Roberts Welcomed to the RCT Sporting Hall of Fame

By Rhys Roberts - January 26 2005
Roberts Welcomed to the RCT Sporting Hall of Fame Dragons D.S.C. Assistant Coach David Roberts was welcomed into the Rhondda Cynon Taff Sporting Hall of Fame for Taff Ely on Tuesday November 25th 2004.

Rhondda Cynon Taff Council has opened a new Sporting Hall of Fame to celebrate the sporting achievements of local sportspeople from within the County. The ceremony which took place at Hawthorn Leisure Centre, near Pontypridd saw a huge array of past and present sportspeople honoured from a variety of sports.

Dragons D.S.C. assistant Coach David Roberts was included in the Hall of Fame for his successes at two Paralympic Games, Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004 which has seen him collect a total of seven Gold medals, four Silver Medals and one Bronze medal.

Also welcomed to the Hall of Fame were:

Emma Brown - Disabled Sport (Weightlifting)

Tom David - Rugby

Glyn Davies - Rugby

Bernard Hedges - Cricket

Jenny James - Swimming

Neil Jenkins - Rugby

Paul John - Rugby

Cliff Jones - Rugby

Glen Moody - Boxing

Kelly Morgan - Badminton

Russell Robins - Rugby

Tracy Taylor - Karate

Freddie Welsh - Boxing

Bleddyn Williams - Rugby