Connect with us
Advertisement
Advertisement

Sport

Seven goal Griffiths fires Goodwick top

Published

on

GOODWICK United’s Jordan Griffiths scored seven goals as his side scored ten past Lamphey in their 10-2 win at Pheonix Park on Saturday (Oct 14).

The home side dominated for large periods of the game and were well deserving of their victory.

Jordan Griffiths had already scored four for the home side while Johnny Horgan also got on the score sheet when he latched on to a through ball to poke the ball past the Lamphey keeper.

Josh Dearsley came close for the visitors in the first half but his shot came back off the bar.

Lamphey pulled on back after a good move saw the ball played over the left for Mikey Davies who crossed into the box for Billy Davies who fired it into the top corner.

Billy turned provider for Mikey to score their second goal of the game and they could have scored a few more had they taken some of their chances.

Goodwick scored their sixth goal when the referee adjudged that Griffith’s shot, which hit the bar and bounced down on the line and out, had gone over the line.

Steve Dockerty and Chris O’Sullivan also scored for the home side as they held a 7-2 lead.

Goal: Johhny Horgan scores for Goodwick

In the closing stages Griffiths turned well before shooting into the bottom left corner to make it 8-2.

It was nine soon after as Griffiths ran on to another through ball before firing again into the bottom left corner.

Griffiths then beat the offside trap before firing into the net to complete a memorable day for himself and for the home side.

He could have had another soon after when he got on the end of a cross but his header went wide of the posts and the game ended 10-2.

Goodwick now sit top of the table while Jordan Griffiths doubled his tally of league goals for the season to 14 to make him the league’s top scorer.

On Saturday, October 21, Lamphey are again in league action as they welcome Neyland.

On the same day, Goodwick are in action in the third round of the FAW Trophy against Swansea League Champions Penlan, who were runners up in the competition last season, in what is sure to be an excellent game between two top sides.

Sport

Division 3: Three-horse race

Published

on

THE Division 3 title race and promotion will be decided on Saturday (Aug 24) with three teams all still in the hunt.

Last week, Llanrhian, who had been top prior to their game, saw their match at Llangwm Seconds called off after they claimed their pitch was wet.

Herbrandston then beat Lamphey to move top of Division 3 while the Stags picked up enough points to knock Llanrhian down to third.

Going into the final round of games, Herbrandston are 19 points ahead of Lamphey and 22 points above Llanrhian.

Herbie face a trip to Narberth Seconds knowing a win will see them crowned Champions while a draw would also be enough.

A defeat could allow Lamphey in to be crowned Champions but that would also rely on Herbie not picking up more than 11 points.

Lamphey face fourth placed Laugharne in what is likely to be a tough game for both sides.

Llanrhian still have an outside chance of claiming the title but they would need to rely on Herbie and Lamphey losing their games.

Llanrhian will look to put last week’s disappointment behind them as they host Stackpole.

A win for Llanrhian coupled with a Lamphey defeat or draw could still see them promoted.

Elsewhere, the bottom four sides play each other with one final relegation place to be decided.

Whitland seconds currently sit second from bottom and they travel to fourth from bottom Haverfordwest thirds.

A win for Whitland could move them above Town and if Llangwm also won that could see Town drop down a Division.

Llangwm seconds take on already relegated Lawrenny seconds. Llangwm sit eight points above Whitland and know anything other than a win could let Whitland go above them.

Continue Reading

Sport

Division 2: Narberth and Llechryd face off for title

Published

on

LLECHRYD will host Narberth on Saturday (Aug 24) with the winners being crowned champions of Division 2.

Both will be playing their cricket in Division 1 next season but the destination of the title will be decided on Saturday.

Going into the game, Llechryd sit top of the Division, 17 points ahead of Narberth. A home win will see Llechryd crowned champions but should Narberth take the win it will be they who go up as champions.

When the two teams met earlier in the season it was Narberth who came out on top with a seven wicket win.

With promotion and relegation decided there is little for the others to play for but some can still improve their final positions.

Pembroke sit third and on Saturday they are away to Kilgetty knowing if they slip up, Hook could claim third place if they beat Carew Seconds.

Relegated sides Johnston and Cresselly seconds will play each other at Glebelands with the winners earning their second win of the season.

Pembroke Dock also take on Haverfordwest seconds and a win for Town in that game will see them jump above the Dock.

Continue Reading

Sport

New Solva kit to continue Luke’s Stand Up To Cancer message

Published

on

THE family of inspirational cancer fundraising campaigner Luke Harding has donated a new kit to Solva AFC in his memory, which features four words that perfectly sum up the way he battled the illness – Stand Up To Cancer.

Luke, who played for Solva for around a decade, raised more than £30,000 for Withybush Hospital’s Ward 10 and local charities following his diagnosis with stage four lung cancer in 2016.

Medi George, Secretary of Solva AFC said: “Luke played football with the same dedication and energy with which he battled cancer and it is an honour for our club to be able to continue his message in this way.

“We are extremely grateful to Alex, Peter and the Harding family for this kind gesture and it is fitting that our players were able to wear the kit for the first time in the final of the first annual Luke Harding Memorial Cup.”

The kit was unveiled at Fishguard Sports’ ground before the final of the competition, with Goodwick United 2nds running out eventual 3-1 winners against Solva 2nds. The tournament also included Fishguard Sports and Letterston, which Luke also represented.

Ruth Amies, Cancer Research UK spokesperson for Wales, said: “We are extremely grateful to Luke’s family and to Solva AFC for supporting Stand Up To Cancer which funds life-saving research in Wales and across the UK. The new kit is a wonderful tribute to Luke who fundraised tirelessly throughout his diagnosis and we are thrilled the players wore the new kit for the first time this week.”

Continue Reading
Top News4 hours ago

Council’s shed proecution ruled an abuse of process

A MILFORD HAVEN businessman has succeeded in overturning a decision that he breached planning rules. James Kershaw, of Lower Priory,...

News1 day ago

Haverfordwest: Police promise extra patrols for GCSE results night

THERE will be an increased police presence in Haverfordwest tonight, in response to an anticipated influx of young people who...

News2 days ago

Woman and partner fled Mount blaze through window

A WOMAN and her partner had to jump out of the window of their flat, to escape the blaze that...

News2 days ago

£1500 worth of nail guns stolen in Haverfordwest

DYFED-POWYS POLICE are appealing for information on a theft that occurred in Haverfordwest, in which three nail guns were stolen....

News2 days ago

Arrest and court for pair accused of Mount flats fire

TWO people were arrested after a fire was started at a block of flats at the Mount Estate, Milford Haven....

News4 days ago

Plans to re-open night club put forward

THE FORMER Chequers nightclub in Penally could be granted a new license if plans are given the go-ahead. Now under...

News4 days ago

Casualty airlifted from Monkstone beach

A casualty was airlifted to hospital after becoming ill on the way to Monkstone beach on Saturday evening, August 17....

News1 week ago

Dale Road: Several have minor injuries after two vehicle accident

EMERGENCY SERVICES are attending a two-vehicle road traffic accident on the B4327 Dale Road. Two fire crews from Haverfordwest as...

News1 week ago

Tenby: Hotel goes into administration as new owner’s business empire collapses

A POPULAR Pembrokeshire hotel has gone into administration. The Fourcroft Hotel in Tenby how faces an uncertain future. It’s parent...

News1 week ago

Woman rescued from Caldey after suspected arm fracture

A WOMAN, suffering a suspected fractured arm after a fall on Caldey, was taken to hospital on Thursday, August 15....

Popular This Week