On Saturday 26 May Llandovery RFC held the annual Players’ Award Dinner at Church Bank
Guest of honour was Allan Lewis, one of Welsh rugby’s most experienced coaches. Also attending the Dinner was Allan’s son Emyr, who played for Llandovery for two seasons in the mid 1990s.
The following Awards were presented by Allan Lewis:
Youth XV Player of the Year – Josh Archer
Youth XV Players Player of the Year – Tom Bailey (Award accepted by Youth Coach Neville Hughes)
Athletic XV Player of the Year – Dean Faulkner (Award accepted by Dean’s father, Peter)
1st XV Player of the Year, and 1st XV Players’ Player of the Year both awarded to Shaun Jones
Most tries scored for 1st XV, and 1st XV Supporters’ Player of the Year both awarded to Matthew Jacobs
1st XV Most Improved Player – Luke Kendall
Player Clubman of the Year – Emyr Phillips.
Club Ambassador of the Year – George North (Award accepted by 1st XV captain Adam Yelland)
Clubman of the Year – Roger James.
Outstanding Services to the Club – 1st XV coaches Lyndon Lewis and Euros Evans
1st XV Captain Adam Yelland was presented with the Tovali Cup, Llandovery having beaten Glynneath by 50 points to 10 in the Final on 23 May.
Athletic XV captain Rusty Jones was presented with the Carmarthen Tyres Challenge Cup, for which Llandovery beat Whitland 13 – 6 on 4 May.