Cardigan & District Pool League

10:36am Thursday 2nd October 2014

On the opening day last season’s runners-up Lamb A were pushed all the way by house rivals Lamb B before edging home 6-4 while Teifi Boating Club had to pull out the stops to notch a win by an identical score against Clwb Rygbi at the rugby clubhouse. The game between champions Gobaith and Bell was postponed and will be played later in the season.

Festival of archery

Tivyside Advertiser: Pictured are member of The Dyfed Archery team

2:59pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

The Dyfed and Welsh Archery Associations recently hosted the inaugural Welsh Festival Of Archery at Pembrey Country Park. Club archers from all over Wales came to compete at the intercounty tournament on the Saturday and The Welsh Championships on Sunday at the Cymric Archers shooting field in the park.

Captain's cheque

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2:25pm Monday 29th September 2014

Gordon Powe the 2013 Captain of Cwmrhydneuadd Golf Club Pentregat, hands over a cheque for £2202.00p, to Senior Paediatrician Mr Simon Fountain-Palley from Bronglais Hospital. Mr Fountain-Palley thanked the outgoing Captain and all members of Cwmrhydneuadd Golf Club for their endeavours,stating the monies will go towards new monitors for the Angharad children's ward at Bronglais.

Pembs Rugby KO Cup

Tivyside Advertiser: Pictured here is Dorian Butler who scored 4 tries. Picture: Julie John (10852480)

10:17am Monday 29th September 2014

Cardigan of League 2 West reached the second round of the Pembrokeshire KO Cup with a comfortable 50-12 win over visitors Pembroke of League 3 West who very nearly forfeited the tie through the unavailability of players but eventually managed to find sufficient personnel

Footballer heads for half marathon

Tivyside Advertiser: Steve Blackford

3:49pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Well known local footballer, Steve Blackford is swapping his football boots for running shoes as he attempts the Cardiff Half Marathon, raising money for a very worthwhile local charity – Age Cymru Ceredigion, who are a charity supporting older people, their families and carers living in Ceredigion.

Karate siblings represent Wales

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10:27am Thursday 25th September 2014

Two students from Tekki RS Emlyn & Llandysul Shotokan Karate Club have been selected to represent Wales at the European Shotokan Championships 2014 in Switzerland. Brother and sister, Stefan Rees (19) and Hannah Rees (17) from Newcastle Emlyn are both 2nd dan black belts and currently study at the University of the West of England in Bristol and Coleg Sir Gar in Llanelli. Members of the Wales Squad for the past four years, they train monthly in Merthyr Tydfil along with their regular club training sessions. With a strong squad of twenty one karateka, Team Wales will be heading to Zurich in November to compete against more than 20 other countries.

Downhill cycling back for fourth year

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11:34am Wednesday 24th September 2014

The New Quay Downhill is back for its fourth year . Promising to be bigger and better than before ! Its certainly built up a reputation for being a great way to blow off steam at the end of race season .Organised by Si “the pirate”Williams and MIJ Downhill , its a good excuse to meet friends,party and then race,before winter sets in !

New kit for Emlyn teens

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11:14am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Newcastle Emlyn Under 16's in their new kit kindly sponsored by the following:-

Further French success for Ling

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11:42am Monday 22nd September 2014

Sebastian Ling carried on where he left off recently with another calculated and stunning drive in the 37th running of the recent Rallye Du Bethunois, in Northern France


9:25am Monday 22nd September 2014


Rugby Round-Up

9:23am Monday 22nd September 2014

After opening the season in League 1 West with two victories understrength Crymych crashed 53-0 at Felinfoel while in the same division NC Emlyn lost for the first time in three outings when beaten 37-20 by impressive Kidwelly at Parc Stephens.

Costcutter Ceredigion Football League

9:23am Monday 22nd September 2014

St Dogmaels continued to blaze a trail with an 8-0 win over Bargod Rangers at School Field while neighbours Cardigan Town also made it six out of six with victory over Aberporth at Parcllyn.

Newport Juniors Longboat Sea Rowing Team

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3:07pm Thursday 18th September 2014

After a gruelling 8 miles, Newport Juniors Longboat Sea Rowing Team finished The Dinas Head Challenge in a record breaking time of 1 hour 4 minutes. In the process they raised £1,568.10 for The Wales Air Ambulance Service.

Under 12s rugby team

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10:44am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The 2014/15 Under 12's Newcastle Emlyn Rugby Team, with coaches Gethin Davies and Eirian James. The sponsors are Fun Hire Wales.Com, Atlas Windows and parent David Rooke -Williams.

Golf seniors tour

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2:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

Cardigan Golf Club Seniors Captain, John Hagan, took his Seniors Section to Ross-on-Wye for their Annual Seniors Tour recently. They enjoyed three excellent courses in beautiful sunny conditions. The winner of the Simpkin Salver was Alan Tomkins who played very consistently throughout.

New kit for Cardigan RFC

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9:35am Monday 15th September 2014

Cardigan RFC wearing this season kit, sponsored by Jewson building supplies Cardigan Branch. Shown in the photo is Mr Paul Thomas the Cardigan branch

Costcutter Ceredigion Football League

9:28am Monday 15th September 2014

The Cardigan Town and St Dogmaels bandwagons continued rolling as the Magpies completed a nap hand of victories when emerging impressive 5-1 winners at Lampeter and Saints got out of trouble to maintain their one hundred per cent record with a 3-1 win over visitors Crannog.

Rugby Round-Up

9:27am Monday 15th September 2014

After two batches of fixtures the League 1 West table makes good reading for Crymych and Newcastle Emlyn who are joint leaders.

Teifiside Motor Club – Dilwyn Davies Memorial Scramble

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12:07pm Monday 8th September 2014

Report and picture: Dan Evans

New kit for under 12s

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9:46am Monday 8th September 2014

Cardigan Junior FC Under 12's being presented with a new kit from Seamus Doherty, pictured here with the U12's coach Phil Harrison.

Rugby Round-Up

Tivyside Advertiser: Cardigan Development XV being presented with their new kit by Dorian Jones of Siop Hamdden, Cardigan prior to their first match of the season against Narberth.

9:36am Monday 8th September 2014

Crymych and Newcastle Emlyn roared into the new season with away wins over Carmarthen Athletic and Gorseinon respectively in Division One West but Cardigan couldn’t complete a local hat-trick of triumphs as they were thrashed at Aberystwyth in Division Two West.

Promotion for Llandysul

Tivyside Advertiser: Llandysul take a photo call after winning promotion in Division Two of the South Wales Cricket Association

9:34am Monday 8th September 2014

Llandysul take a photo call after winning promotion in Division Two of the South Wales Cricket Association

Costcutter Ceredigion Football League

9:24am Monday 8th September 2014

There were those who felt Division One leaders St Dogmaels could face a tough task at Lampeter’s North Road but Saints continued on the straight and narrow with a 2-0 win to lead on goal difference from neighbours Cardigan Town who sprang a 1-0 win over New Quay at King George V Playing Field.


12:22pm Sunday 7th September 2014


Strong performance from surf juniors

Tivyside Advertiser: Surf juniors

10:01am Friday 5th September 2014

A strong performance was given by Junior members of Poppit Sands SLSC who recently travelled to Exmouth, Devon to compete in The Britisn Surf lifesaving Championships. It was the most succesfull in years. Morgan Davies came in second and received a silver medal in the under 15s Surf Ski race, Morgan Davies and Alfie Bodenham also had silver in the u17s Double Surf Ski race. Lowri Davies and Menna Phillips came in third and had a bronze for their Double Surf Ski U15s race. The Taplin race cosists of a lap each of three different elements being swim, board and ski and both the boys team of Alfie Bodenham Morgan Davies and Dafydd Nicholls and girls team Bethan Phillips, Menna Phillips and Lowri Davies came in a stong third in the U17s age groups. Elin Nicholls also competed in the u13s Flags, Sprint and Ocean Lady. Well done to the team and their coach Peter Bodenham who was not available for the picture.

Hydrospin helps cancer charity

Tivyside Advertiser: Pool fundraisers David Maund and Al Banfield

9:52am Friday 5th September 2014

Hydrospin involving riding stainless steel aquabikes waist deep in water over 12 hours at four local swimming pools has raised a hefty sum for a national charity.

Cheque presentation

Tivyside Advertiser: ILS director of service Sandra Richards-McNally (left) and Lee Williams, ILS registered manager (far right) and club chairman Peter Evans are pictured presenting a £300 cheque to Llandysul Football Club. (10035896)

9:24am Friday 5th September 2014

Llandysul Football Club recently received a £300 cheque from Inspiration Lifestyle Services.

New kit for Newcastle Emlyn

Tivyside Advertiser: Players in the new strip

2:09pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Newcastle Emlyn Rugby Football Club President, Cllr. Hazel Evans and club captain Gethin Greves, along with officers, team management, players and sponsors at the annual kit presentation evening. The playing kit this season will have the same design and sponsors for all three senior sides. Einsley Harries of E.H.Factors is the main sponsor along with BTG Ffostrasol, JDS Machinery, Perianwaith GM Engineering, Highway Garage, Melingoed Ltd., Cerbydau Cenarth, and Moduron John Jones Motors who are also sponsoring touchline coats for the team management.

Jacob aims for Rio

10:21am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

CRYMYCH boccia player Jacob Thomas admits taking part in this year’s National Paralympic Day has only made him more determined to relive his Games dream in Rio in 2016.

Dale welcomes runners for 15th year

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9:51am Monday 1st September 2014

Sunday, September 28 will see the 15th Pembrokeshire Half Marathon in Dale, alongside a 10k which has been running for nearly as long.

Pembroke County Cricket League

Tivyside Advertiser: Cricket champions Llechryd Seconds take a photo call

9:45am Monday 1st September 2014

Llechryd Seconds took pride of place locally on the final day when beating their Stackpole counterparts by 201 runs at Castell Malgwyn to win the Division Five championship.

Pony club rally

Tivyside Advertiser: Pony club junior members

9:43am Monday 1st September 2014

Junior Tivyside Pony Club members attended the last rally of 2014 at Penparc on Friday. The fun rally included gymkhana games, Chase me Charlie, a bbq and a treasure hunt. The Family show will be held this Sunday and the autumn rallies will commence end of the month. New members welcome.

Costcutter Ceredigion Football League

4:53pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Boasting one hundred per cent records Cardigan Town and St Dogmaels are joint leaders on points after three games while champions Newcastle Emlyn who were engaged in the Welsh Cup on Saturday, have maximum points from two outings and Lampeter Town lost for the first time in going down at New Quay.

Football results

6:42pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Welsh Cup

New kit for rugby teens

Tivyside Advertiser: Cardigan U16s with their new kit

6:14pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Some of this year's Cardigan RFC Under 16's receiving their new kit from Mr Keith Davies, Butcher, Cardigan who, along with Mrs Pat Williams, Brynglas and Mr Arthur Morgan of Mwnt, have kindly sponsored the kit. The team are pictured with their coaches for the season - Mr Dai 'Trebared' Phillips and Mr Anthony Studley. If there are any players interested in joining the team training is every Thursday @ Maes Radley between 7 and 8 pm. For any further details please contact Team Manager Annette Morgan on 01239 615085.

Ceredigion County Bowling Association

5:59pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Newly-crowned Division One champions Lampeter ended the season on a high with a 25-shot home win over New Quay and picked up 12 points.

Bowling club success

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11:19am Friday 29th August 2014

New Quay Bowling Club held a successful open mixed pairs competition over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Sam shoots for success

3:47pm Thursday 28th August 2014

An Aberporth teenager has been aiming high while representing his country this summer.

Newport Links Ladies Open Day.

3:17pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Despite soaring temperatures a large entry of lady golfers were welcomed to Newport Links on July 25.

Cardigan Golf Club

Tivyside Advertiser: Close-up of Golf Club and Golf Ball (9720640)

11:47am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Cardigan Golf Club had a busy bank holiday weekend with 3 competitions held together with a very successful barbecue on Saturday evening enjoyed by over 200 members and guests. On Saturday, the Millennium Mixed Trophy was won by Peter and Nicola Ward with 45 stableford points. In second place was Keith and Yvonne Phillips with 42 points. On Sunday, the Eivryn James Challenge Bowl attracted an excellent entry of 61. The winner of this medal competition was Ifan Jones with a nett 69 playing off a handicap of 24. In second place on count back was Barrie Davies with a nett 71 playing off 14, and in third place, again on count back, was Andrew Rodda, also with a nett 71 playing off 4. On Bank Holiday Monday, the Bendal Cup only attracted 19 entries due to the poor weather conditions. The winner was Lyndsay Morgan with a nett 70 playing off a handicap of 6. In second place was James Pegg with a nett 72 playing off 2, and in third place was Steffan Evans with a nett 74 playing off 4.

Rugby winners

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9:46am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Cardigan RFC U13's who recently won at Aberaeron 7's Tournament.

New coaching duo raring to go

Tivyside Advertiser: Coaching duo John Addis and Mark Phillips

9:31am Monday 25th August 2014

Disappointment at Cardigan Rugby Club following the resignation of director of rugby Nigel Smith less than two months after his appointment in June has been replaced by enthusiasm and optimism with the arrival of a new coaching duo relishing a new challenge in the WRU Division Two West writes John Adey.

Lampeter crowned champions

3:53pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Corks popped at Lampeter Bowling Club as the mid county team captured the Ceredigion Division One Championship for the first time in 57 years.

Beca Race huge success

3:53pm Sunday 24th August 2014

More than 90 competitors from far and wide, ideal underfoot conditions and large crowds basking in warm sunshine were the ingredients for a hugely successful 37th annual Ras Beca over a gruelling five-mile course in the Preseli Hills of North Pembrokeshire on Saturday.

Harrison Allen Bowl

12:27pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Haverfordwest won the final of the Harrison Allen Bowl in the Pembrokeshire County Cricket League on Saturday with a 128-run win over Cresselly.

Women's open training evening

12:32pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Newcastle Emlyn Ladies FC, in partnership with Carmarthen Town AFC, is holding an open training evening/trial.

Football: back in business

Tivyside Advertiser: St.Dogmaels v Maesglas
Chris Thomas wins the ball

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12:08pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Costcutter Ceredigion Football League

Surf championships

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10:54am Monday 18th August 2014

Pictured are Juniors and Nippers from Poppit Sands Surf Lifesavning Club who recently took part in the Welsh Championships at Aberavon. They are Bethan Phillips, Hannah Pusey, Morgan Davies, Dafydd Nicholls, Menna Phillips, Lowri Davies, Elin Nicholls, Lowri Adams-Lewis, Sophie Dorras, Molly Dorras, Catrin John and Lol Maskel. Medalists were Hannah Pusey Gold in Beach sprint, Bronze in 1Km run and Bronze in Board Rescue with Menna Phillips. Menna also had Bronze in Sea Swim and Ocean Lady and Silver in Ski Relay with Bethan Phillips and Lowri Davies and Gold in Double Ski with Lowri Davies. Lowri also had silver in Single Ski and Ocean Lady. Alfie Bodenham received a Silver in Flags and Bronze in Double Ski with Morgan Davies. Dafydd Nicholls won Bronze in Sea Swim and Board. Unavailable for the photo were Alfie Bodenham, Iwan John and Emily Mckenzie who also won Gold in the 1Km run.

Hydrospin for charity

11:40am Sunday 17th August 2014

A fast-growing form of exercise in the Teifi Valley and south Ceredigion involving riding an exercise bike i a swimming pool is set to raise funds for a national cancer charity.

Pembroke County Cricket League

11:21am Sunday 17th August 2014

With relegation in Division Two a virtual certainty Llechryd included some of their top players for the division five promotion clash with Llanrhian 2nds and paid the price when ending up at the end of a hammering at the hands of fellow strugglers Carew 2nds.


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