PEMBROKESHIRE Young Farmers’ showed their talents recently, as they took part in the on-stage Entertainment Competition.
Each club hosted a half-an-hour extravaganza in both English and Welsh.
The Welsh language competition, held at Ysgol y Preseli, was won by Llysyfran YFC, whose show, “An Evening with Llysyfran YFC” wowed judge Ifan Gruffydd. Eglwyswrw YFC came in second and Hermon YFC came in third. Tomos Lewis and Ffion Phillips of Hermon YFC were awarded Best Actor and Best Actress, respectively.
Ysgol Bro Gwaun was the venue for the English Entertainment competition. Eight clubs took to the stage: Hermon, South Pembs/Templeton, Martletwy, Llawhaden, Clunderwen, Keyston, Llysyfran and Fishguard. After two nights of prelims, judge Laura Blundall Gilbert chose four clubs for the final; Clunderwen, Keyston, Llysyfran and Fishguard.
The four finalists performed to a bumper crowd, each raising their game. Fishguard YFC were named the winners. There were individual awards for Nick Belton and Marged Simons who won Best Actor and Actress. Chris Davies won most promising performer and South Pembs/Templeton won best costumes. Hermon won best act, Llawhaden won the Arwel Morgan trophy and Llysyfran won the technical achievement trophy.
Pembrokeshire Young Farmer of the Year and Junior Member of the Year were also contested recently. Fishguard’s Jill Luke-Evans won Young Farmer while Cerys Jones from Brawdy Hayscastle won Junior Member. Dan Griffiths, Hermon won the situations vacant competition.
All Wales final
Fishguard joined Llysyfran YFC in the All Wales final at Port Talbot on March 4 and 5 and here, both clubs finished third in their respective competitions, a fantastic result. Fishguard gained some more success as Charles George was awarded the most promising actor prize for his portrayal of a tramp. Jill Luke-Evans received a nomination for her performance along with coming in the top 3 as Senior Member of Wales.
Written by Sam Kurtz Press Officer