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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Thought for the week

This Sunday will be the 25th Anniversary of the murder of Stephen Lawrence who was racially attacked and murdered by...

Edinburgh Too Strong For Young Scarlets

With thirteen changes to the team that beat Glasgow in Parc y Scarlets last week, it was the affectionately known ‘Tesco team’ that travelled...

Krypton TV Series Review.

When I first heard of a possible Krypton series a few years ago, I was filled with a mix of excitement and hesitation. I was...

Thought for the Week

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. was shot dead in Memphis by whitesegregationist James Earl Ray.  This was at the height of the...

Scarlets’ Unbeaten Home League Run Continues

And so we reach the final weeks of the rugby season and the last guaranteed home fixture for the Scarlets. Currently in second position...

Glasgow Up Next For Champions Cup Semi Finalists

It wasn’t the great game of running rugby that was predicted before the whistle, but it certainly proved that the Scarlets bring more to...

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK

Australian cricket was sent spiralling following the revelation of ball tampering in the third test against South Africa.The controversy that followed left a nation...

Super Scarlets Secure Semi Final Spot

It’s been a long old week, building up to the biggest night in the history of Parc y Scarlets since it’s move from...

Scarlets Treated to Helzbach Lucky Cupcakes!

Good Friday could well be a Great Friday in Llanelli this year if the Scarlets secure a victory in the Quarter Finals of this...

Pivac Looks Ahead To Biggest Game At Parc Y Scarlets

In what is the biggest week in the brief history of Parc y Scarlets, Wayne Pivac and his men have one focus….they are 80...

I wonder who were in that crowd of joyful praise that first Palm Sunday?The woman healed when she touched the hem of Jesus’cloak must...

Munster Out-Muscle Scarlets in Pro14

It was a special evening for Tadhg Beirne, making his 50th appearance against his future employers as he took to the field in Thomond...

Scarlets Look Ahead to Business End of Season

With this season’s Six Nations done and dusted for another year, the Scarlets can now concentrate on an exciting ‘business end’ to the season....

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

The people of Jerusalem thronged to greet the coming of Jesus with palm branches and shouts of Hosanna on that first Palm Sunday. The...

Thought for the Week:Ken Dodd

Comedy legend Ken Dodd died last week following a short illness.  He was 90 years of age and died in the house in which...

Thought of The Week – Mother’s Day

Many a mum will be lavished with flowers, gifts and even breakfast in bed this Sunday as It will be Mum's special day. Meals...

Council staff maintaining services despite snow and ice | Cynnal gwasanaethau...

Council staff maintaining services despite snow   DEDICATED Carmarthenshire Council staff are all pulling out all the stops to keep services running in the severe winter...

Maori All Black Blade Thomson Joins Scarlets

With the departures of both Tadhg Beirne and Scotland Captain, John Barclay confirmed earlier this season, the Scarlets have now confirmed the signing of...

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK – Saint David’s Day

Thursday, children the length and breadth of Wales will wear their Welsh costumes in celebration of St. David’s Day. The girls in their tall...

Superb Second Half Secures Bonus Point for Young Scarlets

It was Ulster that got the points on the board first, with Tommy Bowe racing up on the wing before passing to Johnny McCloskey...

Pivac Urges Fans to Support Scarlets Young Guns

With an already depleted squad due to injuries and international call-ups, the news mid-week that both Johnny McNicholl and Tom Prydie have undergone surgery...

Thought for the Week – Temptations

The garage forecourt was full of cars for sale and I passed them by without a thought but there in the foyer was the...

Plucky Scarlets Secure Crucial Losing Bonus Point

Typically, an important top of the table clash is one of the fixtures of the season, but for the second year in a row,...

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

  A young lady turned into both our services on Sunday with her lovely Labradoodle dog Rosie.  From the Midlands,she shared with us that she...

Scarlets Second Best Against Determined Benetton

With a weekend dominated by talk of ‘that try’ and a pretty mixed bag of Pro14 results for the Welsh Regions, with the Cardiff...

Colbeck’s Corner

Let me ask you all a question: why is it so hard to lose weight? Why? Why can’t chocolate eclairs be healthy? I’ve gotta eat...

Scarlets Prepare for Fourth Benetton Battle

Wayne Pivac and co face their biggest challenge to date due to number of players unavailable for selection because of International duty for both...

Strong Sale Side Too Strong For Young Scarlets

With the start of the Six Nations imminent and a record 10 Scarlets players included in the team to face Scotland, including an all-Scarlet...

A Look Back to Parc y Scarlets’ Offical Opening in 2009

It was exactly nine years ago on Saturday, 31st January 2009 that Parc y Scarlets marked it’s official opening with an historic match against...

SPRING – THOUGHT OF THE WEEK

I’m not much of a gardener but at this time of year I always look forward to seeing the daffodil push their way through...

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK “PANTOMIME” 24TH JANUARY

‘O yes it is  – O no it’s isn’t’you’ve guessed.  I’ve just come back from the FriendshipTheatre groups pantomime ‘Cinderella’ at Y Ffwrness.  We...

Scarlets Secure Quarter Finals Against La Rochelle

It was quite a night in Parc y Scarlets on Saturday. A first half that brought breath-taking skills on the way to scoring tries...

Super Scarlets Secure Quarter Final Spot

Just over a month ago, this season’s European dreams were minutes away from being shattered - two losing bonus points in the opening rounds...

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK 17th January, 2018

There’s been a storm of reaction to the comments President Trump made at a meeting last week on future immigration policy in the USA. ...

This week’s Scarlets News…Bring on Toulon!

This week's Press Conference Updates, sponsored by First Choice Carpets & Flooring. Following an impressive European performance against Bath on Friday evening that got the...

Thought of the Week

For some time now, we’ve it’s been reported that our passion for plastic is causing untold damage to the environment and especially and marine...

Dominant Scarlets Drown Bath in European Thriller

A huge contingent made their way over the Severn Bridge as Bath became a sea of red ahead of the crunch fifth round match...

Scarlets Look Forward To A Huge European Weekend Against Bath

Sponsored by https://www.facebook.com/firstchoicepembrey/ The Scarlets have the luxury of a full training week this week for the first time since before the festive period as...

It’s Competition Time!

**COMPETITION** Win 2 tickets to a Scarlets Rugby Match 🏉 West Wales Chronicle's rugby correspondent Helzbach's mid-week Scarlets update has a new sponsor.! We're delighted...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review.

Written by Adam Roberts, 21st of December 2017. During the build up over the last two year  I’ve had many theories on the Star Wars...

Dominant Scarlets Slay the Dragons with Seven Try Romp

Following a successful festive period where the Scarlets completed the double over both the Ospreys and the Blues, the target for this season is...

Starting over in 2018

Blue Scarlet on...starting over I refuse to use the word resolutions. That would mean that by resolving, I would have to make a firm commitment...

Super Scarlets Cling on For Second Festive Derby Success

For the first time in two years, Cardiff Arms Park boasted a sell-out for this huge New Years fixture. Head Coach, Wayne Pivac named...

Scarlets Cling on to Steal Ospreys Victory Right at the Death

Now that the big man in red has paid his annual visit, the stage is set for the men in red to take main...

Puppy Farms – Lucy’s laW

Blue Scarlet on...Lucy's Law I am absolutely incandescent with rage after seeing some disgusting posts on Gumtree raffling puppies. These absolute pathetic excuses for humans...

10 from 10 keeps Scarlets’ European Dreams Alive

Despite a flight cancellation and an enforced change of airport after chartering a flight from Cardiff, the Scarlets finally arrived in Northern Italy for...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi review

Well it's finally here. Another year, another Star Wars movie. After what seemed like an eternity following Revenge of the Sith, The Force Awakens...

Super Scarlets Cling On For Important European Win

With the 10-point target met during the Autumn Internationals, the Pro14 takes a break for the next two weeks as attentions are turned to...

Anxiety

Blue Scarlet on...Anxiety My name is Clare. I suffer from chronic anxiety. See, that wasn't a difficult confession to make, but as it comes under...

Gutsy Young Scarlets Secure Losing Bonus Point Against Cheetahs

With the maximum five points in the bag last week, and Wayne Pivac’s target for the South African tour...
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