Part-time greenkeeper Tom Williams claimed the Welsh Amateur golf title, to underline his desire to make a living putting on the greens rather than tending them. The Wrexham 20-year-old beat Southerndown's Kieron Harman 2&1 in the final at Machynys golf club in Llanelli, after finishing second to Irish Boys champion Archie Davies in the stroke play stages.
The South West divisional title may already be secured but the South Wales Warriors are aiming to complete a perfect season on Sunday and ensure home field advantage for the play-offs. The Warriors are undefeated and complete their eight-game regular season in division two of the British American Football League (BAFA) with a long trip to Redruth to face the Cornish Sharks (2.30pm). While the Warriors put 62 points on the Sharks when the teams met at Llanharan in June the priority for the Warriors, who've only conceded two touchdowns all season, is keeping their hosts from scoring.
One of Wales’ oldest motor clubs, Carmarthen MC, which was established in 1911, has renamed one of its most popular events the Fairfield Merlin Stages Rally. Formerly known as the Peter Lloyd Rallying Stages, which was voted the best event in the 2017 Welsh Tarmacadam Rally Championship, the single-venue event will take place at the Welsh Motorsports Centre as scheduled on Sunday 21 October. The partnership marks a new relationship with John Morgan and his family who are heavily involved in motorsport from their base near Bridgend. A former rally winner at Pembrey, Morgan is looking towards the event as an overdue opportunity to compete there again.
Sun, sea and sand will provide the backdrop to the inaugural Brecon Carreg Barry Island 10K on Sunday. The brand-new 10K race will bring a festival of running to the popular seaside resort and will form a key part of this summer’s new sporting Barry Island Weekender.
Bethan Davies and Ieuan Thomas will both make it a hat-trick of major athletics championships in the past 12 months when they compete in Berlin next week. The Cardiff AAC duo both represented Great Britain at last summer’s World Athletics Championships in London and Wales at this spring’s Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast.
John Nethercott has gone on a journey from the Paralympics podium to parks of Barry, but now he is ready to dust off his running shoes at the Brecon Carreg Barry Island 10K. It has been almost 26 years since Barry’s middle distance king made history in Barcelona when he claimed 1500m gold and 800m bronze before bringing home a world record at the IPC World Championships.