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All Blacks keep Quins at bay

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NEYLAND sealed a fifth win of the season on Saturday (Feb 17), as they beat Pembroke Dock Quins 36-15 in an entertaining game.

However, the Quins were well in contention for the first hour before falling away in the latter stages, with All Blacks Outside Half Steve Martin pinning them back with some fine tactical kicking.

The Quins with the wind behind them and playing down the slope had hoped for a fast start, but it was the home side who struck first when Steve Martin popped over a simple penalty to put his side in front.

It was soon going to get worse for the Quins when Neyland Flanker Iestyn Evans crossed wide out for Steve Martin to add the extras.

The Quins though were giving their hosts a few problems with some determined running especially Captain Thomas Doyle who was a thorn in the Neyland side all afternoon.

On the half hour the All Blacks struck again when No8 Scott Buirds forced his way over, Steve Martin added the extras to seemingly put the All Blacks in a comfortable position at 17-0.

The Quins simply had to score next and that is exactly what they did when Full Back Liam Hargreaves-Gibson dummied his way over to put the Quins back in contention. Outside Half Lewis Davies just missed the conversion and the half ended with Neyland 17-5 to the good.

The Quins started the second half with the slope and the Wind against them, as well as a 12 point deficit, but it did not prevent them producing their best try of the Season.

No 8 Sam Dolling started it off with a determined run from his own 10yd line before linking with Thomas Doyle and with some fine offloading the Quins finally outflanked the Neyland defence for young Loose Head Prop Jack Brown to crash over in the Corner, Lewis Davies missed the Conversion.

With the score at 17-10 the Quins tails were up, but it was ex-Quins Scrum Half Adam Cawley who sneaked over near the uprights to finish off some All Black pressure, Steve Martin Converted, and with 15 minutes to go things started to look very difficult for the Quins.

With 10 minutes left Scott Buirds added his second try, which went unconverted before the Quins hit back with an unconverted try of their own from replacement Jordan Palmer.

With five minutes left and the score at 29-15 a converted try would have given the Quins two Bonus Points, but with Steve Martin pegging the Quins back with some accurate kicking it became an impossible task.

In the last minute, talented Centre George Williams crossed for a converted try to give the hosts a 36-15 victory.

As for the Quins they can look to the future, the young front row of Tom Clarkson, George Bellmaine and Jack Brown were outstanding as they improve with every game.

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Phillips takes a hat trick as Cresselly seal Alec Colley final spot

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CRESSELLY are through to the final of the Alec Colley Cup after beating Hook on Wednesday night (July 21) at Narberth Cricket Club.

Chris Phillips took a hat trick for Cresselly as they restricted Hook to 133-8 in their innings before going to pass their target for the loss of only one wicket.

Hook won the toss and batted first on another warm evening and openers Jamie Phelps and George James shared 37 runs for the first wicket.

Phelps scored 18 but he was then caught and bowled as Phillips picked up the first of his four wickets.

James hit five fours and six in his score of 33 but Phillips had him caught by Scott Arthur.

Phillips then removed Brennan Martin with the next ball before bowling Oscar Willington to claim his hat trick.

It left Hook reeling on 64-4 but scores of 32 from Liam Miller and 21 from Will Goronwy rescued Hook.

Matthew Lewis claimed the wicket of Miller and he later bowled Andrew Thomas to finish with figures of 2-29.

There was also two wickets for Corey Lewis but it was Phillips’ figures of 4-33 that stood out.

Scott Arthur and Neil Williams got Cresselly’s reply off to a great start as they shared 50 runs for the first wicket.

Williams was bowled by Oscar Willington on a score of 6 but that was the only wicket to fall.

Arthur and Chris Phillips shared 84 runs to take Cresselly into the Alec Colley Cup final.

Phillips added to his earlier wickets with a score of 25 not out that included four fours.

Arthur was the star of the innings however, as he hit 12 fours to finish not out on 73.

They will now play the winners of the tie between Neyland and Saundersfoot who play tonight at Carew Cricket Club.

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Serrant-Green signs for Haverfordwest County

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HAVERFORDWEST COUNTY AFC has announced the signing of forward Jack Serrant-Green.

The 27-year-old puts pen-to-paper on a deal that will see him play his football at the Bridge Meadow Stadium for the 2021/22 Cymru Premier season.

Serrant-Green arrives in West Wales having recently played in the League of Ireland for Finn Harps and becomes the Bluebirds’ sixth signing of the summer.

Born in Nottingham, he began his career at Burton Albion, playing for their Under-18s side.

In 2013, he moved abroad to play for Swedish outfit Gottne IF. After two years in the Ettan Norra, he moved around to other clubs like Gällivare-Malmbergets, IFK Umeå, Kiruna FF, Söderhamns FF and Bodens BK.

The prolific striker accumulated a total of 92 goals in 149 appearances during his spell in the third, fourth and fifth tiers of Sweden.

Jack has been assigned the number 15 shirt and is available for sponsorship. If you are interested in sponsoring our newest recruit, please contact r.edwards@hcafc1899.football.

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Pembroke U11s earn first win of season

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PEMBROKE Under 11s earned their first win of the season recently as they beat Lamphey.

Pembroke scored 255-4 while Lamphey could only reach 245-4. Elsewhere in the Under 11s leagues, Narberth beat Haverfordwest.

Narberth U11s (250-5) beat Haverfordwest U11s (231-7)

Narberth: Iddgoda 2/2 & 9, O Johns 3/2, Z Aspurra 2/10.

Haverfordwest: Will D 1/6, Brandon D 2/5, Osian M 1/2, Imogen H 1/2.

The Under 11’s Semi Finals will both be played on Monday July 26.

Hook will host St Ishmaels and Saundersfoot are at home to Llechryd. The winners of the two games will contest the final which will be played at Hook on Monday, August 9.

Under 13’s

Hook (121-2) beat St Ishmaels (34-all out)

Hook: Oscar Willington 27 retired & 3-0, Ifan Williams 25 retired & 1-0, Rhys Phelps 17, William Harries 13 retired, Charlie Holder 7, Edward Johnson 2-6, Callum Nutty 1-6, Harri Evans 1-7

St Ishmaels: Dylan McGuire 4, Alfie Thomas 4, Ethan Dawes 4, Sammy Wilson 1-14

Under 15’s

Whitland (73-5) beat Llechryd (72-6)

Whitland: Charles Bujega 27 not out, Rhys Jones 18, Ethan Ryan 13, Cai lewis 1-3, Dai James 1-12 Cian Rees 1-16

Llechryd: Tomos Lewis 19 & 2-7, Ifan WJ 9, Joe Dow 1-8

Cresselly (28-all out) lost to Lawrenny (29-0)

Cresselly: Charlie Arthur 9, Ollie Arthur 9

Lawrenny: Finley Lewis 17 not out, Will Allen 10 not out, Rhydian Eynon 1-0, Mark White 1-3, Corey Hall 3-9, Noah Williams 5-1

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