WRU Division 1 Cup: Whitland suffer defeat to Ammanford

Whitland lost 46-13 to Ammanford in the cup <i>(Image: Western Telegraph)</i>
Whitland lost 46-13 to Ammanford in the cup (Image: Western Telegraph)

WHITLAND had a tough start to their WRU Division 1 Cup campaign.

Fantastic photos show a keenly fought contest between Ammanford at the weekend

All photos supplied by Paul Rodgers.

However the Green Machine came away needing somewhat of a service after suffering a 46-13 loss at home ground Llwyn Ty Gwyn.

Western Telegraph: Lewis Gibbin scoring a second half try in the corner
Western Telegraph: Lewis Gibbin scoring a second half try in the corner

Lewis Gibbin scoring a second half try in the corner (Image: Western Telegraph)

Western Telegraph: Mark Jones with Gino Setaro in the background
Western Telegraph: Mark Jones with Gino Setaro in the background

Mark Jones with Gino Setaro in the background (Image: Western Telegraph)

Western Telegraph: James Lewis rampaging through
Western Telegraph: James Lewis rampaging through

James Lewis rampaging through (Image: Western Telegraph)

Whitland battled hard with Gino Setaro getting on the scoresheet and Lewis Gibby getting the try for the hosts.

The rest of Whitland’s scores came off the boot of Geraint Jones.

Whitland are in group L of the WRU Division 1 Cup alongside Ammanford, Newcastle Emlyn and Tondu.

Western Telegraph: Whitland captain Benji Kirk
Western Telegraph: Whitland captain Benji Kirk

Whitland captain Benji Kirk (Image: Western Telegraph)

Western Telegraph: Geraint Jones in action
Western Telegraph: Geraint Jones in action

Geraint Jones in action (Image: Western Telegraph)

Western Telegraph: Ianto Davies speeding through
Western Telegraph: Ianto Davies speeding through

Ianto Davies speeding through (Image: Western Telegraph)

The Green Machine’s next match is a return to the Admiral National League 1 West where they play Pembroke away on September 24.

After one game Whitland sit bottom of the table suffering an opening defeat to Felinfoel 52-3.

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