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Johnston seal dramatic final ball win over Pembroke

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JOHNSTON are through to the quarter finals of the Harrison Allen Bowl after they beat Pembroke on the final ball of their game on Tuesday (May 25).

They had already beaten Division 1 side Tish in the first round but it looked as if their round two game would be heading for a super over.

However, when the final ball hit Curtis Hicks, he ran and Gary James was able to get in before Phil Hay’s throw hit the stumps.

Johnston won the toss and elected to field and they were able to remove opener Phil Hay early on when he was bowled by Mark Hicks.

Jack Harries hit five fours in a score of 32 from 22 balls but he was then caught by Geno Cleal off the bowling of Lee Summons.

Jonathan Rogers and Andrew Hay then shared 34 runs for the third wicket but Hay was then ran out by Leigh Walters on a score of 16.

Tom Kaijaks added one to the score before he was sent back after being trapped leg before by Summons.

Rogers and Luke Butler then shared another 36 runs for the fifth wicket. Butler then scored 11 but he was then ousted by Lewis Boswell.

Rogers, who had reached a score of 36 at that stage, then took matters into his own hand as he reached his half century.

Boswell also ran out Aidan Fraser late on but Rogers finished unbeaten on 68 with five fours and a six to his name.

That saw the hosts finish on 149-6, giving Johnston a target of 150 to win.

They made a steady start to their reply as Leigh Walters and Geno Cleal shared 21 runs for the opening wicket.

Rogers made the breakthrough as he bowled Walters on a score of 18 and soon after, Rob Smythe had Lee Summons stumped by Phil Hay.

Cleal also made a score of 18 but he was caught by Sam Davies to give Smythe his second wicket.

That left Johnston on 53-3 but an excellent stand of 69 between Liam Boswell and Josh Hicks swung the game in their favour.

Hicks made a patient score of 18 but he was caught by Jack Harries off the bowling of George Davies.

Boswell hit four sixes as he reached his half century and he was joined at the crease by Gary James.

But, the game swung back in Pembroke’s favour as Davies removed Boswell on a score of 56, leaving Johnston on 126-5.

Davies then claimed the wickets of Lewis Boswell and Mark Hicks as the visitors slipped to 143-7.

It came down to the final over with Johnston needing seven runs to win.

James ran 2 and then 1 off the first two balls before Curtis Hicks ran 2 off the third.

There was no run off the next ball but a wide gave Hicks another chance. He could not run off the penultimate ball meaning they needed one from the final ball.

The winning moment

The ball hit Hicks and he ran to the other end and Gary James was able to get his bat down in time before Phil Hay’s throw hit the stumps.

It was a dramatic end to a thrilling game and Johnston will now look forward to their Harrison Allen quarter final.

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Phillips takes a hat trick as Cresselly seal Alec Colley final spot

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CRESSELLY are through to the final of the Alec Colley Cup after beating Hook on Wednesday night (July 21) at Narberth Cricket Club.

Chris Phillips took a hat trick for Cresselly as they restricted Hook to 133-8 in their innings before going to pass their target for the loss of only one wicket.

Hook won the toss and batted first on another warm evening and openers Jamie Phelps and George James shared 37 runs for the first wicket.

Phelps scored 18 but he was then caught and bowled as Phillips picked up the first of his four wickets.

James hit five fours and six in his score of 33 but Phillips had him caught by Scott Arthur.

Phillips then removed Brennan Martin with the next ball before bowling Oscar Willington to claim his hat trick.

It left Hook reeling on 64-4 but scores of 32 from Liam Miller and 21 from Will Goronwy rescued Hook.

Matthew Lewis claimed the wicket of Miller and he later bowled Andrew Thomas to finish with figures of 2-29.

There was also two wickets for Corey Lewis but it was Phillips’ figures of 4-33 that stood out.

Scott Arthur and Neil Williams got Cresselly’s reply off to a great start as they shared 50 runs for the first wicket.

Williams was bowled by Oscar Willington on a score of 6 but that was the only wicket to fall.

Arthur and Chris Phillips shared 84 runs to take Cresselly into the Alec Colley Cup final.

Phillips added to his earlier wickets with a score of 25 not out that included four fours.

Arthur was the star of the innings however, as he hit 12 fours to finish not out on 73.

They will now play the winners of the tie between Neyland and Saundersfoot who play tonight at Carew Cricket Club.

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Serrant-Green signs for Haverfordwest County

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HAVERFORDWEST COUNTY AFC has announced the signing of forward Jack Serrant-Green.

The 27-year-old puts pen-to-paper on a deal that will see him play his football at the Bridge Meadow Stadium for the 2021/22 Cymru Premier season.

Serrant-Green arrives in West Wales having recently played in the League of Ireland for Finn Harps and becomes the Bluebirds’ sixth signing of the summer.

Born in Nottingham, he began his career at Burton Albion, playing for their Under-18s side.

In 2013, he moved abroad to play for Swedish outfit Gottne IF. After two years in the Ettan Norra, he moved around to other clubs like Gällivare-Malmbergets, IFK Umeå, Kiruna FF, Söderhamns FF and Bodens BK.

The prolific striker accumulated a total of 92 goals in 149 appearances during his spell in the third, fourth and fifth tiers of Sweden.

Jack has been assigned the number 15 shirt and is available for sponsorship. If you are interested in sponsoring our newest recruit, please contact r.edwards@hcafc1899.football.

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Pembroke U11s earn first win of season

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PEMBROKE Under 11s earned their first win of the season recently as they beat Lamphey.

Pembroke scored 255-4 while Lamphey could only reach 245-4. Elsewhere in the Under 11s leagues, Narberth beat Haverfordwest.

Narberth U11s (250-5) beat Haverfordwest U11s (231-7)

Narberth: Iddgoda 2/2 & 9, O Johns 3/2, Z Aspurra 2/10.

Haverfordwest: Will D 1/6, Brandon D 2/5, Osian M 1/2, Imogen H 1/2.

The Under 11’s Semi Finals will both be played on Monday July 26.

Hook will host St Ishmaels and Saundersfoot are at home to Llechryd. The winners of the two games will contest the final which will be played at Hook on Monday, August 9.

Under 13’s

Hook (121-2) beat St Ishmaels (34-all out)

Hook: Oscar Willington 27 retired & 3-0, Ifan Williams 25 retired & 1-0, Rhys Phelps 17, William Harries 13 retired, Charlie Holder 7, Edward Johnson 2-6, Callum Nutty 1-6, Harri Evans 1-7

St Ishmaels: Dylan McGuire 4, Alfie Thomas 4, Ethan Dawes 4, Sammy Wilson 1-14

Under 15’s

Whitland (73-5) beat Llechryd (72-6)

Whitland: Charles Bujega 27 not out, Rhys Jones 18, Ethan Ryan 13, Cai lewis 1-3, Dai James 1-12 Cian Rees 1-16

Llechryd: Tomos Lewis 19 & 2-7, Ifan WJ 9, Joe Dow 1-8

Cresselly (28-all out) lost to Lawrenny (29-0)

Cresselly: Charlie Arthur 9, Ollie Arthur 9

Lawrenny: Finley Lewis 17 not out, Will Allen 10 not out, Rhydian Eynon 1-0, Mark White 1-3, Corey Hall 3-9, Noah Williams 5-1

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