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Robins survive Saundersfoot comeback

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PENNAR Robins survived a second half fight back from Saundersfoot Sports as they earned a 6-4 win on Saturday (Sept 1).

The win also keeps up their unbeaten start to the season with three wins from three games while striker Ben Adams doubled his goal tally for the season, taking his total to eight.

The Robins started the game well and could have gone ahead before they scored their first goal after five minutes. Josh Dearsley gave them the lead with a powerful header.

Saundersfoot equalised ten minutes later as Ewan Laidlaw found the back of the net.

The Robins then all but sealed the points with three goals in eight minutes to take the game away from their opponents.

The ball was played to Adams on the edge of the box and he found the top corner of the net to make it 2-1.

Tom Grimwood made it three just a minute later as a cross from the right found him on the penalty spot and he fired in.

Adams then scored his second as he headed in from Luke Phillips’ cross after some excellent build-up play.

The home side were not done there and with only half an hour on the clock they scored their fifth as the ball was played out from the back for Adams who fired another shot into the top corner to complete his hat trick.

Credit must go to Saundersfoot who did not give up despite the scoreline and just a minute into the second half they pulled a goal back as Ryan Howells’ shot was deflected in.

Adams then scored his fourth as his shot across the keeper from 20 yards out went into the bottom corner.

Saundersfoot kept battling and were on top for the last twenty minutes. Geoff Marsh pulled another goal back with a header while Richard Cope also scored to make it 6-4.

They piled on the pressure but referee Bernie Armstrong, who had a good game in the middle, brought the match to a close.

On Saturday (Sept 8), Pennar will look to keep their unbeaten run going when they take on St Clears away from home.

Saundersfoot will look to bounce back as they take on Herbrandston at home.

Elsewhere last Saturday, Carew earned a big win at home against Clarbeston Road and Merlins Bridge also won well away to Lamphey.

Hakin were another side to maintain their unbeaten start as they beat Narberth 2-0. Goodwick United earned a 4-2 win away to St Clears and Neyland earned a draw with Herbrandston. Monkton Swifts also won 5-1 away to Milford United

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Haverfordwest County ask fans to stay away as football returns to Bridge Meadow

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HAVERFORDWEST COUNTY has asked fans not to attend the Bridge Meadow Stadium today, March 6, as the club restarts its JD Cymru Premier campaign.

The Bluebirds take on Cardiff Met in a game that kicks off at 2:30pm but, like all fixtures in the Cymru Premier, the game is being played behind closed doors.

A club statement asks fans not to congregate outside the stadium and adds that there are ‘rigorous protocols’ for those who must attend.

A spokesperson said: “Haverfordwest County AFC would like to urge all fans to stay at home for (the) fixture against Cardiff Met. For the foreseeable future, all matches will remain behind closed doors.

“The club, along with Welsh Government guidelines, explicitly forbids the congregation of fans outside the stadium to watch the game. There are numerous precautions in place to ensure that those who must attend the game, stick to rigorous protocols to remain safe.

“All match highlights will be available post-match, via Sgorio. We look forward to welcoming fans back to the Bridge Meadow, when it is safe to do so.”

The Club says that this will apply to all future home matches.

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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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