Panthers tamed as unbeaten run comes to an end

South Wales Guardian: ABSOLUTELY FAB: Fabiana O'Callahan set the tone with a huge hit in the opening minutes, but the Panthers saw an end to their unbeaten run.

5:18pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Penybanc Panthers made the long journey into the heart of the Rhondda Valley safe in the knowledge that a home semi-final tie awaited them regarding of the result thanks to a string of impressive Supercup performances.

Jenkins on song as Amman enjoy back-to-back wins

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

1:43pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Amman United made it two wins in four days thanks to a thrilling victory over Newcastle Emlyn under the Cwmamman Park floodlights to climb to sixth in the table.

Drover fall at Swalec semi-final hurdle

South Wales Guardian: OUT: Llandovery suffered semi-final heartbreak at the hands of Cross Keys

4:45pm Monday 14th April 2014

Llandovery dreams of getting to the Swalec Cup final at the Millennium Stadium on May 4 were shattered when Cross Keys edged them out in a thrilling semi-final at the Gnoll.

Midweek win ends Ammanford relegation fears

South Wales Guardian: STAR PERFORMER: Owen James was outstanding in Ammanford's 6-2 midweek demolition of Cardiff Corries.

4:39pm Monday 14th April 2014

Ammanford’s relegation fears were finally put to bed last week after they initially received a massive boost by defeating third-bottom Cardiff Corinthians 6-2 last Tuesday.

Rovers on course to cup treble

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.

2:58pm Monday 14th April 2014

Reigning champions Bryn Rovers marched into their fourth cup final in three years with an emphatic win at newly-crowned league champions Giants Grave.

Battered Betws left to count their bruises

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

2:40pm Monday 14th April 2014

Betws were once again let down by a number of late withdrawals as retired players Mark Rowston and Iestyn Williams came in to fight the cause.

Tycroes romp to bonus-point triumph

South Wales Guardian: KICKSTARTER: Carwyn Richards lining up for one of his four conversions and one penalty for a personal total of 11 points for the afternoon.

1:28pm Monday 14th April 2014

Tycroes entertained Haverfordwest in their last home game of the season and ran out comfortable winners over the Pembrokeshire side to secure fourth in Division Three West.

Battling Tumble go down to rampant Wanderers

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

1:11pm Monday 14th April 2014

In a match played at a furious pace with both sides looking to run with ball in hand at every opportunity, Tumble found themselves under pressure from the off.

Record entrants see Valley triathlon become runaway success

South Wales Guardian: HOME AT LAST: Ammanford racer Sioned Hancock reaches the finish line of the Amman Valley Triathalon.

12:11pm Monday 14th April 2014

The annual Amman Valley Triathlon took place bathed in glorious spring sunshine on Sunday and welcomed more than 200 entrants.

Llandybie falter with title in sight

South Wales Guardian: TENACIOUS TENCH TOUCHDOWN: Flanker Mike Tench display tenacity to get his hands on Llandybie’s solitary try in their 28-7 loss to Burry Port.Pic: SDD

11:36am Monday 14th April 2014

Table-topping Llandybie’s Six West title hopes suffered a severe blow as they went down to second-placed Burry Port.

Cherries lose out but title remains within their grasp

South Wales Guardian: MUST TRY HARDER: Penybanc and Hendy shared 11 tries in the All Wales Sport third division.

11:10am Monday 14th April 2014

In a top of the table encounter that could have swung either way, Green Stars came out on top to steal a seven-point lead at the top of Division Four South West.

Amman return to winning ways with six-try haul

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

10:50am Monday 14th April 2014

Amman United earned a much-needed confidence–boosting victory over visiting Maesteg to end a run of disappointing defeats.

Harriers race to marathon finish

South Wales Guardian: GOLDEN GIRLS: Amman Valley Harriers Rachel Allock, Llinos Jones, Donna Morgan and Cath Owen catch their breath after completing the London Marathon.

10:03am Monday 14th April 2014

The Amman Valley took London by storm at the weekend with no less than six finishers in the big race.

Panty defeated by the clock out west

South Wales Guardian: MUST TRY HARDER: Penybanc and Hendy shared 11 tries in the All Wales Sport third division.

3:35pm Monday 14th April 2014

Pantyffynnon’s trip west proved a case of what might have been, as a missed penalty from halfway by Nick James in the last play denied a deserved draw.

Bont Cons on top as run-in gathers pace

South Wales Guardian: ON CUE: Holders Llandybie got off to a winning start in the new Llanelli and District Snooker League.

10:23am Monday 14th April 2014

Wyn Major, Roger Morgan, Lyndsey Pugh and Peter Howatson secured Llandybie Social A’s 5-2 win at Matchroom B in the Llanelli and District Snooker League First Division.

Llandeilo close in on winner-takes-all last-day battle

South Wales Guardian: TITLE CHALLENGE: Llandeilo's Harry Brook keeps pressure on the Burry Port defence in the 2 - 1 home win.   Picture by Mark Davies

2:07pm Monday 14th April 2014

Llandeilo kept alive their championship hopes in Carmarthenshire League Reserve Division Two thanks to a 2-1 home win over Burry Port.

Ynys claim draw at struggling Travellers

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.

4:04pm Monday 14th April 2014

Ynysmeudwy travelled to struggling Park Travellers where the sides played out a goalless first half despite the visitors dominating.

Cwm climb to second and savour sweet revenge

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.

2:30pm Monday 14th April 2014

Cwm Wanderers enjoyed the sweet taste of revenge and climbed to second in the Neath and District League Division One with a comfortable 4-1 win at Cilfrew Rovers, who had claimed the points in the reverse fixture earlier in the season.

Boy! George plays starring role

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.

3:47pm Monday 14th April 2014

After two weeks off, Ammanford returned to action in a bottom half tie against a strong Camford outfit.

Ynys look to secure promotion spot

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.

1:58pm Friday 11th April 2014

Ynysmeudwy’s second string travelled to Bryn Rovers on Thursday evening and came away 2-1 winners as they looked to secure second spot in Reserve Division One.

Youngsters bowled over with club awards

South Wales Guardian: TROPHY TWINS: Dinefwr IBC Juniors Pairs winners, twins Ffion and Seren Jones (centre), are pictured with runners up Bethan Jones and Aled Williams.Pic: SDD

9:56am Friday 11th April 2014

Dinefwr Indoor Bowls Club held its annual end of season awards presentation to mark the culmination of another successful campaign.

Ammanford claim morale-boosting win

South Wales Guardian: MUST TRY HARDER: Penybanc and Hendy shared 11 tries in the All Wales Sport third division.

5:27pm Monday 7th April 2014

Ammanford backed up their huge effort last week against league leaders Gynneath with their first away win of the season.

Sorry Tumble humbled by cocklers

South Wales Guardian: MUST TRY HARDER: Penybanc and Hendy shared 11 tries in the All Wales Sport third division.

4:34pm Monday 7th April 2014

Tumble were blown away by promotion chasing Penclawdd in a 15-try rout.

Much improved Betws miss out on a draw

South Wales Guardian: MUDDY HELL: Betws scrum half Dylan Rees is challenged by Cefn Cribbwr. Betws narrowly lost 13-10.Pic: SDD

4:17pm Monday 7th April 2014

Following a heavy defeat to league leaders Aberavon Green Stars, Betws put in a much improved performance against mid-table Cefn Cribwr and came away disappointed not to get a much needed win.

Tycroes win keeps promotion in sight

South Wales Guardian: GRASSROOTS RUGBY: John James scores the first try for Tycroes against Cardigan.

4:05pm Monday 7th April 2014

After playing Tumble last weekend in glorious conditions, and racking up a bonus point win, Tycroes entertained Cardigan at Cae Gelli in weather more reminiscent of November.

Drovers fortunate to claim draw

South Wales Guardian: 100-CLUB: Llandovery skipper and flanker Phil Day and wing Sam Soul played their 100th games for the Drovers in the 10-10 draw with Aberavon.

3:46pm Monday 7th April 2014

In their final home game of the season Llandovery were lucky to come away with two points after being outplayed by Aberavon in the second half.

Banc pay Twm tribute with impressive win

South Wales Guardian: BISH, BASH, BOSH: Penybanc bruising No.8 Chris Jones takes on Nantgaredig.Pic: SDD

3:27pm Monday 7th April 2014

After observing two minutes silence in memory of Penybanc stalwart and former juniors coach Terry ‘Twm’ Evans, the hosts battled their way to victory despite going behind early on..

Battling Llandeilo disappointed by defeat

South Wales Guardian: CRUNCH: Llandeilo's Aled Tommason has his run stopped in it's tracks by Llanybydder's Gary Evans.  Llanybydder beat the home team 13-18 in their Division Three West clash.  Picture by Mark Davies

2:47pm Monday 7th April 2014

Llandeilo left the field with merely a losing bonus point to show for a determined performance against a lively Llanybydder team but will be seriously disappointed not to have won this game.

Llandybie tighten grip on title

South Wales Guardian: RESHUFFLE: Rhys Cann was drafted in to prop.

2:35pm Monday 7th April 2014

Table-topping Llandybie travelled to the cathedral city keen to add five more points to their season’s total and give them a timely boost before they host Burry Port on Saturday in a likely decide the Division Six West championship.

Late penalty undoes James brace

South Wales Guardian: DEFEAT: Two goals from Owen James were not enough to beat 10-man Llwydcoed

12:18pm Monday 7th April 2014

Ammanford AFC were left disappointed after losing 4-3 to 10-man AFC Llwydcoed on a wet and windy day at the Recreational Ground.

United eye late promotion charge

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.

10:34am Monday 7th April 2014

Cwmamman produced an outstanding performance to take league favourites Barry’s perfect record at Jenner Park on Saturday and keep alive their own promotion hopes.

Make-shift Amman undone by late scores

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

10:09am Monday 7th April 2014

Amman United cobbled together a makeshift side and put up a performance much more pleasing to coaches Tony and Gareth than their previous showing against the impressive seasiders.

Gimblett ton sends shockwaves through Electric.

South Wales Guardian: ON CUE: Holders Llandybie got off to a winning start in the new Llanelli and District Snooker League.

9:44am Monday 7th April 2014

Jamie Gimblett’s superb 112 break was the undoubted highlight of Cross Hands B’s victory over Electric C in the Llanelli and District Snooker League first division. Cross Hands enjoyed a great week by also claiming a 6-1 win against Upper Tumble Blues, thanks to Mark Davies, Mal Jones, Mark Martin, Alex Dickie and Adrian Phillips. Only Mark Hughes replied.

Quick double secures Division Two football

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.

2:20pm Monday 7th April 2014

Following difficult losses to the league’s top two, Ammanford faced Pontarddulais in a bottom-half tie.

Youngsters net finals places in schoolgirl tournaments.

South Wales Guardian: GIRL POWER: The Ysgol Dyffryn Aman U16s squad made it to the final stages of Ann Smart Trophy.

11:22am Monday 7th April 2014

Teams from Ysgol Dyffyn Aman took part in the final stages of the two most prestigious Welsh schools tournaments recently.

Ammanford prepare for cup semi in style

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

4:28pm Monday 7th April 2014

AWS Division Three

Wanderers hit five to see off Ystrad

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.

2:11pm Monday 7th April 2014

Cwm Wanderers Reserves claimed a 5-3 victory over visiting Ystradgynlais in Reserve Division One of the Neath League.

Ynys set for double semi-final

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.

1:58pm Monday 7th April 2014

Ynysmeudwy Athletic played host to Park Travellers in Round One of the Premier Division Cup and took an early lead through Jonny McClelland only for the visitors to level soon after.

Bowls club call to boost numbers

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

9:49am Monday 7th April 2014

Cwmamman Bowls Club is on the lookout for new and old players to come along and try out for the new season.

Late scores leave Tumble survival hopes in tatters

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

3:54pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Two breakaway tries proved the undoing of a plucky Magpies performance against lowly Llanybydder and left Tumble staring into the relegation abyss with five games remaining in the season.

Dinefwr battling to avoid the drop

South Wales Guardian: TOUGH SEASON: Dinefwr a’r Fro’s squad who have been battling to avoid relegation this season.Pic: SDD

11:44am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Dinefwr a'r Fro, the Ammanford-based South Wales Hockey League Premier Two side, has endured a tough season and the girls go into their final games of the campaign facing an all but impossible battle to avoid relegation.

Ammanford delight at shirt deal

South Wales Guardian: SPONSORED SHIRTS FOR ALL: Ammanford RFC Firsts head coach Gareth Potter thanks shirt sponsor Alan Davies, proprietor of Davies Coaches, who has donated sponsored shirts (along with HRW) for the Firsts, Seconds, Youth, U8s, U9s, U10s, U13s and U15s squads.

11:24am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Ammanford RFC head coach Gareth Potter and club chairman Alan Palmer were officially presented with a new first team strip earlier in the season by Alan Davies, proprietor of sponsor Davies Coaches - along with HRW.

Lacklustre Ammanford claim crucial point

South Wales Guardian: SPECTACULAR GOAL SCORER: Ben Soal scored a memorable equaliser for Ammanford AFC.Pic: SDD

4:33pm Monday 31st March 2014

Ammanford inched ever closer to safety and all but ensured their place in Division Two next season thanks to an outstanding half volley from Ben Soal.

Drovers climb to second with Cardiff win

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

3:33pm Monday 31st March 2014

Principality Premiership

Tycroes make most of Tumble's failings

South Wales Guardian: TRY: Chris Lemon runs in.

3:16pm Monday 31st March 2014

Tumble’s dismal form continued with a home defeat against high-flying Tycroes.

Girls clinch league title with thumping win

South Wales Guardian: GIRLS ON TOP: Ammanford Girls U14s claimed the league title thanks to a magnificent 15-1 away win at Tal-y-Coppa.

12:19pm Monday 31st March 2014

Ammanford clinched the West Wales Girls U14s title in style with an emphatic 15-1 win at bottom-side Tal-y-Coppa.

Cherries claim huge win over title rivals

South Wales Guardian: SEASIDE WIN: Penybanc contined their good start to the season but were still left to rue missed chances.

11:24am Monday 31st March 2014

Despite illness, work commitments, and a host of injuries, Cwmgors’ reshuffled side claimed a momentous bonus-point win away against one of their main title rivals.

Amman season stutters as injuries take hold

South Wales Guardian: SCANT CONSOLATION: Adrian Thomas claimed a smart drop-goal but it was not enough to save Amman.

10:43am Monday 31st March 2014

Amman United’s walking wounded managed to field a makeshift side against second–placed Skewen at Cwmaman Park, but after a bright start their brittle confidence and growing injury list cost them the game.

Social claim village bragging rights after derby demolition

South Wales Guardian: GREEN BAIZE: All the latest from the Llanelli and District Snooker League.

9:50am Monday 31st March 2014

Social A won the Llanelli Snooker First Division village derby at Llandybie RFC 5-2, courtesy of Karl Evans, Peter Howatson, Linsey Pugh and Roger Morgan. Sion Isaac and Dylan Jones replied.

Y Boblen Open puts darters on the oche

South Wales Guardian: BULLSEYE: Y Boblen Open is set take place on May 4.

10:34am Monday 31st March 2014

The inaugural Y Boblen Darts Open is scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 4.




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