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Neyland extend lead at the top

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NEYLAND extended their lead at the top of the Division 1 table on Saturday (Jun 15) as they beat Haverfordwest by 86 runs.

The league leaders won the toss and elected to bat but they lost opener Patrick Bellerby early on when he was bowled by Archie Thomas.

Nick Koomen and Ashley Sutton then shared 51 runs for the second wicket. Sutton scored 20 but he was then trapped leg before by Simon Holliday.

Holliday also bowled Henry Durrant but Koomen and George Evans shared 46 runs for the fourth wicket.

Evans scored 19 before he was bowled by Clive Tucker and soon after he trapped Koomen, who hit nine fours in a score of 82, leg before.

That left Neyland on 147-5 and they also lost Gregg Miller and Sean Hannon for ducks as both were bowled by Archie Thomas.

Nathan Banner hit three sixes as he finished unbeaten on 35 to guide Neyland to their total of 179-7.

Opener Simon Holliday was forced to retire hurt early in their reply and they soon lost Lee Summons when he was caught by Nathan Banner off the bowling of Henry Durrant.

Ben Field fell without scoring as he was caught by Gregg Miller off the bowling of Banner.

Mike Jones scored 15 but he was then caught by Andrew Miller which gave Banner his second wicket.

Gregg Miller then ran out Danny Potter and when Dai Davies was stumped by Sean Hannon off the bowling of Tom Pritchard, Town were struggling on 46-5.

Jake Merry and Archie Thomas offered some resistance as they shared 29 runs for the sixth wicket.

Thomas scored 13 but he was then caught by Koomen off the bowling of Andrew Miller.

Pritchard then had Jack Scriven stumped by Sean Hannon as the game began to slip away from the hosts.

Merry had batted well for a score of 29 but he was then caught by Patrick Bellerby off the bowling of Pritchard.

Ashley James was then caught by Hannon off the bowling of Andrew Miller as the game came to a close with Town all out on 93.

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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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