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Lamphey U11s celebrate win in first league game

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LAMPHEY’s Under 11 side picked up a win in their first league game last week as they beat the joint team of Stackpole, Hundleton and Bosherston in a closely thought game.

Lamphey scored 287-3 after Stackpole had earlier scored 286-1.

For Stackpole, Ossian Ridgeway scored 11, Louis Dodson added 10 and there were scores of 8 from Ollie Frearson and 6 from Summer Russant.

Elsewhere, Pembroke reached a score of 217-6 in reply to St Ishmaels’ score of 295-4

Abdulla Bhatti scored 13 and finished with figures of 2-6 while Evan Clark took 2-14.

Rossi Ninnis scored 24 and there was a score of 14 from Dillion Lewis who also had good bowling figures of 2-7

Harry Wilson and Caydyn Mcguire each made scores of 11 while Morgan Britton took 2-14.

Saundersfoot beat Cresselly as they scored 294-1 before restricting their opponents to 260-7.

Olly Badham top scored with 26 and he also claimed excellent figures of 3-4.

Taylor Lewis 11, Olly Cook scored 10 while Dan Broomhall finished with figures of 2-15.

Ieuan Prout scored 22 and Griff Jenkins added 14. Phoenix Phillips scored 10 and took 1-18 while there was also a score of 10 from Archie Noyce.

The under 11s season got underway on a lovely evening at Cresselly with Olly Cook winning the toss for Saundersfoot and electing to bat.

Olly Badham (26) showed tremendous powerful stroke play along with Ollie Cook (10) and Taylor Lewis (11).

Pick of the bowlers for Cresselly included Phoenix Phillips 1-18 off 2, Griff Jenkins 0-4 off 2 Archie Noyce and Callum Prater 0-8 and Ellin Rdwards 0-9.

In reply Cresselly batted really well and were able to keep with the run rate – Griff (14) and Phoenix (10) set the tone however it was Ieuan Prout (22) which included 2 x 6s and 2 x 4s which really set the pace.

Ably supported by Archie Noyce (10) Cresselly found themselves well above the run rate at the halfway Mark. However, saundersfoot managed to take a late glut of wickets and this brought the run rate down rapidly.

Dylan Taylor along with Elin tried their best but Callum and Corrin who played some nice shots, found it tough going against 2 bowlers who regularly open the bowling for Cricket Wales West.

Zach and Ethan whilst not on the official scorecard, also batted really positively and ran extremely well between the wickets. Both hit boundaries to end the innings nicely.

In the Under 13s league, Neyland beat Haverfordwest.

Neyland scored 80-1 after earlier bowling Haverfordwest out for 78

Korey Arran retired on a score of 28 and later took two wickets for figures of 2-18.

Corey Riley also retired on 28 before also going on to finish with figures of 2-5.

Sammy Vaughan Harries finished unbeaten on 12.

Ashleigh Watkins took 2-8 while Evan Roberts was not out on 3 and also took 1-15.

Jack scored 19, Freddie scored 12, Finlay added 8 while Harry finished not out on 8 and Sidak finished with figures of 1-6.

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Ultra-runner demonstrates to never give up on your dreams

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Rhys O’Mara (Left), Sanna (Centre) and Hollie Thomas (Right)

INSPIRATIONAL speaker Sanna Duthie recently inspired Military and Protective Services learners at the College with her story of running the 186 mile Pembrokeshire Coastal Path in a record breaking 51.5 hours without any sleep, to help raise money for the Welsh Air Ambulance.

Former College learner Sanna Duthie, an office manager by day and active runner by night, shared her experience of running the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path in record breaking time. Sanna had participated in a few marathons over the years such as Tenby Long Course Weekend, the Gower 50 and the London Marathon.

However, the real adrenaline rush to complete the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path was when Sanna competed in a 100 mile race of the coastal path in 2017.

“I realised I wasn’t too bad at that distance and then that’s when I got it in my head about doing the whole thing.”

Running a coastal path isn’t the easiest challenge and Sanna had to be prepared with an extensive training programme running over 300 miles a month equivalent to 10 miles a day. Sanna also had strength and conditioning training at a local gym to ensure her successful recovery.

“Coast running is hard on your muscles and joints and you need to strengthen those in order to not get injured,” said Sanna.

Originally Sanna started to run the entire coastal path in August 2020 but after 63 miles had to abandon the race due to dangerous weather conditions. This only made Sanna more determined and she completed her ultra-run on 8 th May 2021.

Sanna explained the highs and lows of the run, “There were times when I just wanted to quit, and I even started to hallucinate but I used a tactic where rather than focus on the whole run I broke it down into sections – this made things less overwhelming. Close friends and family would join alongside me on different stages of my run, and this motivated me to get to the finish line.”

Protective services learner Rhys O’Mara was thoroughly inspired by Sanna’s story, “I feel like, from the talk, I’m more inspired to go out and push myself to take on bigger and better physical challenges, the talk really showed that you can achieve anything when you dedicate yourself to a task. After College I’m looking to join the RAF as a drone pilot and have a full career in the forces.”

Sanna was the first female to run the entire coastal path and breaking the previous record of 64 hours and 32 minutes and raised an impressive £5,768.14 for charity.

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Veteran Vikings beaten by Swansea

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HAKIN United Over 40s travelled to the Llandarcy Academy of Sport last Sunday (Nov 28) to play Swansea University.

Hakin took the lead inside 10 minutes as Matthew Price raced clear of the Uni defence before side footing the ball into the bottom corner.

A great start for the Veteran Vikings, but on the half hour mark, two quick goals for the Swansea men turned the game on its head.

A third goal just before half time put Swansea firmly in the drivers seat, but, the Hakin players felt that the goal was offside and that there was a handball in the build-up.

However, despite all of the protests, the goal stood.

Hakin looked far more purposeful in the second half, but they failed to find a goal that was going to get them back in the game.

Hakin are next in action on Sunday, December 12, when Church Village visit the Obs.

Hakin 40s: Jim Payne, Nick Jones, Adam Collins, Ali Davies, Paul Hannon, Marc Devonald, Simon Atyeo, Mark Riley, Paul Jones, Matthew Price, Phil Richards.

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Pembrokeshire Junior Netball League results

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IN the Pembrokeshire Junior Netball leagues on Saturday (Nov 27), there were wins for Sapphires White Under 12s and Pembroke Under 14s.

There was also a win for Fishguard Under 16s as they beat Pembroke 28-24.

Results for Saturday, November 27:

Under 12’s:

Sapphires White 7-4 Chaos Thunder

Players player:

Sapphires: Orla Maulio Martina

Chaos: Annabel Richards

Under 14’s:

Pembroke 23-17 Sapphires White

Players player:

Pembroke: Carys Kenniford

Sapphires: Florence Barker

Under 16’s:

Fishguard 28 v 24 Pembroke

Players player:

Fishguard: Evie Rands

Pembroke: Megan Bowen

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