Presentations 2014-15

On 2 May 2015 Llandovery RFC held its annual Players’ Award ceremony at Church Bank.

Guest of honour for the presentations was Emyr Phillips, who came up through the Junior and Senior ranks of the Drovers and is now of Scarlets and Wales.

Awards presented by Emyr were:

Youth XV Players’ Player of the Year – Iwan Davies

Youth XV Player of the Year – Daniel Lewis

Player Clubman of the Year – Luke Lewis

Club Ambassador of the Year – Rhodri Davies (awarded jointly with Adam Warren)

Clubman of the Year – Robin Barlow

Outstanding Services to the Club – Neville Hughes (right) and Eifion Jones (left), Coach and Team Manager of the Drovers Youth team, who both retire this year, and pictured with their specially drawn caricatures

Special Award – Lyndon Lewis who has moved on after 11 years as the assistant coach and head coach, was presented with a specially drawn caricature, flanked by club chairman Handel Davies and Emyr Phillips

After the presentations Youth players gathered with Neville and Eifion for an end-of-era group picture

Awards presented subsequent to the awards evening

In a post-match ceremony in September 2015 four further awards were presented by Neville Morgan, one of a select band of players who helped re-form the club after the war and to lay the foundations for the Drovers’ success ever since.

1st XV Players’ Player of the Year, and Supporters’ Player of the Year – both awarded to Lee Rees

1st XV Most Improved Player – Rhodri Jones

Aaron Warren collects the Club Ambassador of the Year award on behalf of brother Adam Warren (awarded jointly with Rhodri Davies)

Additional awards, made to players who were unable to be present at either event, were:

1st XV Player of the Year – James Garland

Most tries scored for 1st XV – Richard Williams

 

TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3