Welsh Public Speaking 2023

On Saturday 28th of January the Carmarthenshire YFC Welsh Public Speaking Competition was held at Nantgaredig Primary School. Members competed in the Reading competition (Under 14s), Junior Public Speaking (Under 16), The Braintrust Competition (Under 21) and the Debate competition (Under 28).

Thank you to Nantgaredig Primary School for the use of their School; for the stewards for making all competitions run smoothly, to the sponsors Wynnstay and John a Hazel James, Tyllwyd Farm; and to the trainers who gave up their time to help and train our members. A big thank you also to the four judges; Manon Richards (Reading) Enfys Evans (Junior), Mr Sion Jenkins (Intermediate), Mr Cefin Campbell (Seniors).

The Results were as follows:

Reading Under 14:

Southern Area Challenge Shield Winners: Penybont YFC – Celyn Richards, Tomos Morgans & Gwenan Morris

Howard & Margaret Roberts Cup presented to the best individual in the Reading Section: Celyn Richards, Penybont YFC

Juniors Under 16:

Tegwyn Lloyd’s Challenge Shield Winners: Office Team – Iwan Bryer, Gwenllian Jones & Trystan Evans

Winner of the Ronnie Ll. Roberts Cup for the best individual performance in the Junior Section: Iwan Bryer, Capel-Arthne YFC

Brainstrust Under 21:

The Mary Kay Davies Cake Stand Winners: Office Team 1 – Sion Roberts, Aled Thomas, Lois Davies & Gwenno Roberts

Winner of the Nantybwla Shield for the best individual performance in the Intermediate Section: Gwenno Roberts, Llanfynydd YFC

Debate Under 28:

Winners of the late Col. Sir Grismond Phillips Challenge Trophy: Dyffryn Cothi YFC – Carwen Richards, Sulwen Richards a Lynwen Mathias.

Winner Of The Elonwy & Gareth Phillips Shield for the best individual performance in the Senior Section: Elen Jones, Penybont YFC

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