Final Gwent League match is cancelled due to bad weather

THE shocking weather of late has claimed another victim with the fifth and final fixture in the Gwent Cross Country League having been cancelled.

The decision as taken yesterday to call off the meeting at Singleton Park, Swansea, as the course is completely sodden due to the unprecedented amount of rain over the past few weeks and city council officials from the parks department are unwilling to risk further damage to the grounds.

So the Gwent League has issued a statement confirming that the overall standings for both the senior and junior age groups will now be based on the previous results as they stand.

‘However, we will check over the next couple of days to ensure that all rules are correctly applied in particular for separating ties,’ said a statement issued on the Gwent League website.

‘Medals will be available for collection at the Gwent League AGM, provisionally booked for Friday 12th June in Cardiff. However, clubs may be able to pick up medals sooner – details to follow.’