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.

Lewis takes title

10:07am Thursday 14th August 2014

Professional Darts Corporation star Jamie Lewis came out on top in the Hope & Anchor Summer Singles Open League in Cardigan when beating Clive Lewis of Pembrokeshire 6-2 in the final. The 22-yiear-old ace was within a whisker of achieving a fabulous 9-darter in the final.

All set for Beca event

10:22am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Cross country, fell and other runners from far and wide will descend on the Preseli Hills in north Pembrokeshire on Saturday for the 37th annual Ras Beca.

Pony Club camp

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9:17am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Not even the thunder and heavy showers could prevent members of the Tivyside Pony Club from hosting an extremely successful Pony Club camp at the property of Tracey and Anton Maczka of Capel Iwan. A huge thanks goes to the Maczka family for great hospitality and welcome. The three day camp attended by 11 members between the ages of 8 and 12 consisted of flat work, show jumping, gymkhana, stable management and a very enjoyable paddling evening with the Llandysul Paddlers. They also heated marshmallows over an open fire and took full responsibility for looking after their own ponies. On the final day, the members took part in a show and were awarded a fistful of rosettes and trophies for their efforts. The children were taught by local instructors Dawn Hodson and Hope Davies and helped by two older PC members, Ffion and Merlin. The camp was organised by PC District Commissioner, Julie Hodson.

Captain's Day

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2:27pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Cardigan Golf Club Captain Keith Lewis held his Captain's Day on Saturday 9 August. The weather held and a fine entry of 84 turned out to enjoy some generous hospitality and the excellent prizes on offer. The winner of this stroke play medal was Rob Clark with an excellent score of 68 nett, playing off a handicap of 3. In second place on count back was Derek Quinnell with 68 nett, playing off 13, Dai Parry Morgan came third with 70 nett playing off 17, and Chris Barrass came fourth on count back with a nett 71 playing off 5. The winner of the longest drive was Henry Malloy. The winners of the nearest the pin were Rob Clark (6th) and Peter Ward (16th). The Past Captain's Prize was won by Tom Davies with a nett 72 playing off 6, and the Best Gross prize was won by Rob Clark with 71

Costcutter League fixtures

2:24pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Tuesday, August 19

All up for Llechryd

9:45am Monday 11th August 2014

Llechryd are as good as relegated in Division Two of the Pembroke County Cricket League after failing to beat fellow strugglers Haverfordwest 2nds at the Castell Malgwyn ground.

President's Day hailed a success

Tivyside Advertiser: bk row: l/r Christine Gibson, Gloria Parsons, Jan Robinson, Nicola Ward, Lorraine Lloyd Front l/r Judy Cramp President Lyn Scott, Anne Davies

2:31pm Friday 8th August 2014

Lyn Scott's Ladies President Day was a complete success on Tuesday 5th August, even the rain laid off until all competitors had finished.

Newport and Dinas Bridge Club

10:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Newport and Dinas Bridge Club results for Wednesday, August 6: 1st:Steve Jarvis & Hilary Davis:2nd: Chris Bradshaw & Gill Howells, Joint 3rd: Anthony Stevens & Tony Ash and Chris Draper and Roger Goodwin. Enquires 01348840746

Welsh Cup

9:36am Monday 4th August 2014

Newcastle Emlyn of the Costcutter Football League have been drawn at home in the preliminary round of the Welsh Cup – South.

Pembroke County Cricket League

9:27am Monday 4th August 2014

Although there is a ring of inevitability about relegation for Llechryd after one season in Division Two at least the Teifi Valley villagers are determined to go down fighting as they showed by springing a 47-run win at Hook.

Title still up for grabs

9:27am Monday 4th August 2014

The Ceredigion Bowling Association Division One title race between the top two Lampeter and Cardigan remains in the balance after the Cardis inflicted a nine-shot defeat on the pacesetters.

Costcutter Football League

9:23am Monday 4th August 2014

Division One champions Newcastle Emlyn start the defence of their Division One title with a local derby clash with Bargod Rangers at Parc Puw on Tuesday, August 19.

Cricket standings

9:21am Monday 4th August 2014

Pembroke County League

Newport and Dinas Bridge Club

11:34am Thursday 31st July 2014

Newport & Dinas Bridge Club Results: July 23: 1st, June Jones & David Stringer:2nd: Anthony Stevens & Tony Ash, 3rd:Chris Bradshaw & Sue Thomas. Weds 30th July, 1st : Gill Howells & Phil Roberts, 2nd: Tony Ash & Anthony Stevens, 3rd: Hilary Davis & Steve Jarvis. Enquires 01348840746.

Cardigan Bridge Club

11:32am Thursday 31st July 2014

Cardigan Bridge Club results, July 30:

Surf champs

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10:28am Monday 28th July 2014

A very enjoyable day was had by all at the West Wales Surf Life Saving Championships at Poppit Sands recently. Teams from Poppit, Newport, Aberystwyth and Llanelli attended the competition. Pictured here are the winners - Poppit Sands SLSC

Reeling in awards

Tivyside Advertiser: Sophie and Kieran Edwards from Cardigan receiving their awards from Steven Jones, Ceredigion Sports Council.


10:04am Monday 28th July 2014

Talented young anglers recently reeled in awards after they representedWales.

Junior golf competition

Tivyside Advertiser: Left to right: Juniors Coach Emyr James, Jack Brookes, Ben James, Ben Harvey, Raphael James, President Lyn Scott Front : Mathew Elliott, Bleddyn Bulter, Taran Butler.

11:59am Friday 25th July 2014

The Cardigan Golf Club Junior section held their President Competition earlier this month. A good number of entries on the day and Ben Harvey came in 1st with Ben James taking 2nd place, third was Jack Brookes, all three were presented their prizes from Club President Lyn Scott.

School sports day winners

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11:51am Friday 25th July 2014

Hatty Francis, Natasha Phillips,Josh Clayton and Iestyn Evans, captains of Powys, receiving the winners shield from Cllr. John Adams-Lewis, Chairman of the School Governors, at the recent very successful sports day at Ysgol Gynradd Gymunedol Aberteifi.

President's prize medal

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11:43am Friday 25th July 2014

Cardigan Golf Club held the President's Prize Medal on Saturday 19 July generously sponsored by Club President, Lin Scott. There were 57 entries who enjoyed beautiful golfing conditions once again. The winner with a nett 64 playing off a handicap of 18 was Gerallt Morris. In second place with a nett 67 playing off 5 was Martyn Thomas. Lyndsay Morgan came third on count back with a nett 68 playing off 5, and Len Wooldridge came fourth also with a nett 68 playing off 11. The winner of the Past President's Prize was Hywelfryn Jones. The nearest the pin winner was Stuart Davies and Craig Pope had the longest drive. The best gross score was won by Martyn Thomas with 72.

Swimmers success at meet

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10:47am Monday 21st July 2014

Pictured are a small group of swimmers from Cardigan Swimming Club, who recently took part in the Annual Cardiff Bay Sprint Meet. Megan and Chloe Fletcher, Dafydd Nicholls and Rhys Davies. All four competitors swam well, obtaining personal best times and all four made the finals. Rhys Davies won silver in the Backstroke and Silver in the 200 IM final, and Dafydd won Gold in Breast, Silver in Butterfly, Bronze in Backstroke and Bronze in the 200 Im final.

Poppit Sands races

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1:13pm Friday 18th July 2014

The sun shone on another beautiful evening as over 150 runners took part in the second race of Cardigan Running Club's Poppit Sands three race series last Tuesday. 48 youngsters ran the Junior Race, sponsored by Llwynhelyg farm shop, which was won by 11 year old Daniel Jones, whilst 103 ran the senior race was won by Dylan Lewis, both winners representing the Sarn Helen Club. Don't miss your last chance to take part in the third and final race of the 2014 series next Tuesday 29th July (7pm Juniors, 7.30pm adults), experienced runners, enthusiastic joggers, locals or tourists you're all welcome to give it a go and get some sand in those running shoes.

Cup competition

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10:11am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Cardigan Golf Club held the Ian Thomas Memorial Cup on Thursday 10 July. This Seniors stableford competition was well supported with 37 entries in glorious golfing conditions. Once again, the course was presented in excellent condition which led to some good scoring. The winner with 43 points playing off a handicap of 10 was Keith Fidoe. In second place with a score of 41 points was Phil Daniel playing off 7, and in third place on countback was Keith Rose with 40 points playing off 12

Cardigan trio star at British Junior Athletics Championships

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1:09pm Monday 14th July 2014

Kimberley Mellor, Caitlin Williams, and Megan Ashman from Cardigan T represented their country at the British Junior Athletics Championships over the weekend

New campaign for Cardigan

6:10pm Sunday 13th July 2014

If the first pre-season training session is any guide Cardigan Rugby Club can look forward with optimism to a new campaign in the WRU League Two West.

Ras Frenni

3:01pm Thursday 10th July 2014

The 23rd Ras Frenni, Crymych, will take place on Friday, July 18.

Cardigan Golf Club Ladies Section

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11:48am Monday 7th July 2014

Despite the torrential rain and gale force wind, over 60 Ladies from all over Wales entered the Cardigan Ladies Open on Friday.

Lumb joins Magpies

9:34am Monday 7th July 2014

Following the return of talented central midfielder James Evans from Goodwick United of the Pembrokeshire League there was more good news for Costcutter League club Cardigan Town with the capture of striker John Lumb from neighbours St Dogmaels.

Second draw for Llandysul

9:34am Monday 7th July 2014

Llandysul came within a whisker of victory over Maesteg at Tir-Dref but had to settle for a second successive draw in Division Two of the South Wales Cricket Association.

All set for Jimmy James Memorial

9:32am Monday 7th July 2014

The popular annual Jimmy James Memorial 6-a-side competition at St Dogmaels is being held on Saturday, July 19 with eight invited teams competing.

British selection for local sailor

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9:29am Monday 7th July 2014

A local young sailor is celebrating selection for the Great Britain sailing team that will travel to an international sailing event in Ireland.

Emlyn back in Costcutter League

5:56pm Sunday 6th July 2014

Newcastle Emlyn Football Club relegated from the Welsh League Division Three after 14 seasons will play in the Costcutter Ceredigion League next season.

Ceredigion County Bowling Association

5:54pm Sunday 6th July 2014

Cardigan maintained a challenge for the Division One title with a 29-shot away win over Aberystwyth that gave the southerners ten points but leaders Lampeter banked two points more than their rivals thanks to a 22-shot win at New Quay.

Ossie Bravey competition

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10:20am Friday 4th July 2014

On Tuesday, the Cilgerran Short-Mat Bowling Club met to hold their sixth Ossie Bravey competition. Fourteen members attended and were paired up to play their games. The usual adult members were joined this time by three youngsters who played exceedingly well.

Poppit Sands race

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10:12am Friday 4th July 2014

The first of the popular three race series Poppit Sands race was held on Tuesday 1st July with Eliza Martin leading home the one lap junior race and Felipe Jones winning the two lap adult race. On a beautifully warm evening the sand was unforgiving but there were a creditable 31 finishers in the junior race and 109 finishers in the adult 5K race. The next two races in the series are to be held on Tuesday 15th July and Tuesday 29th July (7pm junior and 7.30pm senior) entry for either race can be taken on the evening. Good weather unfortunately can not be guaranteed but if it is wet, take consolation from the sand being easier to run on.

Junior golf coaching programme

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10:02am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A successful New 2 Golf coaching programme supported by Golf Development Wales, aimed at juniors new to the game recently resulted in all participants being presented with a certificate for passing the course. The coaching programme consisted of twelve hours of professional coaching on Saturday mornings over recent months. All participants who have joined Cardigan Golf Club following the coaching now move on to the nationally recognised Junior Passport scheme, allowing them to track their progress and development. All the coaching was undertaken by Cardigan Golf Club PGA professional Steven Parsons, aided by many of the members, some of whom had gone through a similar coaching programme years ago and are now single figure handicap players.

Youngsters celebrate pony wins

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10:40am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Two local riders are celebrating various national wins this week – nine year old Libby Grota of Cilgerran riding her grey Section A mare, Colne Tulip and and eight year old Soffia Cynwyl of Beulah on her piebald Shetland mare, Earlswood Joules.

Premier golf competition

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8:36pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Cardigan Golf Club held its premier golfing competition on Sunday 29 June, the 36 hole scratch strokeplay championship generously sponsored once again by Pat and Lil Malloy. An excellent turnout of 39 low handicap club golfers enjoyed excellent golfing weather on a golf course presented in superb condition once again. The winner of the competition for the 10th time was Rich Emanuel with scores of 72 and 73 (145) playing off plus 2 handicap. In second place with scores of 75 and 73 (148) was James Pegg and Rob Clark came third with scores of 73 and 78 (151).

Local amateur rider qualifies for Horse of the Year Show

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11:06am Tuesday 1st July 2014

Jane Norris, 44, from Llandysul took first place in the Cob class at the South Essex Insurance Broker’s (SEIB) Search for a Star 2014 qualifier, held at Summerhouse Equestrian Centre in Gloucestershire. Riding her horse, Farmhill Apache, Jane fought off stiff competition from other riders in the class to gain qualification for the Horse of The Year Show.

Pool league flourishes

Tivyside Advertiser: Captain's Cup winner Nick Thomas of Clwb Rygbi (left) was presented with his trophy by 1998 winner Kevin 'Council' Phillips

9:58am Monday 30th June 2014

After nearly three decades the game of pool is still flourishing in this neck of the woods with the Cardigan & District League going from strength to strength and standards at an all-time high.

New coach for Cardigan RFC

6:07pm Sunday 29th June 2014

For the first time in its long history Cardigan RFC has appointed a director of rugby to oversee all aspects on the playing side in WRU Division Two West next season.

Open meet for swimmers

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10:33am Friday 27th June 2014

A small but successful group of swimmers from Cardigan Swimming Club recently competed at the Torfaen Dolphin Open Meet at the Newport International Sports Village. Megan and Chloe Fletcher and Elin Nicholls pictured competed in the smaller Level 4 meet and medalled in all their events. Megan won Gold in the 100 IM, 100 Freestyle, 200 IM, 100m Fly and 100m Backstroke and Bronze in the 100m Breaststroke. Chloe won Silver in 100m Fly, 100m IM, 100 Breast, 100m Free and 200m IM. Elin won Silver in the 100m Breaststroke and 100m IM, and Bronze in 100m Fly and 100m Freestyle. Dafydd Nicholls and Rhys Davies pictured, competed in the bigger Level 2 meet amidst stiff competition both swam well and medalled at the meet. Congratulations also to Rhys who recently competed at the Cardiff International Meet, representing Cardigan Swimming Club.

Blues launch juniors

10:09am Friday 27th June 2014

As a means of securing the future of the club Cardigan-based Costcutter League club Maesglas is launching an under 16’s team to compete in the South Ceredigion Junior League.

Local sportsmen compete on World stage

11:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

Two local sportsmen are taking their athletic prowess to the next level.

Karate successes

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4:16pm Monday 23rd June 2014

The most prestigious event on the KUGB (Karate Union of Great Britain) Wales Shotokan karate calendar was recently held in Rhydycar, Merthyr Tydfil. The Welsh Championships 2014 saw students from all over Wales compete for their club and individual titles. Tekki RS was out in force and was well represented from students from all six clubs, Aberystwyth, Aberaeron, Newcastle Emlyn, Llandysul, Cardiff and Cwmbran. The standard was exceptionally high throughout the tournament from the new kyu grades, of which many had never competed before, to the regular dan grades and Tekki RS achieved many medals in various categories. The highest accolade possible was awarded to Tekki RS as the Best Club in Wales 2014 with the following medallists from Emlyn & Llandysul clubs contributing to the illustrious title:

Penparc junior awards

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9:37am Monday 23rd June 2014

A successful and well attended presentation evening was recently held at Penparc. Pictured are the trophy winners from the U8's, 10's, 12's, 14's and 16's.

Town snap up Evans

Tivyside Advertiser: James Evans with club sponsor Robert Davies

9:27am Monday 23rd June 2014

Two months before the start of the football season Cardigan Town of the Costcutter League Division One have stolen a march on local rivals by snapping up Goodwick United midfielder James Evans who was one of the outstanding performers in the Pembrokeshire League last term.


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