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Town see off Herbie in Harrison Allen

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HAVERFORDWEST made it through to the semi-finals of the Harrison Allen Bowl on Wednesday night as they beat Herbrandston by six wickets.

The Division 3 side, aiming to cause an upset, were put into bat by their Division 1 opponents and they got off to a steady start.

Jonathan Bennett and Leigh Marchant shared 18 runs for the first wicket but it was Adam James who made the breakthrough for Town as he bowled Bennett.

James also bowled Ryan Davies before Marchant was bowled by Archie Thomas on a score of 17 that included four fours.

That left Herbie on 30-3 and with the very next ball it became 30-4 as Thomas bowled Dean John.

There was to be no hat trick but wickets continued to fall as Lee Walters and Jack Wilson were also bowled by James, both for ducks.

Aaron Bowles was then caught by Jack Scriven off the bowling of Thomas and Jay Power was stumped by Scriven off the bowling of Clive Tucker.

Town’s devastating spell of bowling saw Herbie reduced to 39-8 and looking at a quick finish to the game.

However, Robert Hood and Robert Kingdom offered some resistance, sharing 28 runs for the ninth wicket partnership.

Hood scored 11 but he was then bowled by Ashley James. Paul Nicholas was then stumped by Scriven to give Tucker his second wicket as Herbie were bowled out for 72.

It left Kingdom not out on 20 (three fours) but Town were confident they could knock off the runs needed.

Mike Jones and Ben Field made a good start for the visitors as they shared 36 runs for the first wicket.

Robert Hood then struck for Herbie as he bowled Jones and two overs later he trapped Lee Summons leg before.

Field hit three fours in his knock of 27 but he was then also trapped leg before by Hood.

Jack Wilson then bowled Danny Potter to leave Town on 63-4 as they did their best to try and halt Town’s chase.

Dai Davies finished not out on 19 with a four and a six as Town booked their place in the last four.

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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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