Rugby Club Issue 73 - Page 15

Newcastle Emlyn FOLLOW US ONLINE TWITTER.COM/RUGBYCLUBMAG Llew Rees of club sponsors Garmalt Ready Mix Concrete and Cware Pantgwyn Quarry Ltd recently told Rugby Club Magazine, “We have enjoyed supporting Newcastle Emlyn Rugby club and attending the various events over the years. Kevin Thomas has been an excellent chairman for the club, taking them to their highest ever league position last season in their 40th year. Myself and all the staff at Garmalt and the Quarry would like to wish everyone associated with the club the very best of continued success for the next 40 years!” Matthew James is an ex player, committee member and sponsor of Newcastle Emlyn RFC with his family business Cardigan Bay Trading. He recently told Rugby Club Magazine, “Some school friends led me to the club as a 10 year old and I started playing with the youth sides, eventually graduating to senior rugby as a centre and ball carrier, playing a few games for the 1st XV but mostly the 2nds. I went onto coaching the 2nds for five seasons after I stopped playing due to a knee injury.” “Despite a few early blips at the start of this season the first team finished strong, especially in such a competitive league where many other clubs have more resources to draw from than Newcastle Emlyn. “Cardigan Bay Trading has been a club sponsor for the past two years and we like to help out when we can. Congratulations to everyone at the club in their 40th year and who knows maybe next season we will win the Championship!” 15