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Parr double sinks Saints

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MILFORD United earned their second win of the season on Saturday (Feb 2), as they beat St Clears 2-0 at Marble Hall thanks to two goals from Liam Parr.

Milford started the game well and showed good movement and composure on the ball and had a few half chances.

They came close when they hit the side netting and they also had a few dangerous corners cleared away by the Saints.

Liam Parr worked hard throughout the game and he was rewarded with the opening goal after twenty minutes following good pressure on the keeper.

Morgan Picton, Ashley Mathias and Neil Mathias controlled the midfield and the back four was solid all game.

Neil Mathias sent a great ball over the top which Parr latched on to and he finished well to double his side’s lead.

16-year-old Tom Blackwell made his debut for Milford and nearly made an instant impact as he came close to scoring.

The win for Milford means they are now seven points behind third from bottom Saundersfoot having played two games more.

With two wins and a draw from their last five games confidence is high amongst the Milford camp and they go to title chasing Monkton on Saturday (Feb 9) looking to cause an upset.

St Clears will look to get back to winning ways on Saturday as they host Neyland.

Milford Utd: Jack Nicholas, Neil Mathias, Scott Griffiths, Dan Coe, Chris Davies, Ashley Mathias, Morgan Picton, Harry Nicholas, Lewys Tee, Liam Parr, Sam Davies. Subs: Michael McCarthy, Tom Blackwell, Andrew Burgoyne.

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Blues battle to win over Aberaeron in KO Cup

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HAVERFORDWEST booked their place in the quarter finals of the Pembrokeshire KO Cup, where they will meet Pembroke Dock Harlequins, after beating Aberaeron on Wednesday night (Oct 20).

Despite the atrocious weather conditions, which saw rain batter the Pembroke Road playing surface for much of the game, both sides played an excellent game.

In the end it was the Blues who came out on top with a 44-6 win.

Outside Half Jake Morgan got the Blues rolling early on with a penalty and Rhys Baker then scored the game’s first try to make it 8-0.

Second Row Jack Clancy got his name on the score sheet but the conversion was missed.

Aberaeron then got themselves on the board with a penalty but the Blues were soon back on the attack with Will Blackburn next to go over.

That was converted by Morgan to give the home side a 20-3 lead.

Lewis Tingay and Rhys Baker added further tries for the Blues while Aber added a further penalty as the sides went in at half time with the score reading 30-6.

Early in the second half Tingay added his second try of the night and Morgan added the conversion.

That all but ended any hopes the away side had of getting themselves back in the game and the Blues continued to play despite the pouring rain.

Tingay then completed his hat trick with a try under the posts giving Morgan a simple conversion to make it 44-6.

There was no scoring in the final twenty minutes but the Blues had done the job and booked their place in the last eight.

Their quarter final with the Quins will be played on or before January 22.

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Pembrokeshire Schools Under 10s get season up and running

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PEMBROKESHIRE Schools Under 10s played their first game of the new season last Sunday (Oct 17) against a strong OT Academy Squad.

The Pembrokeshire boys played four small sided games, drawing one and losing three. The boys are next in action next month when they hope to play Carmarthenshire Schools.

Pembrokeshire Schools Under 10s: Spencer James (Cleddau Reach), Noah Bicknell (Prendergast), Harri Jones (Holy Name), Jamie Cook (Pembroke Dock), Toby Jones (Holy Name), Isaac Jenkins (Narberth), Iori Williams (Narberth), Cai Price (Ysgol Caer Elen), Celt Edwards (Frenni), Joe Davies (Ysgol Glannau Gwaun), Jaden Petrie (Prendergast), Logan Lewis (Pembroke Dock), Zach Loveridge (Waldo Williams), James Burns (Lamphey).

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Pembrokeshire Junior Netball League results

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The results for the Pembrokeshire Junior Netball League for Saturday, October 16 were as follows:

• Under 12’s:

Chaos Thunder 11-1 Pembroke 2

Players player:

Chaos: Leah Davies

Pembroke: Holly Jones

Sapphires Whites 0-19 Pembroke 1

Players player:

Sapphires: Orla Maulio Martina

Pembroke: Skye Sutton

• Under 14’s:

Chaos Hurricanes 4-20 Sapphires Black

Players player:

Chaos: Bo Davies

Sapphires: Anya Beynon

• Under 16’s:

Chaos Blue 40-7 Pembroke

Players player:

Chaos: Lucy John

Pembroke: Megan Bowen

Sapphires Black 45-12 St David’s

Players player:

Sapphires: Ella Wainwright

St David’s: Skye Bramley

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