Top county sporting stars announced

10 days ago

Thirty three of the county’s top sporting champions have made it to the final of this year’s Actif Carmarthenshire Sports Awards.

Winners of the twelve categories including Young Sportsman and Sportswoman will be announced in a glitzy ceremony at the Ffwrnes Theatre in Llanelli on Friday February 8.

The awards in its 20th year are organised by Carmarthenshire Council's Actif sports and leisure team and recognise the sporting success of athletes, coaches and volunteers across Carmarthenshire.

Other categories include Disabled Sportsperson, Sports Coach, Sports Volunteer, Young Volunteer, Team of the year, Young Team of the year, Community Sport Coach and, Club of the Year and High Performance Coach.

Outstanding Services to Sport and Sporting Hall of Fame categories will be announced on the night which starts at 7pm.

Tickets are now on sale for this popular event and it is advised to book early to avoid disappointment.

The council’s executive board member for leisure, Cllr Peter Hughes-Griffiths said: Carmarthenshire continues to produce some of the best sporting stars in Wales and we are extremely proud of the reputation the county holds in the Welsh sporting circles. These awards provide us with the opportunity to congratulate and honor them, especially those who keep their clubs thriving.”

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