Carmarthen Town Sports Awards 2017 Notice Print
Written by Nathan Jones   
Friday, 31 August 2018 18:23

Two sporting awards evenings will return to Carmarthenshire in the space of a few weeks at the beginning of 2019, one of them being the annual Carmarthen Town Sports Awards. Nominations are now open featuring eleven categories.


Nominations are now open for the prestigious annual Carmarthen Town Sports Awards. The countdown has started to the popular Carmarthen Town Sports Awards for 2018.

The awards are organised annually by Carmarthen Town Council, with a special presentation evening taking place at the Carmarthen Quins Rugby Club. The search is now on for nominations for the 2018 awards.

J H Morse has agreed to sponsor again this year, with other major sponsors still coming on board.

The guest speakers at the 2017 awards were British Lions, Wales and Scarlets hooker Ken Owens and Wales and Scarlets flanker James Davies. Presenting awards were Carmarthen Town Mayor Cllr Alun Lenny and members of the Mayoral party.


The main eleven award categories for 2018 are:

- Senior Male

- Senior Female

- U13s Junior Male

- U13s Junior Female

- U16s Intermediate Male

- U16s Intermediate Female

- U19s Youth Male

- U19s Youth Female

- Junior Team

- Senior Team

- Coach / Organiser / Volunteer



There are two awards in each category first and second, making a total of 22 potential winners.

These are Carmarthen Town awards i.e. recipients should be from Carmarthen, play for a team in Carmarthen etc.

If anyone would like a nomination form (individuals can nominate not just via a club), then please e-mail Eleri James at Carmarthen Town Council's offices at St Peter's Civic Hall in Carmarthen - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Sporting clubs and members of the public are invited to get their nominations in as soon as possible.

An independent selection panel of sporting experts will decide on the winners of each category. All winners will be invited to attend to receive their award at the presentation evening to be held on Friday at Carmarthen Quins Rugby Football Club.


Here is the list of winners from last year. Where the recipients were unable to collect the awards themselves, representatives of clubs/family/schools collected on their behalf.

U13s Junior Female - 1st Lydia Pearson (Judo); 2nd Daisy Thompson (Athletics)

U13s Junior Male - 1st Gruffudd Owen (Cricket); 2nd Liam Edwards (Athletics)

U16s Intermediate Female - 1st Emily Warwick (Kickboxing); 2nd Ella Barnwell (Cycling)

U16s Intermediate Male - 1st Kian Davies (Pool); 2nd Aled Llewellyn-Jones (Sailing)

U19s Youth Female - 1st Bethan Lewis (Rugby); 2nd Olivia Haines (Athletics)

U19s Youth Male - 1st William Edwards (Athletics); 2nd Thomas Jones (Athletics)

Senior Female - 1st Jenny Jones (Squash)

Senior Male - 1st Ken Owens (Rugby); 2nd Dewi Griffiths (Athletics)

Arthur Jones Coach of the Year Award - 1st Jessica Shore (Twirling); 2nd Louise Beard (Judo)

Organiser/Volunteer - 1st Percy Jones (Rugby); 2nd Sue Holland (Canoeing)

Junior Team - 1st Ysgol Bro Myrddin's 1st Rugby Team; 2nd Carmarthen Harriers Junior Cross Country Teams

Senior Team - 1st Carmarthen Wanderers 1st Cricket

Special Award - Dr Peter Herbert