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Pembrokeshire League: Division 1 Round up

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Christopher brothers sink Swifts

CAREW’s Sam and Jack Christopher scored three goals between them as they helped their side get the 2018/19 season off to a winning start on Tuesday (Aug 21).

The Rooks went 1-0 up early on when Alex Bayley flicked the ball on for Jack Christopher who headed home.

Brother Sam then got his first goal of the game as he smashed the ball into the net to double Carew’s lead.

Carew added a third as Bayley’s shot was blocked but only into the path of Sam who tapped in.

Jordan Richards completed a comfortable opening night when he beat a couple of players before smashing in from close range.

Bridge earn big win

MERLINS Bridge went to the top of Division 1 on Tuesday as they beat Herbrandston 8-2 at the Racecourse.

Joe Leahy scored four of the Wizard’s goals with Will Haworth and Nathan Greene also bagging a brace.

Andrew Matthias and Andre Algeri scored for Herbrandston but they turned out to be consolation efforts.

Griffiths and Delaney give Goodwick perfect start

GOODWICK United got their season up and running with an excellent 5-1 win away to Clarbeston Road.

Last season’s top scorer Jordan Griffiths continued where he had left off as he scored a hat trick.

Scott Delaney also scored twice for Goodwick while Jason Griffiths picked up a consolation effort for Clarby.

Saundersfoot win on league return

SAUNDERSFOOT returned to Division 1 in style as they beat Lamphey 3-1 on Tuesday night.

George Taylor, Nick Cope and Richard Cope all scored for Saundersfoot who put in an excellent display.

Lewis Haines grabbed Lamphey’s only goal of the game.

Adams at the double for Robins

BEN Adams scored twice for Pennar Robins as they got their season off to a winning start as they beat Neyland 3-0 at Bush Camp.

Adam scored the first after seventeen minutes and it remained 1-0 until half time.

Both sides had chances to score but it was Sam Southcott who made the points safe for Pennar with his goal five minutes from the end.

Adams then added the finishing touches on a great first win for the Robins.

Saints settle for a point

ST Clears had to settle for a point on their return to Division 1 as Narberth came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw.

Danny Peters put the home side ahead in the first half before Jon Seeley doubled the Saints’ lead.

Kyle Quartermaine and Dafydd Wright both scored for Narberth in the second half to level the game at 2-2.

Neither side were able to find a winner as both settled for a draw in their first game of the season.

The season continues next Tuesday (Aug 28), with Hakin United travelling to Herbrandston and Goodwick United playing Merlins Bridge.

Milford United host Pennar Robins and Neyland are at home as they take on Monkton Swifts.

Carew play Lamphey and Narberth are at home to Clarbeston while the two promoted sides will also battle it out as Saundersfoot host St Clears.

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Haverfordwest County officials to visit Atlético Osasuna for strategic discussions

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NEXT week, Haverfordwest County A.F.C. chairman Robb Edwards and COO Beccy Nuttall will travel to Spain to visit Club Atlético Osasuna. During their visit, they will engage in high-level discussions with Osasuna’s upper management, focusing on community and fan engagement strategies.

In April, both Haverfordwest County A.F.C. and Club Atlético Osasuna were appointed to the Executive Board of the Union of European Clubs (UEC), an international organisation established in April 2023. The UEC was founded to provide a voice to the 92% of professional football clubs that often go unheard. The Union aims to democratise decision-making processes in European football, ensuring that each club has a vote and that the destiny of the sport is not determined solely by the wealthiest clubs on the continent.

“We look forward to this meeting with Osasuna and hope our collaboration with other clubs continues to grow,” said Edwards. The upcoming visit underscores the commitment of both clubs to fostering stronger ties and working collaboratively to shape the future of European football.

The discussions will likely cover a range of topics, from enhancing fan experiences to developing community outreach programmes, reflecting the shared values and objectives of both clubs within the UEC framework.

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Free multi-sports events for 5-7 year-olds in Haverfordwest

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SPORTS mad youngsters aged 5-7 and those looking to try out new sports and activities are invited to free multi-sport sessions in Haverfordwest.

The sessions run from 4.15pm to 5pm every Thursday during term time and are based on the Tennis Courts at Haverfordwest High VC School.

All sessions are free and there are a wide range of activities to try.

The sessions are run by Sport Pembrokeshire Staff and assisted by Young Ambassadors from Haverfordwest High

Local clubs also take part to run sessions and provide information on how to continue with any sport.

Parents/Carers who would like to sign children up for the session are required to complete the online form.

Dan Bellis of Sport Pembrokeshire, said: “It is great to see so many young people enjoying Sport and being physically active.

“The multi-sport sessions are great as they allow youngsters to try out so many different games and activities which really helps them to learn and develop.”

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Bike It 100: Kilgetty gears up for charity cycling event

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CYCLISTS from across the country are gearing up for the Kilgetty Bike It 100, a charity non-competitive cycling sportive set to take place on Sunday, 28th July 2024. Organised to support the Paul Sartori Foundation and Haverfordwest High School’s South Africa Rugby Tour 2025, the event promises a fun, friendly, and challenging day on the bike.

Participants can choose from three scenic routes of varying difficulty: 50.5 miles with an elevation of 3,400 feet, 77.8 miles with an elevation of 5,284 feet, and the full century route at 101.7 miles, climbing a total of 7,428 feet. Each route is meticulously planned with GPS guidance, direction markers, and designated water stops to ensure a safe and enjoyable ride.

Early bird entries are priced at £35 and are available until 31st May. Post this date, if slots remain, the entry fee will increase to £45. All participants will receive a commemorative Welsh slate medal upon completion. In addition to the ride, the event features organised outdoor BBQs, coffee stops, and well-earned drinks available for purchase at the finish, courtesy of Kilgetty Sports & Social Club.

The sportive has been a tremendous success in previous years, raising £12,000 in 2021 and 2023. Organisers hope to exceed this amount in 2024, bolstered by the community’s continued support and enthusiasm.

For more details and to register, participants can visit the British Cycling website or scan the QR code on the event poster. Queries can also be directed to [email protected].

Join us for a day of cycling through the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside, all while supporting two fantastic causes. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to ride, enjoy, and make a difference. Secure your spot today!

For more information, visit British Cycling Event Details.

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