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Man killed after being hit by car in Llandeilo

A 49-year-old man from the Penygroes area has died after being hit by a car near Llandeilo last night.

The road was closed for some time last night as emergency services were called to the scene of the collision. Credit: Google Street View

The accident happened at around 9pm on the A476 just out of Ffairfach when the man was struck by a red Vauxhall Corsa travelling in the same direction.

The driver of the car stopped and contacted the emergency services but the man died at the scene.

Dyfed Powys Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have been travelling on the road between Ffairfach and Carmel around the time of the collision who may have either seen the car travelling on the road or may have seen someone walking on the road.

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FT: Ireland 10 - 16 Wales

Wales have taken the lead against Ireland today, winning 10-16 against their hosts at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, with Justin Tipuric being named as Wales' man of the match.

Wales' George North and Justin Tipuric battle for the ball with Ireland's Dave Kearney. Credit: PA

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Danny Jones tribute: Praise for Lizzie Jones' performance at Challenge Cup Final

The widow of Danny Jones, has sung in his memory at the Challenge Cup Final in Wembley.

Lizzie Jones - a professional singer - performed 'Abide With Me' before 70,000 fans.

Lizzie Jones sings Abide with Me before the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final at Wembley Stadium Credit: Paul Harding/PA Wire
Lizzie leaves the pitch with her children after singing Credit: Paul Harding/PA Wire

HT: Ireland 10 - 10 Wales

Wales currently draw with Ireland in their second warm up match ahead of this year's Rugby World Cup.

Justin Tipuric secured the only try for Warren Gatland's side in the first half.

Wales' Scott Williams in action against Ireland's Nathan White. Credit: PA

Ireland fought back in the last remaining minutes with Iain Henderson scoring a try to mark half-time.

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