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Street through to League Cup Final



BOW STREET are through to the final of Mid Wales League Cup after they beat Llanfair United 4-0 on Tuesday night (May 15).

They will now play Welshpool in the final after they beat Aberaeron 2-1 in the other semi-final.

The game was played at the home of Llanidloes Town and a good crowd gathered to support both teams.

The Street were clearly up for it and Garmon Nutting gave them the lead with an excellent strike from 25 yards out that flew into the net.

They doubled their lead soon after when Mark Gornall’s free kick hit the inside of the post and went into the net to make it 2-0.

Gornall then sent another dangerous free kick into the box and Neil Evans was in the right place to head the ball home give the Street a 3-0 lead before half time.

Despite the score line, Bow Street were wary of a second half comeback and knew they faced one of the most important halves of their season.

The Street continued to have chances and another free kick from Gornall caused problems before it was sliced behind for a corner.

Ifan Burrell then came close to a fourth when he went through at a tight angle but his effort rattled back off the bar.

Llanfair’s hopes of getting back into the match were then dealt a blow as one of their players received a second yellow card and was sent off.

Bow Street then made sure of their place in the final as Tom Evans saw a shot saved before he tapped in the rebound to make it 4-0.

Lineup: Ll.Hughes , T.Wyn, M.Pemberthy, S.Antoniazzi, N.Evans, Ll.Jenkins, G.Nutting, M.Gornall, T.Evans, A.Gittins, I.Burrell

Manager Barry Williams said: “I am very proud of all the players and my fellow management team members at Bow Street FC on reaching the League Cup Final.

“We beat a very good Llanfair side in the semi-final, but I am aware that we will have to significantly increase our level of performance against a Welshpool side that has had an excellent season.

“We are all aware that this is the fifth League Cup Final that Bow Street FC has competed in since gaining promotion to this level eleven years ago, but that we are yet to register a victory. So, hopefully, it can be fifth time lucky.

“However we know this is going to be an extremely difficult game against excellent opponents”.

The final will be played on Saturday, May 26, and will kick off at 5pm in Carno.

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Wales v Scotland postponed



WALES’ Six Nations match at home to Scotland on Saturday has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The two other Six Nation fixtures had already been postponed and no date has been confirmed to complete the 2020 Championship.

The Welsh Rugby Union had insisted earlier on Friday the game would “go ahead as planned”.

A WRU statement read: “The Welsh Rugby Union has maintained an open dialogue with, and continued to seek advice and direction from, the National Assembly for Wales and other stakeholders, including the Six Nations, on this fast-moving issue.

“Whilst medical advice remains consistent, we have decided that it is in the best interests of supporters, players and staff to fall in line with recent measures taken across the UK and global sports industries.

“The WRU would like to thank all parties for their counsel on the subject and will make further announcements with respect to rescheduling the fixture in the coming days.

“Every effort has been made to stage this game and we appreciate that individuals will have been inconvenienced. Given the fluid and unprecedented nature of this issue a postponement became the only viable option.”

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Domestic football at all levels in Wales suspended



THE FOOTBALL Association of Wales has today (13 March) taken the decision to suspend domestic football at all levels in Wales with immediate effect until April 4 due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The intention at this time will be to resume the football schedule depending on the medical advice and conditions from the relevant authorities at that time.

The FAW is fully aware of the impact this will have on the domestic game but the health and safety of all fans, players, volunteers and stakeholders are of paramount importance.

The FAW will continue to monitor this situation on a day-by-day basis and will continue to provide updates when appropriate.

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Exercise Referral Scheme doing more for health intervention than ever before



A record 35,069 participants attended Exercise Referral classes during 2640 hours of health classes in 2019.

The National Exercise Referral Scheme (NERS) is an evidence-based health intervention scheme which incorporates physical activity and behavioural change techniques to support referred clients to make lifestyle changes to improve their health and well-being.

NERS Ceredigion has seen a dramatic increase in demand over the past year. A coordinator and four full time exercise professionals work to deliver the scheme, delivering 73 classes per week. The age of participants range from 16 years old, with the eldest participant in Ceredigion being 95.

Exercise class options include Gym, Circuit, Postural Stability (seated), Spin Bikes, Aqua Aerobics, Tai Chi and Pilates. Venues include council and community centres in Aberystwyth, Aberaeron, Lampeter, Tregaron, Cardigan and Llandysul.

Councillor Catrin Miles, Cabinet member with responsibility for Leisure, highlighted the benefits of the scheme, “There are many physical, psychological and social benefits to being part of the scheme, including confidence-building, better self-esteem, meeting new people and being generally fitter and healthier. Ceredigion Actif’s highly qualified Health Intervention Team provide opportunities to exercise that are fun, rewarding and that can be incorporated into everyday life.”

NERS Ceredigion targets people with a medical condition through various pathways including generic, cardiac rehabilitation, pulmonary, PSI falls, stroke rehabilitation, mental health, cancer and weight management. The 16 week tailored programme of exercise is delivered by a team of specialist Level 4 qualified exercise professionals who guide referred participants towards realising their individual goals.

A participant in Aberystwyth said, “This has been the best thing I have ever done. I have thrived from doing different activities and pushing myself out of my comfort zone which has not only helped my self-esteem but also my depression and everything else including my pain. I have also made new friends which I didn’t even consider would happen and we’re not only being social but we’re having fun too which is a bonus”.

There is ongoing monitoring from the instructors with follow up assessments at 16 weeks as well as on completion at 52 weeks. Long-term ‘maintenance’ options are available post 16 weeks which include the continuation of exercise classes as well as opportunities to join clubs such as walking basketball, walking football, golf sessions and walking rugby.

During 2018-2019 there were 913 referrals to the scheme. To gain access to the scheme, a person needs to be referred by a Health Professional, usually a GP, Practice Nurse or a condition specific Physiotherapist.

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