Connect with us
Advertisement
Advertisement

Sport

Griffiths storms the course to win Tenby 10K

Published

on

SWANSEA Harrier Josh Griffiths stormed the Tenby 10K course on Sunday (Jul 29) to finish with an overall time of 32 minutes and 32 seconds.

Overnight and morning rain had made the course wet but Griffiths mastered the conditions to fly home.

His nearest challenger was some three minutes behind him as David Keenan crossed the line in a time of 35:48.

Third across the line was Joshua Liddle with a time of 35:55.

Completing the top five was Gary Davies (36:36) and Robin Stacey (36:57).

The first woman across the line was Michelle with a time of 41 minutes and 27 seconds. Close behind in second was Sioned Howells with a time of 41:48.

The third woman to finish was Caryl Davies with a time of 42:16 while fourth place went to Rhian Evans (42:58), just a second ahead of fifth placed Cassandra Miles (42:59).

Over 500 people took part in the event but over 150 who registered did not start the race.

There were a number of representatives from the Llanelli Athletics Club and T.R.O.T. St Clears as well as the Pembrokeshire Harriers.

After the race Josh Griffiths took to Twitter to share his thoughts on the race saying: “Not a bad place to finish a race. Nice to win and good fun at the Tenby 10k this morning.”

Sport

Derby spoils for Carew

Published

on

CAREW Seconds earned the bragging rights on Saturday (Jun 15) as they beat rivals Cresselly Seconds by nine wickets.

Cresselly won the toss and batted first but they could only score 116-9 in their innings.

Jacob Knox removed both Cresselly openers as he had Lyn Richards caught by Rhys Canton on a score of 11 and Jamie Goldsworthy caught by Barry Evans.

12-year-old Charlie Arthur impressed with a score of 18 before he was bowled by Aaron Hinman.

Canton then had Mark Meyrick caught by Eugene McCarney and Barry Evans had Tim Webb caught by Haydn Shapcott.

Steffan Jenkins top scored for Cresselly with 31 but he was caught by Knox off the bowling of Evans.

McCarney then bowled Corey Lewis and he did the same to Neil Lewis on a score of 15.

Cresselly limped to their total and Carew were confident they could knock off the runs needed for victory.

Corey Arthur picked up the only wicket to fall early on but Eugene McCarney and Rob Hicks batted well together to see their side to their target.

Hicks finished unbeaten on 49 while McCarney was not out on 54 as Carew won with plenty of time to spare.

On Saturday (Jun 22), Carew seconds travel to Hook while Cresselly seconds are at home to Johnston.

Continue Reading

Sport

Dock frustrate leaders Llechryd

Published

on

PEMBROKE Dock frustrated Division 2 leaders Llechryd on Saturday as they held them to a draw at Imble Lane.

Llechryd batted first after the Dock won the toss and they scored an excellent total of 258-5 from their innings.

They lost opener James Betterley early on when he was caught by Niall Brunton off the bowling of Billy Wood.

However, May’s player of the month, John Curran continued his excellent form as he went on to score another century.

He was well supported by Johnnie Lewis who scored 63 before he was bowled by Nick Daley.

Daley also trapped Rhys Beard leg before and he then also had Curran caught by Scott Griffiths on a score of 106.

Wood also bowled Graham Keen but Steve Smith and Thomas Davies continued to pile on the runs.

Both finished unbeaten with Davies scoring 20 and Smith scoring 37.

The Dock lost opener Glyn Griffiths early in their reply as he was trapped leg before by Rhys Beard for a seven-ball duck.

Billy Wood did not last long either before he was bowled by Beard and when Nick Daley was out for a score of 13 to the bowling of Graham Keen, the Dock were struggling on 32-3.

Scott Griffiths and Craig Butland steadied the ship with a partnership worth 90 runs for the fourth wicket.

Griffiths hit four fours in his knock of 38 but he was then caught off the bowling of Beard.

Butland hit ten fours as he made a good score of 66 before he was bowled by James Betterley.

Tom Grimwood was also bowled by Betterley while Tom Beard claimed two wickets late on as they looked for the victory.

Try as they might they could not take any further wickets and the Dock finished short on 162-7.

Llechryd remain top and on Saturday (Jun 22), they travel to second placed Narberth.

Pembroke Dock remain third from bottom in the table and in their next game they take on the side directly above them in Haverfordwest II.

Continue Reading

Sport

Lawrenny through to last four

Published

on

LAWRENNY made it through to the last four of the Harrison Allen Bowl on Monday night (Jun 17) as they beat Carew by 47 runs.

Last season’s Bowl runners up batted first and scored 141-9 in their innings with Brad McDermott-Jenkins top scoring with 32.

Ryan Morton also batted well for his knock of 27 and Joe Kidney added 26 late on to give his side something to defend.

Rhys Davies was in good form for Carew as he took five wickets for the loss of 26 runs. Tom Davies also bowled well as he claimed three wickets.

Carew then struggled in their reply however as they could only finish on 94-9 after their 22 overs. Tim Hicks was the highest scorer for his team with 29 but it wasn’t enough for the home side.

Rob Williams was the pick of the bowlers for the visitors as he claimed four wickets for the loss of only 15 runs.

McDermott-Jenkins also took four wickets for the loss of 26 runs as Lawrenny bowled well to keep the score down.

Tonight, Whitland take on Narberth and Herbrandston are at home to Haverfordwest.

The fourth quarter final takes place on Thursday when Cresselly host Saundersfoot.

Continue Reading
News14 hours ago

Pembrokeshire Coast project in exciting UK partnership launch

FIVE of the UK’s National Parks, including the Pembrokeshire Coast, are running major conservation projects as part of an exciting...

News15 hours ago

Fishguard: First visit to the Port of the cruise ship Nautica

STENA LINE at Fishguard Port and the Fishguard Bay Welcome Team welcomed the first visit to the Port of the...

News1 day ago

Letterston: 81-year-old lady remanded into custody for too many 999 calls

AN 81-year-old lady will be kept in custody until her trial on July 15. Beryl Billington, of Letterston, appeared before...

News1 day ago

Haverfordwest: Sex assault accused have case sent to Crown Court

THREE Haverfordwest teenagers WHO have been charged in connection with allegations of rape and sexual assault, have had their cases...

News2 days ago

Get hooked – Pembrokeshire Fish Week casts off on Saturday!

LOVE good food, enjoy coastal activities and the great outdoors, or just want some fun with family and friends? Then...

Education3 days ago

Prestigious Open University award presented to Monkton Primary School

MONKTON Priory Primary School’s successful mission to engage parents and the wider community in adult learning has been recognised with...

News4 days ago

Could Haverfordwest Youth Club’s puppet project help you find happiness?

AN EXCITING creative project has been launched by Haverfordwest Youth Club giving young people the chance to create a large-scale...

News4 days ago

Milford Haven: Woman who assaulted police for second time this year jailed

A MILFORD HAVEN woman who admitted assaulting two police officers was sent to jail on Friday (Jun 14), ‘for a...

Community5 days ago

Pembrokeshire Springboard students become best sellers!

SPRINGBOARD students who took part in its ‘Be a Best Seller Course’ were invited to Glan-yr-Afon library and cultural centre...

News5 days ago

Haverfordwest: Rape and sexual assault charges follow alleged 2017 incident

THREE Haverfordwest teenagers have been charged in connection with allegations of rape and sexual assault, and will be up in...

Popular This Week