford extend lead at top of the table

South Wales Guardian: ON SONG: Ammanford maintained their winning ways in SWCA Division One.

1:31pm Monday 7th July 2014

Ammanford stretched their lead at the top of the first division to 33 points with an excellent seven-wicket win at Aberdare on Saturday.

Waun enjoy smooth Ferry cruise

South Wales Guardian: VETERANS: Cwmamman Vets have picked up two wins and a draw so far this term.

9:58am Monday 7th July 2014

The Waun travelled to Briton Ferry to face Town expecting a close game, but the absence of five home regular players due to holidays ensured the visitors enjoyed plain sailing on their way to victory.

Cwmaman go down at Parc Howard

South Wales Guardian: BOWLED OVER: Gwaun cae Gurwen claimed their first league win of the season.

9:38am Monday 7th July 2014

Cwmaman were again faced with the problem of a depleted side when they travelled to Parc Howard in search of a morale-boosting victory in the Llanelli Bowls League.

Bryn Open aiming for the bullseye

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9:29am Monday 7th July 2014

The Bryn Social Open Darts Tournament is due to take place this Sunday (July 13) at the Bryn Social Club in Gwilym Road, Cwmllynfell.

Ammanford see off Aberdare to climb to second

South Wales Guardian: NEW LOOK: Ammanford Cricket Club will look to promote local talent after relegation from the Premier League.

5:31pm Monday 7th July 2014

SWCA Seconds Division One

Youngster Rhys leads Ammanford to victory

South Wales Guardian: TOP DOGS: Ammanford climbed to the top of the SWCA Division One courtesy of a 21-run victory over title-chasing Carmarthen Wanderers.

5:35pm Monday 7th July 2014

Alpha Fasteners West Wales League

Jones scoops treble at Llandeilo awards night

South Wales Guardian: TOP STOPPER: Goalkeeper Dafydd Jones receives the Second Team Player of the Year and Second Team Players' Player of the Year awards from Colin Jenkins and Philip Jones of the Carmarthenshire League.

4:33pm Friday 4th July 2014

Goalkeeper Dafydd Jones was the star of the show when Llandeilo AFC held its annual presentation evening recent.

Penygroes hit out at 'no team' rumours

South Wales Guardian: CLIMBING HIGH: Amman united returned to winning ways with a smart victory over previously unbeaten Trebanos.

2:11pm Monday 30th June 2014

Penygroes RFC officially opened its newly-refurbished clubhouse function room with the club’s 2014 season presentation evening and slammed claims that the club was struggling to survive.

Rhodri honoured at Cwmgors awards night

South Wales Guardian: DOUBLE DELIGHT: Rhodri Rees picked the Player of the Year and the Supporters' Player of the Year awards at the Cwmgors RFC presentation night.

11:12am Monday 30th June 2014

Division Four South West champions Cwmgors held their annual Presentation Night to mark what has been a stunning season for the back-to-back promotion winners.

Jenkins half-century secures win over Steelmen

South Wales Guardian: HAMMERING AGAINST STEEL: Ammanford batsman Huw Jenkins strikes out against Tata Steel. Ammanford beat the SWCA Seconds Division One leaders by 16 runs.Pic: SDD

10:56am Monday 30th June 2014

Ammanford seconds gained a thrilling 16-run victory over league leaders Tata Steel at the Park on Saturday in the SWCA Reserve Division One

Llandeilo claim victory at Cwmaman

South Wales Guardian: VETERANS: Cwmamman Vets have picked up two wins and a draw so far this term.

10:40am Monday 30th June 2014

Cwmaman were looking for an improved performance when they played host to Llandeilo at Cwmaman Park on Saturday in the Llanelli and District Bowls

Waun extend run with easy victory

South Wales Guardian: BOWLED OVER: Cwmamman Bowls Club is hoping to welcome new members ahead of the forthcoming season.

9:46am Monday 30th June 2014

Gwaun cae Gurwen extended their winning despite hosting Briton Ferry Combine in what was expected to be their toughest match of the season to date.

Family affair claim one-two-three

South Wales Guardian: WINGING IT: Amman Valley Pigeon Club got their season underway with a race from Swindon.

9:26am Monday 30th June 2014

There was a change at the top following the Amman Valley Pigeon Club race flown from Newbury on June 28.

Youngsters put on brave show in defeat

South Wales Guardian: NEW LOOK: Ammanford Cricket Club will look to promote local talent after relegation from the Premier League.

11:44am Monday 30th June 2014

Skipper Ian Rees took a very young Ammanford third team to Llangennech, where the hosts wasted no time in building up a formidable total of 205 for five.

Betws RFC end of season awards

South Wales Guardian: BEST OF BETWS: Steff James receives the Betws 1sts Player of the Year award.Pic: SDD

4:34pm Saturday 28th June 2014

Betws RFC handed out their end of season awards recently with Steff James scooping the Player of the Year award.

Wales international Davies joins Panthers pack

South Wales Guardian: SIGNING UP: A delighted Hywel Thomas welcomes Penybanc Panthers new forwards coach Delyth Davies.

12:51pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

Penybanc Panthers have announced the signing of a new forwards coach as the club looks to build on this season’s WRU Supercup Vase success.

Llandybie aces net big wins

South Wales Guardian: SKIPPER’S SWIPE: Llandybie Seconds captain Jonathan Thomas looks to power out from the back of the court against Aberaeron. The seconds lost 4-2.Pic: SDD

3:23pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Llandybie men claimed two huge wins in the South Wales Summer League.

Roberts stars as Ammanford rise to the top

South Wales Guardian: NEW LOOK: Ammanford Cricket Club will look to promote local talent after relegation from the Premier League.

2:51pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Ammanford maintained their 100% record and surged clear at the top of the SWCA first division by thrashing a poor Gowerton team at the Park on Saturday.

Waun shrug off adversity to claim big win

South Wales Guardian: GREEN APPEAL: Gwaun cae Gurwen claimed a comfortable win in the Neath and District Bowls League.

1:32pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Gwaun cae Gurwen travelled to Ystradgynlais having known all week they were likely to find themselves short-handed.

Cwm undone by lack of numbers

South Wales Guardian: BOWLED OVER: Cwmamman Bowls Club is hoping to welcome new members ahead of the forthcoming season.

11:55am Monday 23rd June 2014

Cwmaman’s bowlers travelled to Wheatsheaf in the Llanelli league looking to bounce back from last week’s defeat but found themselves pipped to victory by the hosts despite a battling performance.

Smiling Assassin in the pink with Flamingos

South Wales Guardian: GIRLS ON TOP: The Flamingos Ladies Sevens side with Penybanc Panther Brittony Price (far right) lifted the Chester Sevens trophy.

10:36am Monday 23rd June 2014

Penybanc Panther Brittony Price took her fantastic form in the 15-man game into rugby’s reduced version as she teamed up with the Flamingos - Carmarthen Warriors women's sevens side – and claimed the Chester Sevens trophy.

Ken's on a roll out on a wing

South Wales Guardian: WINGING IT: Amman Valley Pigeon Club got their season underway with a race from Swindon.

9:42am Monday 23rd June 2014

Amman Valley Pigeon Club’s Ken Bryan scooped an impressive one-two-three at the June 14 race from Newbury, but the biggest surprise of the day came as The Guardian was pipped at the post by just four seconds by a loft-mate.

Seconds go down at Gowerton but thirds claim victory

South Wales Guardian: TOP DOGS: Ammanford climbed to the top of the SWCA Division One courtesy of a 21-run victory over title-chasing Carmarthen Wanderers.

3:04pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Ammanford’s second team produced their worst performance of the season to lose by three wickets in the SWCA Seconds Division One on a sunny day in Gowerton.

This sporting life...around the region in pictures

South Wales Guardian: TITLE WINNERS: Ysgol Dyffryn Aman Year Seven pupils Rhys Williams (left) and Luke Lane, who play for Carmarthen Stars U12s, earned a 3-1 play-off final win against Penllergaer to clinch the Carmarthenshire league U12 title. The Stars, captained by Lane, a

2:05pm Monday 23rd June 2014

A photographic round-up of some of the sporting highlights of the area over the past few weeks.

Club thanks help for fun-day success

South Wales Guardian: SIX OF THE BEST: Cwm Wanderers put six past Harp Rovers to move into second place in Division One of the Neath and District League.

2:37pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Ynysmeudwy Athletic wish to thank everyone who supported the club’s fun-day where plenty of stalls and lots of fun and games on a very sunny day saw lots of people take part.

Ammanford vow to fight relegation plan after league reshuffle

South Wales Guardian: SIX OF THE BEST: Cwm Wanderers put six past Harp Rovers to move into second place in Division One of the Neath and District League.

4:50pm Monday 16th June 2014

AFC Ammanford have vowed to fight Welsh League plans that would see the club relegated into the third division as part of a league shake-up.

Rally ace Claire speaks of race death sorrow

South Wales Guardian: ON COURSE: Neil Matthews and Claire Williams at the Jim Clark Rally before tragedy struck. Pic: James Ward/Chicane Media.

12:39pm Monday 16th June 2014

Ammanford rally ace Claire Williams has spoken of her sorrow after three spectators were killed at the Jim Clark Rally in Kelso.

Roberts leaves Wanderers in a spin as Ammanford claim top spot

South Wales Guardian: TOP DOGS: Ammanford climbed to the top of the SWCA Division One courtesy of a 21-run victory over title-chasing Carmarthen Wanderers.

11:01am Monday 16th June 2014

Ammanford became the outright leaders of the SWCA first division thanks to a 21-run victory at Carmarthen Wanderers while Matthew Roberts’ five-for saw him head the wicket-taking leaderboard.

Second string tie Wanderers down to draw

South Wales Guardian: CONNECT FOUR: Nathan Jones slams another delivery to the boundary en route to a scintillating 106 as Ammanford Seconds claimed the better of a draw over Carmarthen Wanderers.Pic: SDD

11:23am Monday 16th June 2014

Ammanford’s second string got the better of a draw against Carmarthen Wanderers at the Park on Saturday courtesy of an impressive 106 from Nathan Jones.

Fera bowled over by Waun influence

South Wales Guardian: GREEN APPEAL: Gwaun cae Gurwen claimed a comfortable win in the Neath and District Bowls League.

10:17am Monday 16th June 2014

Gwaun cae Waun took full advantage of the fast-running green to claim a comfortable victory over Ystalyfera.

Cwm suffer late stumble on sticky pitch

South Wales Guardian: VETERANS: Cwmamman Vets have picked up two wins and a draw so far this term.

9:41am Monday 16th June 2014

After winning their opening league fixture last week, Cwmamman came back down to earth and suffered a bad day at the office against visiting Parc Howard on a tricky Garnant Park green which was at least playable following its recent drainage problems.

Ladies sitting top of the pile in Summer League

South Wales Guardian: END OF SEASON: Llandybie ladies face an end of season head-to-head with league leaders  Radyr.

1:05pm Monday 16th June 2014

Llandybie ladies have played two matches over the past fortnight, claiming two vital wins in the Summer Tennis League.

Cwm Vets enjoy Welfare walkover

South Wales Guardian: BOWLED OVER: Cwmamman Bowls Club is hoping to welcome new members ahead of the forthcoming season.

9:48am Monday 16th June 2014

Cwmamman earned another fine victory in the Veterans Bowls League courtesy of a 48-23 win over Dafen Welfare.

Ammanford T20 run comes to abrupt end

South Wales Guardian: NEW LOOK: Ammanford Cricket Club will look to promote local talent after relegation from the Premier League.

11:36am Monday 16th June 2014

South Wales Cricket Association T20

Molly set for Berlin trip to meet the stars

South Wales Guardian: BERLIN-BOUND: Molly Hopkins, aged 11, will be heading to Berlin to interview Paralympian stars.

3:56pm Monday 16th June 2014

An aspiring young Paralympian from the Swansea Valley will fly to Berlin for a unique Swansea 2014 mission this week.

United call for tag youngsters

South Wales Guardian: CLIMBING HIGH: Amman united returned to winning ways with a smart victory over previously unbeaten Trebanos.

9:57am Monday 16th June 2014

Amman United RFC are looking for players to join their Under-8s tag rugby team for the upcoming season.

Youngsters looking good for new season

South Wales Guardian: NEW SHIRTS: Mark Powell, executive director of Tony Powell Transport, and Richard Sutton, of Sutton Brothers, joined coaches Andrew Thomas, Middle Robert Evans and Richard Jones to hand over new kits to Penygroes RFC Under-7s and Under-8s. Other sponsors

9:39am Friday 13th June 2014

Penygroes RFC Juniors have an extra reason to look forward to the new season - thanks to a smart new kit.

Emily crowned at Dinefwr a'r Fro end-of-season awards

South Wales Guardian: SKIP'S PICK: Danielle Harrison receives the Captains Award at Dinefwr a’r Fro’s Presentation Evening from secretary Abegail O’Dell. Pic: SDD

12:48pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

Ammanford-based hockey side Dinefwr a’r Fro cast off a disappointing season at the club’s annual awards ceremony.

Llandybie dish out the honours after successful season

South Wales Guardian: TOUCHLINE TROPHY: Llandybie RFC’s Club Supporter of the Year Catrin Griffiths receives a bouquet from Charles Cann.Pic: SDD

11:15am Wednesday 11th June 2014

With the curtain having come down on a very successful season, Llandybie RFC named Dafydd Nicholas as the club’s Player of the Year at the annual awards evening.

Deano to guest star at Gents' Evening

South Wales Guardian: DO NOT GO GENTLY: Wales, Liverpool and Aston Villa star Dean Saunders will be guest speaker at the Ammanford AFC Gentleman's Evening.

5:39pm Monday 9th June 2014

Ammanford AFC is set to welcome former Wales and Liverpool star Dean Saunders as the guest speaker for the club’s annual Gentleman’s Evening.

Evans in command as Ammanford enjoy nine-wicket triumph

South Wales Guardian: STAYING GROUNDED: Ammanford’s Alun Evans deals with a ground-hugging Dafen delivery en route to his 88no knock. Pic: SDD

5:35pm Monday 9th June 2014

Ammanford continued their hundred per cent record with a straightforward nine-wicket victory over Dafen at the Park in the South Wales Cricket Association Division One.

Lynne makes history but Cwm success marred by green woes

South Wales Guardian: VETERANS: Cwmamman Vets have picked up two wins and a draw so far this term.

11:11am Monday 9th June 2014

Cwmamman’s bowlers made history by including the first lady ever to play in their mens’ league team as Lynne Bray enjoyed an excellent debut in Cwm’s opening Llanelli League fixture at Llanelli Steel.

Fisher king Jeremy confirmed as Wales skipper

South Wales Guardian: STILL REELING: Gwaun cae Gurwen angler Jeremy Waddley, of New Road, has been confirmed as captain of the Wales squad ahead of events in October.

5:35pm Monday 9th June 2014

Gwaun cae Gurwen angler Jeremy Waddley, of New Road, has been confirmed as captain of the Wales squad ahead of events in October.




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