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Quins dominate Pembroke

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Pembroke Dock Harlequins RFC U16’s in their new team kit before Sunday’s match at Bierspool Ground.

Pembroke Dock Harlequins RFC U16’s in their new team kit before
Sunday’s match at Bierspool Ground.

WITH the Christmas and New Year festivities over, Pembroke Dock Harlequins U16’s entertained the friendly crowd with some powerful running rugby, and opened the score with a well worked try for pacey winger Ieuan Jenkins via a cross kick taken out wide. The Quins’ forwards powered on with dominance, and The Quins’ backs let loose with a powerful and commanding display by the beefy centre partnership of Arron Boswell and Hywel Baker.

Young Boswell was spurred on by the vocal support from his Granddad and rugby legend, Ossie Boswell, who was pleased to see the family tradition of only forwards being finally broken! Pembroke rallied well and pressed The Quins’ defence at times, and after a reshuffle in teams they finally crossed the line to score. The Quins were soon back on the attack, and Josh Watters (number 8) picked up at the base and made a surging touchline sprint that even the great George North would have been proud of, before diving over to score in the corner.

New signing, Gareth ‘Sparky’ James looked sharp under the high ball and attacked well on the wing, coming close to scoring in the corner. It was great to see two local sides all looking to play good running Rugby throughout with the Quins always in control. The Quins’ line out and scrum dominated throughout and allowed the coaches to move some of the players about and try out some new combinations. Pembroke never gave up and made some great yards through determined pick and go forward play, but a stout Quins defence kept them at bay.

The match referee was Mr Charley Watts, who officiated the game in good free-flowing spirit. The Quins forwards: Tom Watson, Tom Barrass, Tommy Clarkson, Tom Rowe, Matthew Washbourne, Jordan Middleton, Jordan Davies, Jordan Palmer, Josh Watters, Joe Gray & Scott Treyhern.

Backs: Ollie Lewis, Will Nicot, Aaron Cookson, Hywel Baker, Arron Boswell, Ieuan Jenkins, Ben Lascelles, Andrew Skone, Leighton Heart and Gareth “Sparky” James. The Pembroke Dock Harlequins RFC are also delighted for three of their U16’s Players, who have recently been selected for the Scarlet’s U16’s West Squad. The Scarlet’s West Squad will be competing in the U16’s regional structure against: North Wales, Cardiff, Swansea, Newport & Scarlet’s East.

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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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Haverfordwest County’s remaining phase 1 fixtures released

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HAVERFORDWEST County will return to action on Saturday, March 6, with a home game against Cardiff Met University.

The JD Cymru Premier has been granted elite status by the National Sports Group once again and the FAW has announced the rescheduled fixtures.

The first fixture upon the return will see Newtown AFC host Penybont on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 live on Facebook via Sgorio’s platforms.

Bala Town travel to The New Saints on Sgorio on March 6, 2021 with a 5pm kick off.

This will be followed by a full host of fixtures on Saturday, March 6, 2021.

The new calendar sees clubs play their final six matches of Phase One, which is now due to be completed on April 4, 2021.

Haverfordwest County’s remaining fixtures for phase 1 are listed below.

March 6 – 14:30

Haverfordwest County FC v Cardiff Met University FC

March 9 – 19:45

Aberystwyth Town FC v Haverfordwest County FC

March 13 – 14:30

Haverfordwest County FC v The New Saints FC

March 20 – 14:30

Connah’s Quay Nomads FC v Haverfordwest County FC

March 27 – 14:30

Newtown AFC v Haverfordwest County FC

April 2 – 17:00

Penybont FC v Haverfordwest County FC

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