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.

First win for battling Llechryd

6:04pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

Pembroke County Cricket League

Silver Valley run

10:35am Friday 20th June 2014

On your marks, get ready and see if you have what it takes to complete the challenging Silver Valley 10k Run.

History made at Parc y Scarlets

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4:32pm Thursday 19th June 2014

History was made at Parc y Scarlets on Sunday May 19th as Crymych under 14’s won the Scarlets Cup. The same team of players had previously won the cup two years ago and so become the first team ever from Pembrokeshire to win the cup for a second time.

Golf charity day

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10:43am Wednesday 18th June 2014

Captain's charity day in Cwmrhydneuadd golf club. A big thank you to all that took part in raising money for Cardigan Cancer Care, and Hafan Deg in Lampeter. Just over £1000 was raised. The winners were 'the but buts' second 'y ffos' and third 'New Inn' Meurig Davies had his first hole in one on the 12th.

Under 8s winners

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9:25am Monday 16th June 2014

Congratulations to Cardigan Town FC U8's on winning at the Boncath Tournament on Saturday.

Local riders excel at Aber Show

Tivyside Advertiser: Home bred and home produced, Ceinewyddfach Dewines with New Quay rider, Louise Russell bringing home the red rosettes.

9:17am Monday 16th June 2014

Local side saddle rider Helen Thomas, had a memorable Aberystwyth County show over the weekend when she was awarded the Supreme Champion title. Riding her seven year old mare Summer Time Lady Too, by local stallion Still Time Left, the pair won the Side Saddle Equitation Class, the Large Riding Horse, and then the championship before taking Supreme of Show.

Fourth win for Llandysul

9:11am Monday 16th June 2014

Llandysul stayed on course for promotion in Division Two of the South Wales Cricket Association after a four-wicket win over Bronwydd at Tir-Dref – the Teifisiders’ fourth win of the term.

Davies in line for Test place

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9:09am Monday 16th June 2014

Gareth Davies of Newcastle Emlyn who made a big impact when coming on as a substitute for Wales in the Test defeat against South Africa at the weekend is being tipped to replace 31-year-old Mike Phillips in the starting line-up for the second Test in Nelspruit this Saturday.

Pembroke County Cricket League

9:31am Monday 9th June 2014

Given that the Pembroke County Cricket League Division Two programme has not reached the halfway stage and there is a long way to go division new boys Llechryd already look destined for a quick return to the third division.

Swim successes

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9:23am Monday 9th June 2014

Pictured are Ruben Kruger, Megan Fletcher, Dafydd Nicholls, Cara Jones, Emily Jones, Chloe Fletcher and Casey Bellars of Cardigan Swimming Club. The swimmers recently competed in the Amman Valley Open held in Carmarthen. All swam well, with some excellent personal best times. Ruben Kruger won a bronze medal in the 50m Butterfly, and Dafydd Nicholls won Gold in the 400m Individual Medley and Bronze in 100m Breaststroke and 100m Butterfly.

Newport and Dinas Bridge Club results

1:12pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Newport & Dinas Bridge Club results for May 21. 1st: Anthony Stevens and Tony Ash, 2nd: Muriel Gore and Christine Evans, 3rd:Barbara and Roger Goodwin. May 28: Steve Jarvis and Hilary Davis, 2nd: Gareth Jones and Chris Draper 3rd: Anthony Stevens and Tony Ash. Wednesday June 4: 1st David Stringer and Chris Draper, 2nd:Tony Mitchell and Sue Thomas, 3rd: Ann and Mike Sayer.

Double win for Ffostrasol under 14s

Tivyside Advertiser: Back row: Geraint Davies (coach), Tom Muoneke, Owen Irish, Dafydd Morgan, Bleddyn Morgan, Dafydd Griffiths, Carwyn Morgan, Steffan Jones, Steffan Jones, Iolo Thomas.Front row: Ifan Davies, Malcolm Fulton, Iwan Lloyd, George Tilstone, Kieron Ellis, Owain P

2:19pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

After a very successful season winning the South Ceredigion Junior League with 27 points with a goal difference of 32, Ffostrasol under 14s were eligible to try for the League Cup. Meeting Aberaeron in the semi on neutral ground Newquay, Ffostrasol came away with a 4-2 win. Finals day on Saturday, 31st May at Cardigan where Penparc, who won their semi against Newcastle Emlyn, were there to battle it out for the Cup. Ffostrasol scored 4 goals in the first half but conceded a goal by way of a penalty in the second half. A triumphant win for the whites of 4-1. Here they are with their League trophies and Cup trophies.

Pembroke County Cricket League

9:49am Monday 2nd June 2014

The Division Two clash between last season’s Division Three champions Llechryd and runners-up Hook at the Castell Malgwyn ground went the way of the visitors who sprang a seven-wicket win and moved into third.

Cricket standings

9:47am Monday 2nd June 2014

Cricket standings

83 year-old gets first Hole in One

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1:17pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

Congratulations were recently given to 83 year-old Cardigan golf club president Lyn Scott, who gained her first hole in one.

Darters celebrate

Tivyside Advertiser: Ladies champion Gemma Bowen and men's champion Joe Rees

5:34pm Sunday 25th May 2014

The joint presentation dinner of the Cardigan & District Darts League and Cardigan Ladies Darts League at the Cliff Hotel in Gwbert was voted a first-rate social function.

Cricket washout

12:56pm Sunday 25th May 2014

The wet weather virtually wiped out the fixture list in the Pembroke County Cricket League on Saturday when only one of 28 fixtures was completed in six divisions. All other games were cancelled or abandoned.

Terrier and lurcher racing

Tivyside Advertiser: Karen Morgan, Wayne Morgan, Daniel Morgan from Pembrokeshire Engineering with Richard Jones Chairman of the Tenby Dog Racers receiving the new traps on behalf of the Dog Racers.

11:34am Friday 23rd May 2014

Tenby Dog Racers start their season holding a trials meeting on Thursday June 5th. At Marsh Farm Tenby (opposite the Leisure Centre) and will again this year be running all race meetings for charities and other good courses.

Under 12s scoop Scarlets cup

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10:11am Friday 23rd May 2014

Congratulations to Cardigan RFC U12's on winning the Scarlets Regional U12's Cup in Parc y Scarlets last Sunday.

First wood of the season

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11:55am Wednesday 21st May 2014

Outgoing Cardigan Mayor Cllr Gwynfi Jenkins bowled the first wood of the season at the Opening of the Green ceremony at Cardigan Bowling Club recently.

Emlyn Reserves celebrate first title

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10:22am Wednesday 21st May 2014

The victorious Newcastle Emlyn Reserves squad take a photo call after making history by becoming the first club reserve team to win the Costcutter League Division One Championship.

Another stunning performance by Spencer Sport on the Plains Rally

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10:17am Wednesday 21st May 2014

Their performance on this weekend's Plains Rally saw Jamie Jukes and co-driver James Morgan prove yet again that the Spencer Sport Rally Team is capable of running at the front of the field and achieving great results, provided bad luck does not intervene. After setting a series of stage times quicker than any other 2WD car in the rally and having led the Welsh Clubmans category of the event, a puncture followed by an off in the dust on the seventh and penultimate stage, meant they ended the day an undeserved seventh in the 2WD car category, but still second in the Welsh Clubmans standings.

Pembroke County Cricket League

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9:43am Monday 19th May 2014

Three defeats on the bounce for promoted Llechryd left the Teifisiders at the bottom of the pile in Division Two with a visit to second in the table Johnston this Saturday.


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