Llanelli Star - - LOCAL SOCCER -

NEED­ING three points from the last two league games to claim the LTC Mo­bil­ity Car­marthen­shire League divi­sion one ti­tle, Pontlliw turned on the style in win­ning 7-0 at Felin­foel.

Striker Adam Scott fired in a hat­trick for Pontlliw. Liam McCann scored two goals, and there was one each for Danny Smale and James How­ells.

Pontlliw com­pleted their pro­gramme on a win­ning note, de­feat­ing John­stown 3-1 in their away clash. Smale net­ted twice, and there was a goal for James Wills.

As the cur­tain came down on yet another sea­son, it was an­nounced that a new West Wales Premier League will be formed in sea­son 2020-21.

The league will be made up of 14 clubs from the Car­marthen­shire, Neath, Pem­brokeshire and Swansea Se­nior Leagues.

Five clubs from the Car­marthen­shire League have shown an in­ter­est in par­tic­i­pat­ing – Bwlch Rangers, Dafen, Loughor Rovers, Pon­tarddu lais Town and Evans & Wil­liams. Mean­while, the Car­marthen­shire League is look­ing for a new gen­eral sec­re­tary as their cur­rent one, Colin Jenk­ins, is re­tir­ing after 15 years in the job. A former player and ref­eree, Jenk­ins has de­voted his life to foot­ball and was sec­re­tary of Burry Port club

Porth Ty­wyn Suburbs when they pro­gressed from the lo­cal foot­ball ranks to the higher ech­e­lons of the Welsh League in the mid-1990s and early 2000s be­fore he be­came sec­re­tary of the Car­marthen­shire League in 2004. As he has now de­cided to hang up his boots and pen, the league’s ex­ec­u­tive com­mit­tee are look­ing for a suit­able can­di­date to carry on his ster­ling work. Ap­pli­cants should send an email to league chair­man Richard Barnes at [email protected] with a cov­er­ing let­ter and an up-to-date CV. Suit­able can­di­dates should ideally have some knowl­edge of foot­ball ad­min­is­tra­tion and have IT key­board skills and be con­ver­sant with so­cial me­dia and the use of apps. The clos­ing date for ap­pli­ca­tions is Satur­day, June 1. The league is also con­sid­er­ing ap­pli­ca­tions for the po­si­tion of match day ad­min­is­tra­tor which would in­volve li­ais­ing with clubs on match days re­gard­ing post­pone­ments and the record­ing of fi­nal scores. Ap­pli­ca­tions for this role are also to be sent to the league chair­man at [email protected]

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