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Thomas and Marsh down Town

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LAWRENNY’s Harry Thomas and Kurtis Marsh steered their side to victory over Haverfordwest on Saturday (Jun 1) by ten wickets.

Lawrenny beat Town in the same fixture in 2018 and they soon had them in trouble again after electing to field on winning the toss.

Town lost opener Mike Jones to a second ball duck as he was bowled by Rob Williams.

Simon Holliday and Lee Summons looked to get Town going and they shared 55 runs for the second wicket.

Holliday hit five fours and a six as he scored 29 but he was then caught by Kurtis Marsh off the bowling of Ryan Morton.

That sparked a dramatic collapse as the visitors soon found themselves on 60-6.

Danny Potter also fell for a second-ball duck as he was bowled by Williams and Morton then trapped Ben Field leg before.

Summons had hit five fours in his score of 28 but he was caught by Brad McDermott-Jenkins off the bowling of Williams.

Adam James was the third Town batsman to fall for a second-ball duck as he hit the ball to Harry Thomas on the boundary.

Wickets continued to fall as Chris Fitzpatrick was bowled by Marsh and Jake Merry was caught by James Phillips off the bowling of Morton.

That left Town on 65-8 and they were soon nine down as Archie Thomas was bowled by Marsh.

Marsh wrapped up the innings as he trapped Clive Tucker leg before to leave Town all out on 81.

Rob Williams claimed the best figures with 4-24 while Ryan Morton took 3-17 and Marsh 3-7 from only 3.4 overs.

Harry Thomas and Kurtis Marsh were then untroubled as they helped Lawrenny reach their target inside 12 overs.

Thomas hit seven fours as he scored 30 while Marsh hit seven fours and a six as he scored 43 from 38 balls.

The win moves Lawrenny into third place in Division 1, nine points off second placed Cresselly.

On Saturday (Jun 8), Lawrenny are away to leaders Neyland while Town are at home to Cresselly.

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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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