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.
Can netball challenge the established order of football and rugby in the Rhondda? It seems Rhondda Netball think so and the numbers of girls packed into clubs like Tonypandy would suggest the challenge is real. Graham Thomas went to find out. It’s Wednesday evening in Tonypandy and the Sky has fallen... Read More
What’s that lighting up the night skies in the Valleys? Probably a Rhondda Rocket, who are scorching towards the title in the A470 netball league – and blazing a trail for others to follow behind as Graham Thomas discovered. Rhondda Rockets are powering towards their first title as they bid... Read More
Celtic Dragons will be backed by a noisy new following from the Rhondda when they next play at home on March 25. A convoy of coaches carrying 125 fans from the Rhondda Netball set-up will help turn up the volume for the clash against London Pulse, which is being screened... Read More
Jayne Ludlow, Andrew Bishop, Tomos Williams and Gemma Evans have all represented Wales in sports they first played at school in Treorchy. Now, the Rhondda school has a new round ball target as Graham Thomas has been finding out. They have produced Welsh international footballers, rugby players and the newly crowned Welsh... Read More
Want to know where one of the fastest growing and inspiring sports stories is creating a real buzz? Then, head up to Treorchy, or Ferndale, or Tonypandy, or Porth. Rhondda Netball – creators of a tidal wave of female participation - are bridging the generation gap with five to 65-year-olds... Read More
The schools have re-opened, the nights are growing longer, and for hundreds of girls and women in the Rhondda Valley that can only mean one thing . . . netball is back! The area’s new high performance senior team, the RCT Rockets, are still a few weeks away from taking... Read More