Schools from Cardiff, Swansea, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Vale of Glamorgan, and Carmarthenshire were among the winners at the South Wales Primary Schools Tennis finals.

Around 3,000 pupils took part in qualifying matches around South Wales, with winner progressing to the finals at David Lloyd Cardiff.

It was great to see the continuing growth of involvement in non-traditional areas, such as Merthyr Tydfil and Torfaen, which saw more than 300 children taking part for the first time,” said Mark Lewis, Tennis Wales regional participation officer for South Wales.

Areas in their second year of full delivery such as Caerphilly and Rhondda Cynon Taff also saw growth from last year, with more than 200 attending in Caerphilly and 250 in RCT.

Events in the bigger cities were delivered to great success by the likes of Newport and Swansea Tennis Centres, Sport Cardiff, Diamond Tennis Academy, Tennis Squad and Vale Tennis Academy.

It really shows that kids right across South Wales are enthusiastic about playing tennis.”

The results were as follows:

Year 3 and 4 Boys (Red)

1st –Ysgol Gynradd Gymunedol Gymraeg, Llantrisant, Rhondda Cynon Taff

2nd – Rhiwbeina, Cardiff

Year 3 and 4 Girls (Red)

1st – Howells, Cardiff

2nd – Rougemont, Newport

Year 3 and 4 Mixed (Red)

1st – Oakleigh House, Swansea

2nd – Dinas Powys, Vale of Glamorgan

Year 5 Girls (Orange)

1st – St Andrews, Vale of Glamorgan

2nd – Newton, Swansea

Year 5 Boys (Orange)

1st – Evenlode, Vale of Glamorgan

2nd – Nantgaredig, Swansea

Year 5 Mixed (Orange)

1st – St Michaels, Carmarthenshire

2nd – Evenlode, Vale of Glamorgan

Year 6 Boys (Green)

1st – Evenlode, Vale of Glamorgan

2nd – Cathedral, Cardiff

Year 6 Girls (Green)

1st – Howells, Cardiff

2nd – Glasllwch, Newport

Year 6 Mixed (Green)

1st – Bishopston, Swansea

2nd – Evenlode, Vale of Glamorgan

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