gwyniad


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gwyniad

(ˈɡwɪnɪˌæd) or

gwiniad

n
(Animals) a freshwater white fish, Coregonus pennantii, occurring in Lake Bala in Wales: related to the powan
[C17: Welsh, from gwyn white, related to Scottish Gaelic fionn; see finnock]
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N.WALES RUGBY PREDICTIONS By HYWEL ROBERTS MY match of the day is at Maes Gwyniad where second-placed hosts Bala (P10 W8 L2) can upstage Division One North leaders Nant Conwy (P11 W10 L1) and avenge their narrow 22-20 defeat at Pant Carw earlier in the season.
Moving North, the champagne was flowing in Bala as the Maes Gwyniad outfit clinched the One North title with a 20-7 victory over Nant Conwy.
Meanwhile, the champagne was flowing in Bala as the Maes Gwyniad outfit clinched the One North title with a 20-7 victory over Nant Conwy.
Barry Evans of Bala's Y Gwyniad fishing shop believes the 15lb ferox may be a record catch for the lake.
GWYNIAD, roach and perch are feature fish in Bala Lake and although only match-fished once or twice a year, the vast water produced a 13lb 5oz winning catch in the North Wales winter league.
Third place Bala (P8 W6 L2) welcome 6th place Llangefni (P8 W5 L3) to Maes Gwyniad. Bala won 21-18 on Cefni's last visit in 2015/16.
In April 2007 in his last game at Maes Gwyniad, Bala, against Nant Conwy, a scrum collapsed and he heard his neck "crack".
We had been out filming the gwyniad - that unique fish which is a relic of the ice age - which only resides in Llyn Tegid.
THIRD-PLACED Bala welcome Caernarfon to Maes Gwyniad on the back of a bonus win at Bethesda in Division One North last week.
In April 2007 in his last game at Maes Gwyniad, Bala, against Nant Conwy, a scrum collapsed and Bryan 'Yogi' Davies, now 54, heard his neck "crack".
We had been making a TVfilm on the elusive Gwyniad on Llyn Tegidat Bala and were returning to the jetty at Glanllyn in that wonderful boat called Brenin Arthur when I saw thousands of mayflies erupting from the water.
Now the "Ystafell Yogi" extension will be officially opened at Maes Gwyniad on Saturday by Welsh Rugby Union president Dennis Gethin unveiling a marble plaque with the same lines of poetry by Beryl Griffiths which also appear on Bryan's gravestone: "Y gwr dewr a'r geiriau doeth Eu cofio fydd ein cyfoeth."