PONTLLIW’S TIME TO TURN ON THE STYLE
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]