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Cresselly storm to big win over Town



hwestccHaverfordwest (6 pts) 147-AO lost to Cresselly (30 pts) 263-6 by 116 runs CRESSELLY proved too strong for Haverfordwest as they came away with a 116-run win on Saturday. 

The visitors exacted revenge on Haverfordwest after they lost to Town three days earlier in the Duggie Morris Cup. Phil Williams and Matthew Morgan scored 88 in a first wicket partnership before it was broken when Williams fell for 36. Morgan played well for his 75 but was brilliantly caught and bowled by Simon Holliday. Simon Cole and Iwan Izzard then shared a partnership of 85 as they took the game by the scruff of the neck. Izzard finished not out on 61, and 21 extras from the Town bowlers meant they had finished on 263-6. Haverfordwest were on the back foot early on in their innings as Tom Murphy and Harry Thomas bowled well. Simon Holliday did score 38, but he was caught by Matthew Morgan off the bowling of Brad McDermott-Jenkins. Danny Potter scored 29 but he was stumped by Neilson Cole and Town were 111-5. Nigel Delaney and Adam James scored well to put on 33 for the sixth wicket. However when James fell to Tom Murphy the game started to fall away from Town. Stefan Jenkins and Tom Murphy wrapped up the tail taking two wickets each. Murphy finished with impressive figures of 4-25 while Jenkins finished with 2-16 from his three overs. Cresselly Phil Williams ct Nigel Delaney bl Simon Holliday 36 Matthew Morgan ct & bl Simon Holliday 75 Harry Thomas bl Clive Tucker 18 Simon Cole bl Josh Wilment 46 Brad McDermott Jenkins ct Adam James bl Clive Tucker 2 Iwan Izzard not out 61 Damien Arthur ct Josh Wilment bl Adam James 4 Total: 263-6 Bowling: Adam James 11-1-71- 1; Josh Wilment 10-0-80-1; Clive Tucker 12-2-56-2; Simon Holliday 12-2-38-2. Haverfordwest Simon Holliday ct Matthew Morgan bl Brad McDermott Jenkins 38 Ben Field ct Neilson Cole bl Tom Murphy 5 Mickey Jones ct Iwan Izzard bl Harry Thomas 0 Danny Potter st Neilson Cole bl Brad McDermott Jenkins 29 J Strawbridge bl Mike Shaw 15 Adam James ct Damien Arthur bl Tom Murphy 33 Nigel Delaney not out 11 S Williams lbw bl Stefan Jenkins 0 Josh Wilment lbw Stefan Jenkins 0 Mark Stobbs bl Tom Murphy 0 Clive Tucker bl Tom Murphy 0 Total: 147 all out Bowling: Tom Murphy 9.5-3-25- 4; Harry Thomas 7-2-20-1; Brad McDermott Jenkins 9-1-32-2; Mike Shaw 8-0-40-1; Stefan Jenkins 3-0- 16-2.

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Free multi-sports events for 5-7 year-olds in Haverfordwest



SPORTS mad youngsters aged 5-7 and those looking to try out new sports and activities are invited to free multi-sport sessions in Haverfordwest.

The sessions run from 4.15pm to 5pm every Thursday during term time and are based on the Tennis Courts at Haverfordwest High VC School.

All sessions are free and there are a wide range of activities to try.

The sessions are run by Sport Pembrokeshire Staff and assisted by Young Ambassadors from Haverfordwest High

Local clubs also take part to run sessions and provide information on how to continue with any sport.

Parents/Carers who would like to sign children up for the session are required to complete the online form.

Dan Bellis of Sport Pembrokeshire, said: “It is great to see so many young people enjoying Sport and being physically active.

“The multi-sport sessions are great as they allow youngsters to try out so many different games and activities which really helps them to learn and develop.”

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Bike It 100: Kilgetty gears up for charity cycling event



CYCLISTS from across the country are gearing up for the Kilgetty Bike It 100, a charity non-competitive cycling sportive set to take place on Sunday, 28th July 2024. Organised to support the Paul Sartori Foundation and Haverfordwest High School’s South Africa Rugby Tour 2025, the event promises a fun, friendly, and challenging day on the bike.

Participants can choose from three scenic routes of varying difficulty: 50.5 miles with an elevation of 3,400 feet, 77.8 miles with an elevation of 5,284 feet, and the full century route at 101.7 miles, climbing a total of 7,428 feet. Each route is meticulously planned with GPS guidance, direction markers, and designated water stops to ensure a safe and enjoyable ride.

Early bird entries are priced at £35 and are available until 31st May. Post this date, if slots remain, the entry fee will increase to £45. All participants will receive a commemorative Welsh slate medal upon completion. In addition to the ride, the event features organised outdoor BBQs, coffee stops, and well-earned drinks available for purchase at the finish, courtesy of Kilgetty Sports & Social Club.

The sportive has been a tremendous success in previous years, raising £12,000 in 2021 and 2023. Organisers hope to exceed this amount in 2024, bolstered by the community’s continued support and enthusiasm.

For more details and to register, participants can visit the British Cycling website or scan the QR code on the event poster. Queries can also be directed to [email protected].

Join us for a day of cycling through the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside, all while supporting two fantastic causes. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to ride, enjoy, and make a difference. Secure your spot today!

For more information, visit British Cycling Event Details.

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Pembrokeshire street footballers to represent Wales



A WALES team full of Pembrokeshire footballers is heading to Dublin with their eyes on a major international prize.

Street Football Team Wales is taking part in the Irish Homeless Street League 20th Anniversary International Tournament between June 7th and 10th.

As well as a squad full of Pembrokeshire players, the Head Coach is also from the county.

Jo Price is a former Arsenal and Wales goalkeeper and now works as a Community Regeneration Officer for Pembrokeshire County Council.

Jo is a big advocate for Street Football, run through social inclusion charity Street Football Wales.

The squad train at The Garth Youth Project, known as the Hive, in Haverfordwest.

The national team training sessions have been taking place since February to prepare for the tournament.

Jo said: “It is always an honour to play for your country and to have a Wales team made up entirely of Pembrokeshire players is such a wonderful achievement for our county.

“Each of the players is an inspiration but a special shout-out must go to Captain Marie Tilley who has overcome cancer to lead her country.

“Last week the players were surprised with the news that when they take to the pitch in Dublin they will be wearing the official Wales football kit, their faces were a picture and our thanks goes to the Football Association of Wales who are also providing training and travel kit.”

Wales will take on Ireland, Spain, Romania, Poland and Scotland during the tournament.

Representing Wales are: Marie Tilley (C), Cerys Phillips, Freya Marshall, Niamh Mathias, Bryony Davies, Claire Mantripp, Shauna Bennett, Kayleigh Summers and Megan Tinley.

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