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In Memoriam

Goronwy Morgan 68-84
Goronwy joined the College at the beginning of the 1968 academic year from Bablake School, Coventry, as a full-time teacher of Physical Education. In his first year at Llandovery, Warden, Gerallt Jones, described Goronwy as ‘having done a great deal of work in transforming the world of sport at the College', adding basketball, badminton, and volleyball to the traditional canon of sports offered at Llandovery in the late 1960s. With the departure of Carwyn James in the summer of 1969, Goronwy took over the responsibilities of coaching the 1st XV. For generations of Llandoverians, Goronwy built quality and success into the sporting world of the school. Whilst much has been written about the sporting prowess of ‘Pope’ and Carwyn, Goronwy brought his own unique talents to the coaching of rugby at Llandovery College. His brand of playing Sevens was ahead of its time, with the introduction of weight training, giving Llandovery the advantage over numerically much bigger schools. Having already won Roslyn Park Sevens with Bablake, Gornowy’s brand of coaching succeeded in successfully taking College to the finals in 1970 and 1971. His sporting reputation and inspiration, as well as his kindness, warmth, and generosity, lasted long after his departure from College. One of Goronwy's lasting legacies was the creation of the golf course which he conceived, designed and created and is still much enjoyed by many in both College and town alike to this day.
John R Cheetham
John R Cheetham (47-53)
D H Meuryn Evans
D H Meuryn Evans (64-65)
Owen Randel Jones
Owen Randel Jones 1940-1946
BHJ Jones
B J H Jones 1950 - 1958
John David Pugh Evans
John David Pugh Evans (49-56)
William Vaughan Morgan Davies
William Vaughan Morgan Davies (58-62)
David John Vernon Price
David John Vernon Price died in Canada on October 27, 2022, a few weeks short of his 98th birthday. He was born in 1924 in Llandovery, subsequently moved to Birmingham, before returning to Coll as a boarder. He left Coll in 1942 and emigrated to Canada ten years later. He returned to Wales several times in the 1990’s to connect with old classmates and friends at Coll rugby matches, a game he played, watched, and truly enjoyed.
William Howell Maybery
Howell Maybery died peacefully at his home in Neath on Thursday 22nd December 2022, aged 87 years. He was a boarder at Coll in the 1940’s where he was a proud member of the XV. Howell came from a family of Llandoverians, including his father, two uncles, his brother, three cousins, a nephew and his two daughters Emma and Sally Ann Maybery.
Maurice Tudor