We're proud to announce that we are now an official sponsor of Wales' very own Brett Johns ahead of his Ultimate Fighter finale fight in Las Vegas on 1st December. We had the opportunity to catch up with Brett and train with him at his local gym, it's so refreshing to meet such a genuine and humble guy - we're extremely proud and excited to be a part of Bretts journey. Watches of Wales and the rest of Wales are behind you Brett, go out there and do what you do best... WIN!
Scarlets winger Steff Evans enjoyed success at the End of Season Awards Dinner after his spectacular performance in the season this year, prompting him to keep his promise to dedicate his time to the region by signing a new contract which will keep him based in West Wales for the time being, meaning the area hasn’t lost one of its best and brightest to a major team or a big league.
At the End of Season Awards Dinner where all team players, coaches and sponsors get together and celebrate the successes they’ve enjoyed over the past season, Steff Evans was handed the Heineken Fans Player of the Season and therefore won the public vote. Being chosen by the public to win an award means a lot, it shows that you are a true sportsman who strives to not only be a team player, but become a team ambassador of sorts to the people who watch the games, after all, what use are great skills if you can’t interact well with the people who have paid to see you play?
The Heineken Fans Player of the Season wasn’t the only award Mr Evans picked up either, as the player with the most tries this season he also won the Top Try Scorer award, having scored 11 tries over the season. Even further still, Mr Evans was also named the Players Player and selected to be a part of the Wales squad for the Summer tour which will take on the likes of Samoa and Tonga, as well as other teams too. The Players Player award is sponsored by City & Trust Finance as well as Watches of Wales.
Watches of Wales was very pleased for Mr Evans when he won the Players Player, and presented him with a timepiece to mark the special occasion in his career. As a sponsor of sports, Watches of Wales serves a lot of requests from team players both on local, regional and national scale and is proud to Sponsor the Players Player and the Scarlets as well.
Anyone who follows football will know of Aaron Ramsay, one the top players for Arsenal Football Club and Wales National team. He’s had a lot of success over the past decade nearly and has become quite the household name. Now, Aaron is more than just a professional football player, but he is also a keen watch enthusiast which undoubtedly led him to the team at Watches of Wales, based in the Morgan Arcade in Cardiff.
That’s actually not such a surprise, Aaron himself is from the Welsh valleys calling Caerphilly his home town. Aaron has always been mad about football, as indeed a lot of young people are these days. As a schoolboy he played football for Cardiff City Football Club, nicknamed the Bluebirds, on their junior team. Interestingly he also became the club’s youngest player for the senior team and made over twenty appearances for them including at the 2008 final of the FA Cup, after which he moved to Arsenal in the same year.
Unfortunately not too long into his career there he was forced to take a year off after suffering an injury in the form of a broken leg whilst playing against Stoke City, but he was back on form for the 2011-2012 football season. Whether you are a devout football fan, a Gunner incarnate or just someone who likes to sit and watch the sports on a sunny afternoon you will be familiar with Arsenal’s performances in 2013-2014 season where Ramsay scored 16 goals over the season including, rather impressively, the winning goal in their final against Hull City, as well as performing well over the following season and even scoring yet another FA Cup winning goal in the 2017 season.
Aaron also plays for the Welsh national team too, joining them in 2008. He was a key part of their playing in the UEFA European Championship of 2016 and was subsequently a part of the Team of the Tournament title. Aaron has even represented Team GB in the Olympics, playing football for them in 2012, although the team came nowhere near the medal podium.
As mentioned, Aaron is a keen watch enthusiast and has used the services of Watches of Wales on many occasions in the past. He says Watches of Wales are “Top guys and a great company, the best in Wales for quality jewellery”, high praise indeed. But it seemed this praise wasn’t enough for Aaron, as he was also kind enough to send one of his own shirts to the team, which he has personally signed himself. This shirt will be hung up on the wall in the store for all visiting guests and clientele to see and appreciate, and also as a marker of Watches of Wales’ commitment to the best watches and the best customer service. We certainly hope Mr Ramsay will return for another visit in the future.
Watches of Wales wishes to thank Aaron for his generosity and for his loyalty as a customer, and is one of the many VIP Clients that the company interacts with.
Watches of Wales is a company made up of proud and dedicated sports fans, and is delighted to extend its sponsorship of the Cardiff Blues into another season.