Nominated by Cllr. Ms Lauren Heard
"Carys lives with her
parents Craig and Rebecca and her brother Lloyd in Cimla. She is a Year 8 pupil at Cefn Saeson Comprehensive School.
This nomination is to
recognize a Young Achiever, in particular her sporting achievements. Carys has from a very young age been a keen sports person excelling in both football and cricket. A list of her achievements include:-
At Ystradgynlais Girls FC she was voted Player of the Year 2018/2019 season.
Whilst playing for Briton Ferry Boys AFC she helped the side become West Glamorgan A League champions 2022 and West Glamorgan Cup Winners 2022. She was voted Supporters Player of the year 2022.
She played for West Wales Girls at regional level and was voted player of the year 2022.
She has been selected to join the Briton Ferry Girls Academy Under 13’s (formerly West Wales.
At the end of the Season she attended trials for
Welsh under 14’s trials.
Joined Briton Ferry Steel CC
Under 11’s League Winners 2019
Under 13’s League Winners 2021
Awarded most improved player 2021
Cricket Wales South (Regional level)
Selected for Cricket Wales South Girls Pathway September 2021
Under 12’s Welsh Squad.
After 4 trials against players from all over Wales selected for Cricket Wales U12’s April 2022 and was one of 12 selected to tour Rugby School for a 3 day Cricket Festival with Cricket Wales in August 2022. Carys is an outstanding sportswoman having achieved high honours in both sports. Neath Town Council recognize her talent by awarding her this Young Achiever Award."