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Neyland ease past Carew

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NEYLAND picked up a comfortable ten-wicket win over Carew on Saturday (Jul 20), thanks to half centuries from Nick Koomen and Ashley Sutton.

Carew were asked to bat after Neyland won the toss but they struggled to put runs on the board and were eventually bowled out for just 108.

Opener Tom Davies faced just five balls before he was caught by Sean Hannon off the bowling of Henry Durrant for a duck.

Ian Sefton did not last much longer before he was caught by Koomen off the bowling of Nathan Banner.

That made the score 13-2 and it soon became 19-3 as Banner had Nick Scourfield caught by Gregg Miller.

Durrant and Hannon combined again to dismiss Ceri Brace for a duck as Carew slipped further into trouble on 20-4.

Durrant then bowled Brian Hall and Banner caught and bowled Simon Wood as the former Division 1 Champions were reduced to 30-6.

The visitors’ tail then started to wag as Gareth Lewis and Luke Hicks shared 40 runs for the seventh wicket.

Hicks hit a four and two sixes in his knock of 24 but he was then caught by Koomen off the bowling of Andrew Miller.

Lewis also made a score of 24 but he was then stumped by Hannon off the bowling of Miller.

Nick Davies and Iori Hicks shared another 20 runs as they looked to get Carew into three figures.

Davies hit two fours and a six as he scored 15 but he was then caught by Gregg Miller off the bowling of Geraint Rees.

Hicks hit a late six out of the ground as he finished unbeaten on 13 but Rees wrapped up the innings when he bowled Tudor Hurle.

It meant that Neyland would need just 109 to win.

Koomen and Sutton were untroubled by the Carew attack as they saw their side to a 10-wicket win inside 23 overs.

Sutton hit six fours and three sixes as he finished unbeaten on 54 while Koomen hit seven fours as he finished not out on 51.

On Saturday (Jul 27), Neyland travel to Saundersfoot while Carew are at home to Whitland.

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Haverfordwest County ask fans to stay away as football returns to Bridge Meadow

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HAVERFORDWEST COUNTY has asked fans not to attend the Bridge Meadow Stadium today, March 6, as the club restarts its JD Cymru Premier campaign.

The Bluebirds take on Cardiff Met in a game that kicks off at 2:30pm but, like all fixtures in the Cymru Premier, the game is being played behind closed doors.

A club statement asks fans not to congregate outside the stadium and adds that there are ‘rigorous protocols’ for those who must attend.

A spokesperson said: “Haverfordwest County AFC would like to urge all fans to stay at home for (the) fixture against Cardiff Met. For the foreseeable future, all matches will remain behind closed doors.

“The club, along with Welsh Government guidelines, explicitly forbids the congregation of fans outside the stadium to watch the game. There are numerous precautions in place to ensure that those who must attend the game, stick to rigorous protocols to remain safe.

“All match highlights will be available post-match, via Sgorio. We look forward to welcoming fans back to the Bridge Meadow, when it is safe to do so.”

The Club says that this will apply to all future home matches.

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Signed Wales shirts gifted to RNLI go up for auction

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FOLLOWING a winning start to the Six Nations Tournament, the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) have scored a winning try for the RNLI, gifting six signed rugby shirts to help save lives at sea.

Each rugby shirt has been signed by the full WRU squad and are accompanied by a certificate of authentication – a winning prize for any Welsh rugby fan.

To avoid a ruck for the WRU shirts the charity has placed all six signed shirts on an online auction, ensuring a fair game for all who wish to win the golden prize. The auction will be live until Wednesday, March 31, which allows plenty of time for supporters to bid for the team in red.

Each signed shirt includes Wales Captain, Mumbles RNLI supporter and the most capped international player of all time Alun Wyn Jones; as well as Louis Rees-Zammit, the Man of the Match in the nail-biting Scotland v Wales game.

Nick Evans, RNLI Fundraising and Partnership Lead said: ‘On behalf of the charity I would like to say a big thank you to the Welsh Rugby Union for donating these fantastic prizes to the RNLI. RNLI volunteers are on call 24-7 and are often called away from important events such as family celebrations – or international rugby tournaments – to respond to the pager if someone is in trouble at sea.

‘Like all charities, 2020 was a challenging year for the RNLI when all traditional fundraising had to stop – all our shops were closed, there were no collections and all events had to be cancelled. This is why we at the RNLI are so grateful to all the team at WRU for their ongoing support. The auction is now live and we would like to encourage all Wales rugby supporters to throw the RNLI a lifeline and place their bid for the winning prize.’

To place a bid or find out more about the charity auction please visit https://www.jumblebee.co.uk/rnliwru.

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Five subs to be allowed for JD Cymru Premier clubs

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THE FAW’s National Leagues Board has confirmed that JD Cymru Premier clubs will be permitted to make five substitutions in matches, in accordance with the Laws of the Game, until the end of the 2020-21 top-flight season.

FIFA extended the use of the rule, which was first introduced following the COVID-19 outbreak, citing “player welfare” as part of the reason for the temporary amendment to Law 3 of the Laws of the Game.

FIFA stated that “Some competitions which resumed in 2020 may have a shorter-than-usual recovery/preparation period before the start of their next season.”

“For many competitions, the 2020/21 season will involve matches being played in a condensed period due to a delayed start and the inability to end later than usual because of major international tournaments.”

With the JD Cymru Premier set to restart on March 2, the National Leagues Board has approved the use of the rule in the JD Cymru Premier until the end of the current campaign.

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