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Nomads thrash Tigers

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Neyland 6
Johnston 0

NEYLAND closed the gap on second placed Merlins Bridge with a big win over Johnston on Saturday (Jan 24).

On fire: Sean Hannon’s goal helped Neyland to a third straight win

On fire: Sean Hannon’s goal helped Neyland to a third straight win

The Nomads are now just two points behind the Wizards after their third straight win.

Both sides had chances early on in what was a keenly contested game.

It was the home side that made the breakthrough with half an hour gone as Aaron McQuillan was given the freedom of the Johnston penalty area to head home.

Any hopes Johnston had of mounting a comeback where quickly dampened in the first ten minutes of the second half.

Firstly, just a minute into the second half a cross into the box was turned on to the post by Michael Chandler but the ball rebounded into the net off an unfortunate Tigers defender.

Chandler did get on the score sheet just three minutes later with an outstanding goal. With his back to goal he controlled the ball before turning and half volleying the ball into the top corner from 25 yards out.

Then ten minutes into the second half it was 4-0 when Wayne Parry drilled Aaron McQuillan’s cross back across goal and into the net.

The Nomads added a fifth with fifteen minutes to go as Sean Hannon headed home a corner from six yards.

Scott Jones added a sixth for Neyland in the closing stages as he broke into the box before beating a player and shooting low into the bottom corner.

It was all a bit too much for Johnston’s Adam Hawkins as he was given a red card after the final whistle for abusing the referee.

Neyland are in great form and will look forward to welcoming Pennar Robins next Saturday who are also on a good run.

Johnston will look to get back to winning ways when they take on second-from bottom West Dragons.

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Cresselly hold off Llangwm to reach Harrison Allen semis

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CRESSELLY made it through to the semi-finals of the Harrison Allen Bowl on Tuesday night (Jun 22) as they beat Llangwm by three runs.

The visitors batted first and made a good score of 165-5 from their 22 overs.

Llangwm won the toss and elected to field but they saw Cresselly openers Dan Sutton and Alex Bayley share 43 runs for the first wicket.

Bayley departed as he was caught by Phil Llewellyn off the bowling of Noah Davies on a score of 17.

Sutton was joined by Iwan Izzard and the pair shared an excellent second-wicket stand worth 96 runs.

Both reached their half centuries in that stand but it was eventually broken by Chris Inward who had Izzard caught by Richard Brock.

Izzard had thumped four fours and five sixes in his score of 59 from just 37 balls.

Llangwm began to hit back as Joe Phillips had Ryan Lewis caught by Joe Kiff and Sutton was then run out.

Sutton hit five fours and two sixes in his score of 57 and his wicket left the score on 158-4.

Dan Sutton is run out by Ollie Davies

Matthew Morgan made a late score of 15 but he was bowled by Phillips as Llangwm gave themselves a target of 166 to win the game.

Their reply did not get off to the best of starts though as Joe Kiff was caught by Matthew Morgan off the bowling of Tom Murphy.

Phil Llewellyn and Steven Mills shared 24 runs for the second wicket but Ryan Lewis had Llewellyn stumped by Neilson Cole on a score of 20.

Mills made a score of 18 but he was bowled by Charlie Arthur as Llangwm slipped to 67-3.

Luke Brock and Matthew Kiff then shared 68 runs for the fourth wicket to keep Llangwm very much in the game.

Brock smashed his way to a score of 59 from 27 balls with three fours and five sixes but he was caught by Tom Arthur off the bowling of Lewis.

There was some big hitting in the Llangwm innings but they fell just short

Kiff hit six fours and two sixes in a score of 41 from 24 balls as the home side looked to bring the required run rate down.

However, Kiff was then bowled by Tom Arthur to reduce Llangwm to 148-5.

Chris Inward took the score to 155 with a maximum but he was bowled on the next ball by Charlie Arthur.

He did the same to Richard Brock soon after and when Tom Murphy had Noah Davies caught by Tom  Arthur, Llangwm’s chances of victory had all but gone.

With the score on 158-8, Ollie Davies could only add four more to the total meaning Cresselly were victorious by just three runs.

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Herbie see off Kilgetty

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HERBRANDSTON moved up to fourth place in Division 2 on Saturday (Jun 19) as they beat Kilgetty by ten wickets.

Kilgetty batted first after Herbie won the toss but they were bowled out for only 74.

Paul Nicholas was the pick of the bowlers for the home side as he finished with figures of 4-19.

Charlie Malloy also bowled well to finish with figures of 3-7.

Ollie Gamble scored 15 and Martin Lewis added 14 for Kilgetty but they were unable to cope with Herbie’s bowling.

In reply, Harry Nicholas finished not out on 28 while Jonty Bennet finished unbeaten on 36 as they cruised to victory.

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Lamphey seal first win of the season

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LAMPHEY earned their first win of the season on Saturday (Jun 19) as they beat Hook by twenty runs.

Lamphey won the toss and batted first and despite some good scores they were bowled out for 158.

Peter McGilloway top scored with 47 and Nic Shelmerdine added 37 for the visitors.

Aled Phelps bowled well as he finished with figures of 5-34 while Brennan Martin (2-14) also claimed two wickets.

In reply, Jake Wicks scored 38 and Owen Phelps scored 30 but Lamphey were able to take wickets at regular intervals.

Aled Phelps also scored 22 but three wickets for McGilloway (3-26) and two for David Blackwell (2-37) helped Lamphey bowl Hook out for 138.

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