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.
9:46am Wednesday 27th August 2014
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Club following the resignation of director of rugby Nigel Smith less than two months after his appointment in June has been replaced by enthusiasm and optimism with the arrival of a new coaching duo relishing a new challenge in the WRU Division Two West writes John Adey.
3:53pm Sunday 24th August 2014
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.
12:27pm Sunday 24th August 2014
12:32pm Friday 22nd August 2014
12:08pm Thursday 21st August 2014
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.
11:40am Sunday 17th August 2014
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.
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.
10:22am Wednesday 13th August 2014
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.
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
9:45am Monday 11th August 2014
2:31pm Friday 8th August 2014
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
9:36am Monday 4th August 2014
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.
9:27am Monday 4th August 2014
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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.
11:32am Thursday 31st July 2014
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
10:04am Monday 28th July 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
1:09pm Monday 14th July 2014
6:10pm Sunday 13th July 2014
3:01pm Thursday 10th July 2014
11:48am Monday 7th July 2014
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.
9:34am Monday 7th July 2014
9:32am Monday 7th July 2014
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5:56pm Sunday 6th July 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.