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Pembrokeshire claim SB Williams Cup

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THE Pembrokeshire League retained the SB Williams Cup on Tuesday night (Nov 20) as they beat the Carmarthenshire League 4-1.

The game was played at Stebonheath Park in Llanelli and the visitors knew a win would see them retain the trophy and that a loss would have seen the trophy go to the Swansea League.

Manager Nigel Delaney named a strong team for the game but it was the Carmarthenshire League who made the brighter start and they went ahead when Sam Wilson’s shot deceived Pembrokeshire keeper James Gwilt.

However, the Pembrokeshire League equalised soon after when Nicky Woodrow scored, firing a shot into the bottom corner after some good build up.

Photo by Darren Harries

Both sides had chances to go ahead but shortly before half time Pembrokeshire were awarded a penalty.

Jordan Griffiths was brought down in the box and Justin Harding stepped up to put his side into a 2-1 lead.

The Pembrokeshire side led 2-1 at the break but knew they would face an early onslaught from their opponents in the second half.

They were able to weather the storm and came close to scoring again before they grabbed their third goal of the game.

Luke Hayward’s free kick found Jordan Griffiths who headed past the Carmarthenshire keeper for a 3-1 lead.

Pembrokeshire continued to press and they made the game all but safe when Harding slotted another penalty home to make it 4-1.

There was still time for them to be awarded a third penalty but this time Harding was unable to complete his hat trick, smashing the ball against the bar.

It mattered little as the referee soon brought the game to a close and Pembrokeshire celebrated retaining the trophy.

After the match, Manager Nigel Delaney told the Herald: “It was a great 4-1 win as the players did as we set them up to do. We played some great football in all games. To throw 20 boys together and perform how they have is a gratitude to themselves. They are an outstanding group of boys and a pleasure for me and sully to work with!”

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Pembrokeshire Junior Netball League results

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IN the latest round of fixtures in the Pembrokeshire Junior Netball League, there were some excellent wins while one game finished all square.

Chaos Thunder Under 12s drew 11-11 with Pembroke while in the other game Fishguard were 33-0 winners over Pembroke seconds.

Sapphires Black and Chaos Cyclones were winners in the under 14s league while Sapphires White were the winners of the only game played in the under 16s league.

Results for Saturday, November 20:

Under 12’s:

Chaos Thunder 11 vs 11 Pembroke 1

Players player:

Chaos: Leah Davies

Pembroke: Freya Cook

Fishguard 33 vs 0 Pembroke 2

Players player:

Fishguard: Anna Walden-Jones

Pembroke: Willow Lewis

Under 14’s:

Sapphires Black 16 vs 4 Fishguard

Players player:

Sapphires: Anna Banf-Beynon

Fishguard: Maegan Peters

Sapphires White 1 vs 24 Chaos Cyclones

Players player:

Sapphires: Bella Evans

Chaos: Ella Joyce

Under 16’s:

Sapphires White 29 vs 13 Pembroke

Players player:

Sapphires: Alice Goltwaltz

Pembroke: Olivia Probert

Fishguard Under 12s
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Broad Haven win and Kilgetty maintain unbeaten start

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KILGETTY maintained their unbeaten start to the Division 2 season on Saturday (Nov 20) while there were also wins for Broad Haven and Milford United.

Table toppers Kilgetty were 7-0 winners away at Solva with two goals coming from Lloyd Hughes, and other from Richard Cope and Ross Hurst.

16-year-old Oscar Miles also scored a hat trick for Kilgetty.

Broad Haven earned their fourth win of the season as they won 2-0 away at Milford Athletic.

The Haven missed a number of chances to score in the first half while Milford Athletic saw Ben Fairbairn red carded with half an hour played.

The away side finally made the breakthrough in the 66th minute as sub Sam Pettit found the net.

Shaun Phillips made sure of the points late on as the Haven secured a comfortable win.

Milford United won 3-0 away at Johnston with Lewis Tee opening the scoring after 19 minutes.

Liam Parr doubled Milford’s lead from the penalty spot midway through the second half and he later added a second penalty to seal the points.

Craig Bendall was sent off for Johnston late on.

Saturday’s other game saw Pennar Robins seconds beat Hakin United second 3-0 at The Obs. Jack Phillips, Carl Rees and Josh Hicks got the goals for the Robins.

The fixtures for Saturday, November 27, are:

Broad Haven v Kilgetty

Herbrandston v Monkton Swifts II

Merlins Bridge II v Hakin United II

Pennar Robins II v Johnston

St Clears v Milford Athletic

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Pennar hold off Fishguard

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PENNAR Robins secured their third win in four games in all competitions on Saturday (Nov 20) as they beat Fishguard 5-3.

The home side got the scoring going on 14 minutes when Nick Willis found the back of the net.

Fishguard equalised though shortly before the half hour mark through Sean Seymour-Davies.

However, they were only level for three minutes as Luke Phillips scored after being set up by Craig Asparassa.

Pennar then made it 3-1 seven minutes later as Connor Roberts scored.

Fishguard’s hopes of getting something out of the game were all but ended three minutes into the second half as Asparassa got his name on the score sheet with Pennar’s fourth of the afternoon.

There was still plenty of time left though and on 64 minutes the visitors were awarded a penalty. Niall Kinsella scored from the spot to make it 4-2.

Willis then grabbed his second of the game eleven minutes from time to make sure of the points for the home side.

Jordan Raymond did pull a goal back four minutes from time for the visitors but it proved to be a consolation as Pennar saw the game out for the win.

On Saturday, November 27, Pennar are in action in the Senior Cup as they host Hakin United. Fishguard are in league action as they travel to bottom side Narberth.

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