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Carmarthen

(kərmär`thən), Welsh Caerfyrddin, town (1981 pop. 13,860), Carmarthenshire, S Wales, on the Tywi (Towy) River. It is a port for small vessels, a transportation hub, a cattle market, and a dairy center. In the Middle Ages, Carmarthen was an important wool port. Its old castle (now in ruins) was the headquarters of Welsh chieftains. Carmarthen's parish church of St. Peter (14th cent.) is also noteworthy. A campus of the Univ. of Wales Trinity St. David is there.

Carmarthen

a market town in S Wales, the administrative centre of Carmarthenshire: Norman castle. Pop.: 14 648 (2001)
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Carmarthen's defence was solid but they were unable to make headway into the Cardiff half and late in the match Cardiff took the ball against the feed from a Carmarthen scrum five metres from the line and Shane Young powered his way over for his second try which Williams converted.
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Carmarthen had staged a breakaway on 76 minutes from a Porthmadog free-kick, for Jones to engage in a hectic chase with sub Nicky Burke.
After probing for long periods, Carmarthen finally got back on level terms after 58 minutes when a defender handled a Sasha Walters shot in the box and Walters stepped up to cooly slot home from the penalty spot.
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No-one would have grumbled if both sides had taken a point fromwhat turned out tobeanattractive encounter - and Carmarthen can count themselves unlucky not to have sneaked an equaliser.
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Public funeral service on Wednesday March 11 at Carmarthen Town Cemetery Chapel at 11am, followed by cremation at Parc Gwyn Crematorium, Narberth at 12.
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