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Nomads beat 10-man Goodwick

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Neyland 2
Goodwick United 0

neyland AfcNEYLAND moved up to fifth in the league with a 2-0 win over Goodwick United on Saturday afternoon. Neyland started the game well but Goodwick almost took the lead against the run of play. With twenty minutes gone, a superb through ball from Rob Morgans put Rhys Dalling clear but his effort beat the advancing Patrick Hannon but went wide of the right hand post. A minute later Neyland had another throw in 20 yards out. This was taken by Gary Power and the ball was returned to him and his cross eluded everyone and found the far corner of the Goodwick net.

Goodwick responded well when a shot from Morgans was diverted to Dalling but his first time shot was brilliantly pushed round the post by Hannon. He was at it again soon after when he kept out another Dalling shot. Moments later, Goodwick were awarded a free kick and Neyland’s Henry Durrant stood on the ball to prevent the free kick being taken. He was pushed out of the way by Wayne O’Sullivan and referee Tudor Walters felt that O’Sullivan was over aggressive and gave a red card. In the second half Neyland defended a lot deeper and their central defenders, Paul Hannon and Nick Koomen, denied Goodwick the space to release the dangerous Dalling.

They tried to hit Goodwick on the break but Llyr Tobin was outstanding in defence for the away team. With fifteen minutes left Dalling collected the ball 25 yards out and his fierce right footed shot beat Hannon but hit the crossbar and bounced back into play. Neyland cleared the ball down the other end to keeper James Gwilt who dribbled past two Neyland players advancing to the half way line. Unfortunately for Goodwick he lost possession and the ball came to Scott Jones who hit a tremendous shot from over 50 yards into the net.

This was a body blow to the 10 men who had worked so hard looking for an equaliser. Neyland saw out the remaining minutes without much alarm to claim an important win while defeat for Goodwick sees them drop to eighth. Neyland team: Patrick Hannon, Sean Hannon, Andrew Kemp, Paul Hannon, Nick Koomen, Scott Jones, Gary Power, Henry Durrant, Wayne Parry, Nathan Warlow, Mike Chandler. Subs: Gary Power, Leigh Power, Joe Charlton.

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Blues battle to win over Aberaeron in KO Cup

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HAVERFORDWEST booked their place in the quarter finals of the Pembrokeshire KO Cup, where they will meet Pembroke Dock Harlequins, after beating Aberaeron on Wednesday night (Oct 20).

Despite the atrocious weather conditions, which saw rain batter the Pembroke Road playing surface for much of the game, both sides played an excellent game.

In the end it was the Blues who came out on top with a 44-6 win.

Outside Half Jake Morgan got the Blues rolling early on with a penalty and Rhys Baker then scored the game’s first try to make it 8-0.

Second Row Jack Clancy got his name on the score sheet but the conversion was missed.

Aberaeron then got themselves on the board with a penalty but the Blues were soon back on the attack with Will Blackburn next to go over.

That was converted by Morgan to give the home side a 20-3 lead.

Lewis Tingay and Rhys Baker added further tries for the Blues while Aber added a further penalty as the sides went in at half time with the score reading 30-6.

Early in the second half Tingay added his second try of the night and Morgan added the conversion.

That all but ended any hopes the away side had of getting themselves back in the game and the Blues continued to play despite the pouring rain.

Tingay then completed his hat trick with a try under the posts giving Morgan a simple conversion to make it 44-6.

There was no scoring in the final twenty minutes but the Blues had done the job and booked their place in the last eight.

Their quarter final with the Quins will be played on or before January 22.

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Pembrokeshire Schools Under 10s get season up and running

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PEMBROKESHIRE Schools Under 10s played their first game of the new season last Sunday (Oct 17) against a strong OT Academy Squad.

The Pembrokeshire boys played four small sided games, drawing one and losing three. The boys are next in action next month when they hope to play Carmarthenshire Schools.

Pembrokeshire Schools Under 10s: Spencer James (Cleddau Reach), Noah Bicknell (Prendergast), Harri Jones (Holy Name), Jamie Cook (Pembroke Dock), Toby Jones (Holy Name), Isaac Jenkins (Narberth), Iori Williams (Narberth), Cai Price (Ysgol Caer Elen), Celt Edwards (Frenni), Joe Davies (Ysgol Glannau Gwaun), Jaden Petrie (Prendergast), Logan Lewis (Pembroke Dock), Zach Loveridge (Waldo Williams), James Burns (Lamphey).

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Pembrokeshire Junior Netball League results

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The results for the Pembrokeshire Junior Netball League for Saturday, October 16 were as follows:

• Under 12’s:

Chaos Thunder 11-1 Pembroke 2

Players player:

Chaos: Leah Davies

Pembroke: Holly Jones

Sapphires Whites 0-19 Pembroke 1

Players player:

Sapphires: Orla Maulio Martina

Pembroke: Skye Sutton

• Under 14’s:

Chaos Hurricanes 4-20 Sapphires Black

Players player:

Chaos: Bo Davies

Sapphires: Anya Beynon

• Under 16’s:

Chaos Blue 40-7 Pembroke

Players player:

Chaos: Lucy John

Pembroke: Megan Bowen

Sapphires Black 45-12 St David’s

Players player:

Sapphires: Ella Wainwright

St David’s: Skye Bramley

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