Award Winners through the years

At the end of each season, at the annual Club dinner, awards are presented to players and club officials who have made exceptional contributions to the Club’s operation that season.

This page lists the recipients of each Award across the years.

The Llandovery RFC Awards are listed below under a number of headings:

1. John Halliday Trophy for 1st XV Player of the Year, and Player of the Year awards to members of other teams
2. The D. T. Davies Cup for Clubman of the Year
3. The Rhodry Hughes Trophy for the Most Improved Player of the Year
4. The Jeff Jones Trophy for Most tries scored
5. The Rusty Jones Trophy for the Players’ Player of the Year
6. The Des Clarke Memorial Award for Outstanding Services To Llandovery RFC
7. The Carwyn Davies Ambassador Cup
8. The Dai Williams Memorial Award for Supporters’ Player Of The Year
9. The Handel Davies Award for Youth Players’ Player of the Year
10. The Tony Davies Memorial Cup for Player Clubman Of The Year
11. Special Awards

 

1. John Halliday Trophy for 1st XV Player of the Year, and Player of the Year awards to members of other teams

 

Season 1st XV Player of the Year 2nd XV Player of the Year Youth XV Player of the Year
1976-77 Noel Page Alun Williams Geraint Williams
1977-78 Alan Walters Elfyn Jenkins Carwyn Williams
1978-79 Tony Williams Ellis Williams Carwyn Williams
1979-80 Malcolm Page Derek Jones No Award
1980-81 Carwyn Williams Martin Phillips Alun Thomas
1981-82 Alun Morgan Eifion Williams Alun Thomas
1982-83 Alan Walters Huw Morgan Carwyn Davies
1983-84 Elfyn Jenkins Carwyn Davies Chris Davies
1984-85 Elfyn Jenkins Eifion Hughes Gareth Thomas
1985-86 Chris Davies Martin Williams Carwyn Jones
1986-87 Geraint Williams Mike Owen Eirian Williams
1987-88 Wyn Morgan Will Workman Huw Protheroe
1988-89 Wyn Williams Stuart Fry Dylan Morgan
1989-90 Chris Davies Eirian Jones Daniel Luffman
1990-91 Carwyn Williams Hugh Evans Daniel Luffman
1991-92 Gerald Lewis Alun Evans Andrew Jones
1992-93 Arwel Rowlands John Hughes Hywel James
1993-94 Ian Jones Carwyn Jones Mark Stanley
1994-95 Paul Jones Huw Protheroe Dorian Williams
1995-96 Aled Griffiths Carwyn Jones Cerith Booth
1996-97 Chris Davies & Mark Lewis Huw Protheroe Aled Williams
1997-98 Andrew Jones Gareth Phillips Iwan Davies
1998-99 Chris Hughes Dan Paley Aled Williams
1999-2000 Dai Giles John Mercer Rhys Richards
2000-01 Matthew Monaghan Huw Protheroe Wayne Price
2001-02 Stuart Harries Jason Evans  
2002-03 Dorian Williams Arwel Davies Gethin Thomas
2003-04 Ceri Davies Ken Hughes Deian Augustus
2004-05 Tom Walker Dylan Thomas Dafydd Thomas
2005-06 Tomas Marks   Dylan Williams
2006-07 Gareth Williams Emrys Evans Daniel Oakley
2007-08 Emyr Phillips Aled Jenkins & Dylan Thomas Daniel Roberts
2008-09 Rhys Williams Dylan Jones Wyn Jones
2009-10 Cerith Rees Dylan Jones Craig Davies
2010-11 Adam Warren Alvin Phillips Joe Morgan
2011-12 Shaun Jones Dean Faulkner Josh Archer
2012-13 Jack Roberts Andrew Owens Daniel Lewis
2013-14 Phil Day Gareth Davies Carwyn Davies
2014-15 James Garland No Award Daniel Lewis
2015-16 Richard Brooks No Award Rhodri Williams
2016-17 Stuart Worrall Bradley Davies Tom Davies

Note: John Halliday Trophy Awards were made for other categories in some seasons, as follows:

Season Under 16 XV Player of the Year 3rd XV Player of the Year Ladies XV Player of the Year
1976-77 Eifion Jones    
1977-78 Eurig Evans    
1978-79 Carwyn Davies    
1990-91   Simon Davies Catherine Joseph
1991-92   Eifion Jones Dawn Robinson
1992-93   Richard Morgan Dawn Robinson & Anne Marie
1993-94   Phil Page  
1994-95   Gordon Wride  
1995-96   Mark Jones  

 

2. The D. T. Davies Cup for Clubman of the Year

 

Season Clubman of the Year
1974-75 Des Clarke
1975-76 Neville Morgan
1976-77 Bernard Jones
1977-78 Ivor Jackson
1978-79 Haydn Hudson
1979-80 T. G. Jones
1980-81 Neville Morgan
1981-82 Neville Morgan
1982-83 Towyn Morgan
1983-84 Rex Jones
1984-85 Roland Griffiths
1985-86 Idris Morton
1986-87 Ernie Prosser
1987-88 Carwyn Jones
1988-89 Alan Walters
1989-90 The New Clubhouse Workers
1990-91 Eifion Morgan
1991-92 The Evans Brothers
1992-93 Alan Morgan
1993-94 Huw George
1994-95 Phil Davies
1995-96 Towyn Morgan
1996-97  
1997-98  
1998-99 No Award
1999-2000 I Morris
2000-01 Roger James
2001-02 Rex Jones
2002-03 David Butler
2003-04 Roger James
2004-05 Nigel Clarke
2005-06 Rugby Management: Iestyn Thomas, Mark Vince, John Kendrick, Lyndon Lewis and Roy James
2006-07 Dai ‘Manchester’ Evans
2007-08 Phil Davies
2008-09 Handel Davies/John Kendrick
2009-10 Caroline Williams
2010-11 Geraint Williams
2011-12 Roger James
2012-13 Gareth Salt
2013-14 Eirian Davies, Ioan Davies, Arwel Davies
2014-15 Robin Barlow
2015-16 Aubrey Waters
2016-17 David Boorer

 

 3. The Rhodry Hughes Trophy for the Most Improved Player of the Year

 

Season Most Improved Player of the Year
1978-79 Elfyn Jenkins
1979-80 Eirian Jones
1980-81 Wyn Morgan
1981-82 Carwyn Hughes
1982-83 David Wigley
1983-84 Ian Jones
1984-85 Carwyn Davies
1985-86 Tim Williams
1986-87 Huw Thomas
1987-88 Eifion Davies
1988-89 Dai Giles
1989-90 Martin Pritchard
1990-91 Adrian Davies
1991-92 Huw Protheroe
1992-93 Andrew Jones
1993-94 John Hughes
1994-95 Hywel James
1995-96 Gareth Davies
1996-97 Darren Simpson
1997-98 Gareth Thomas
1998-99 Tracy Lewis
1999-2000 Dorian Williams
2000-01 Gary Davies
2001-02 Lyndon Bateman
2002-03 Rob Walters
2003-04 Tom Walker
2004-05 Gareth Morgan
2005-06 Gareth Bennett
2006-07 Emyr Phillips
2007-08 Haydn Pugh
2008-09 Lloyd Phillips
2009-10 Gyles Vaughan
2010-11 Shaun Jones
2011-12 Luke Kendall
2012-13 Llewelyn Jones
2013-14 Mike Evans
2014-15 Rhodri Jones
2015-16 Stuart Worrall
2016-17 Joe Powell

 

4. The Jeff Jones Trophy for Most tries scored

 

Season Most tries scored for 1st XV Most tries scored for 2nd XV
1983-84 Eirian Jones  
1984-85 Carwyn Davies  
1985-86 Eirian Williams  
1986-87 Eirian Williams  
1987-88 Martin Pritchard  
1988-89 Huw Morgan  
1989-90 Richard Morgan  
1990-91 Martin Pritchard  
1991-92 Carwyn Jones & Hugh Evans  
1992-93 Emyr James  
1993-94 Graham Moore  
1994-95 Paul Jones  
1995-96 Carwyn Jones  
1996-97 Jeremy Griffiths  
1997-98 Paul Jones Arwel Hughes
1998-99 Mark Jones Paul Davies
1999-2000 Adrian Davies Dylan Morgan
2000-01 Herman Bosman Andrew Bury
2001-02 Neil Clapham  
2002-03 Tal Selly  
2003-04 Ifan Evans  
2004-05 Ifan Evans  
2005-06 Ceri Davies  
2006-07 Viv Jenkins  
2007-08 Owain Gwyn Rowlands  
2008-09 Rhys Williams  
2009-10 Joe Ajuwa  
2010-11 Adam Warren  
2011-12 Matthew Jacobs  
2012-13 Chris Knight  
2013-14 Sam Soul  
2014-15 Richard Williams  
2015-16 Aaron Warren and Richard Brooks  
2016-17 Aaron Warren  

 

5. The Rusty Jones Trophy for the Players’ Player of the Year

 

Season 1st XV Players’ Player of the Year Youth XV Players’ Player of the Year
1984-85 Alan Morgan  
1985-86 Chris Davies  
1986-87 Elfyn Jenkins  
1987-88 Eifion Davies and Wyn Morgan  
1988-89 Wyn Williams  
1989-90 Chris Davies  
1990-91 Chris Davies  
1991-92 Chris Davies  
1992-93 Marcus Olson  
1993-94 Ian Jones  
1994-95 John Westgarth  
1995-96 Jeremy Griffiths  
1996-97 Chris Davies  
1997-98 Emyr Lewis Mark Coles
1998-99 Mark Jones  
1999-2000 Gareth Thomas  
2000-01 Phil Morgan and Tracy Lewis  
2001-02 Lyndon Bateman  
2002-03 Dorian Williams  
2003-04 Dorian Williams  
2004-05 Eifion Gwynne  
2005-06 Ceri Davies  
2006-07 Gareth Williams  
2007-08 Owain Gwyn Rowlands  
2008-09 Rhys Williams  
2009-10 Cerith Rees  
2010-11 Adam Warren  
2011-12 Shaun Jones  
2012-13 Jack Roberts  
2013-14 Phil Day  
2014-15 Lee Rees  
2015-16 Jack Maynard  
2016-17 Stuart Worral  

 

6. The Des Clarke Memorial Award for Outstanding Services To Llandovery RFC

 

Season Outstanding Services To Llandovery RFC
1996-97 David & Helen Thomas
1997-98 Ernie Prosser
1998-99 No Award
1999-2000 Neville Hughes and Nigel Watts
2000-01 Nigel Clarke
2001-02 Dai Giles
2002-03 Iestyn Thomas
2003-04 Handel Davies
2004-05 Hywel James
2005-06 Eifion Evans
2006-07 Geraint Williams
2007-08 Neville Hughes & Nigel Clarke
2008-09 Gina Deering
2009-10 Rob Appleyard
2010-11 Llandovery Junior Drovers Helpers
2011-12 Lyndon Lewis & Euros Evans
2012-13 Rugby Management
2013-14 Bryan Weaver
2014-15 Eifion Jones & Neville Hughes
2015-16 David Graham-Woollard
2016-17 Gareth Salt

 

7. The Carwyn Davies Ambassador Cup

 

Season Ambassador
1996-97 Dorian Williams
1997-98 Cerith Rees
1998-99 Dai Giles, Carwyn Jones, Gareth Phillips
1999-2000 Mark Jones
2000-01 Andrew Bryn Jones
2001-02 Dafydd Thomas
2002-03 Luka Plesko
2003-04 Ceri Davies, Ifan Evans, Clare Thomas and Ricky Williams
2004-05 Jon Mills
2005-06 Dylan Davies and Gwyn Williams
2006-07 Bryan Weaver
2007-08 Gareth Bennett & Haydn Pugh
2008-09 Gareth Williams
2009-10 Ifan Evans
2010-11 Lee Rees
2011-12 George North
2012-13 Emyr Phillips
2013-14 Andrew Jones, Rhodri Williams, Emyr Phillips
2014-15 Rhodri Davies
2015-16 Andrew Thomas, Dafydd Hughes and Harri Doel
2016-17 Wyn Jones

 

8. The Dai Williams Memorial Award for Supporters’ Player Of The Year

 

Season Supporters’ Player Of The Year
2000-01 Dai Giles
2001-02 Lyndon Bateman
2002-03 Dorian Williams
2003-04 Dorian Williams
2004-05 Arwel Davies
2005-06 Tom Walker
2006-07 Andrew Jones
2007-08 Emyr Phillips
2008-09 Emyr Phillips
2009-10 Cerith Rees
2010-11 Nio Aiono
2011-12 Matthew Jacobs
2012-13 Jack Roberts
2013-14 Phil Day
2014-15 Lee Rees
2015-16 Jack Maynard
2016-17 Jack Maynard

 

9. The Handel Davies Award for Youth Players’ Player of the Year

 

Season Youth Players’ Player of the Year
2002-03 Gethin Thomas
2003-04 Daniel Thomas
2004-05 Aled Walters
2005-06 Aled Davies
2006-07 Glyn Jones
2007-08 Emyr Richards
2008-09 Emyr Richards
2009-10 Wyn Jones
2010-11 Andrew Owens
2011-12 Tom Bailey
2012-13 Richie Elliott
2013-14 Harry Millidge
2014-15 Iwan Davies
2015-16 Iwan Davies
2016-17 Iwan Davies

 

10. The Tony Davies Memorial Cup for Player Clubman Of The Year

 

Season Player Clubman Of The Year
2004-05 Gareth Thomas
2005-06 Arwel Davies
2006-07 Ioan Davies
2007-08 Emrys Evans
2008-09 Rob Walters
2009-10 Cerith Rees
2010-11 Andrew Jones
2011-12 Emyr Phillips
2012-13 Wyn Jones
2013-14 Bryn Griffiths
2014-15 Luke Lewis
2015-16 Matthew Jacobs
2016-17 Lee Rees

 

11. Special Awards

 

Season Award
2001-02 Stuart Harries (491 points) – The Handel Davies Trophy for Club Points Record Holder
2008-09 Andrew Jones – Club Cap
2012-13 Andrew Jones – Club Blazer to record over 500 appearances for the Club
Rob Walters – a framed caricature, on his retirement after over 300 appearances for the Club
2013-14 Geraint Williams – a framed caricature, on his retirement after a decade as the Athletic XV Coach
Roger James – a framed caricature, on his retirement after many years as Church Bank groundsman
2014-15 Lyndon Lewis – a framed caricature, on his moving on after 11 years as Assistant Coach and Head Coach
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 14 12 0 2 416 211 59
Pontypridd 14 11 0 3 504 277 54
Cardiff 14 10 0 4 413 272 49
Ebbw Vale 14 10 0 4 298 228 48
Aberavon 14 10 0 4 345 281 46
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 14 8 0 6 358 281 43
Newport 14 9 0 5 338 335 41
Llandovery 14 8 0 6 399 253 41
Carmarthen Quins 14 7 0 7 312 276 37
Swansea 14 5 0 9 280 310 27
Llanelli 14 4 1 9 297 393 24
Cross Keys 14 3 1 10 317 480 23
Bedwas 13 4 0 9 270 371 22
Bridgend Ravens 13 4 0 9 211 359 22
Bargoed 13 3 0 10 259 443 17
Neath 13 1 0 12 222 469 9