Tom Llewellin has been crowned Junior champion in the Pirelli Motorsport UK Welsh Forest Rally Championship, after clinching the title after another dominant performance on the Nicky Grist Stages. The talented Pembrokeshire teenager has won the Junior section on all six rallies held so far this year, setting an impressive pace in his Historic-spec Brace’s Bakery-backed Ford Escort Mk2. Llewellin’s prize for winning the Junior title is a test in a PCRS Rallysport Hyundai i20 R5, courtesy of onthepacenote.co.uk.
Elfyn Evans will miss the next round of the FIA World Rally Championship, Rally Finland. The 30-year old Dolgellau driver has been ruled out on medical grounds, having suffered a heavy landing at last weekend’s Rally Estonia. Currently sitting fourth in the championship standings, Evans will now focus on making a full and swift recovery to continue what has been a strong performance from him and co-driver Scott Martin so far this season.
The fixture list for Merthyr Town’s 2019-20 BetVictor Southern League Premiership campaign has been revealed. Gavin Williams’ side start with a trip to Harrow Borough on Saturday, August 10 (kick-off 3pm) before hosting Weston-Super-Mare three days later at the MetCoaches Stadium. The Martyrs festive fixtures consist of a home game against Yate... Read More
Merthyr Town FC 2, Swansea City U-23 0 The Martyrs used 21 players during their first pre-season fixture at the MetCoaches Stadium including manager Gavin Williams. Kieran Lewis and Lee Lucas scored first half goals for the Martyrs, who were without new signing Ben Swallow. Goalkeeping duties for Southern League Premier team Merthyr... Read More
Welshman Ben Swallow, a former Cardiff City trainee, has rejoined Merthyr Town and is set to play in their opening pre-season fixture against Swansea City on Saturday. The match against young Swans will be played at Merthyr’s MetCoaches Stadium (3pm) Left-winger Swallow, aged 29, spent seven years in the Bluebirds Academy, while... Read More
Cardiff City play their first pre-season fixture when manager Neil Warnock sends his Bluebirds out against Taffs Well at their Rhiw'r Ddar ground on Friday (7pm). Many first team players are due to attend the fixture, although City are likely to field members of their under-23 squad. This is the third successive... Read More
Swansea City have signed teenage goalkeeper Lewis Webb from Southern League Merthyr Town. Webb, aged 17, played first team football for the Martyrs last season and manager Gavin Williams said: “I wish Webby all the best in his career. “He has been an absolute pleasure to work with. The commitment and dedication... Read More
Home Town Boy Kayne Strides Into Europe - 20 Years After Climbing Jenner Park Fence To Watch Barry Town
Kayne McLaggon used to climb over a Jenner Park fence to watch Barry Town play European matches - and now he is preparing to play for his home town club in the Europa League. Barry Town United take on Cliftonville at Leckwith Stadium on Thursday when McLaggon will experience playing European... Read More