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Lawrenny keep the pressure on

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LAWRENNY kept the pressure on Neyland with a big win over Whitland on Saturday (July 3).

Whitland won the toss and elected to field in a game that was reduced to 40 overs because of the weather.

Lawrenny posted 187-9 in their innings with opening bat Harry Thomas starring.

However, he saw fellow opener Kurtis Marsh dismissed for a score of 10 to the bowling of Conor Bowen.

Soon after, Wayne Howells trapped James Phillips leg before wicket and Ryan Morton was bowled by Geraint Phillips on a score of 12.

That left Lawrenny on 34-3 but Thomas and James Buckle got their side back on track.

They shared 78 runs for the fourth wicket and Thomas also reached his half century.

Buckle made a score of 22 but he was caught and bowled by Scott Newton.

Tom Cole hit a four and a six in a quick cameo before he was bowled by Newton.

Thomas had hit thirteen fours in his score of 79 but he also fell to the bowling of Newton as he was caught by Geraint Jones.

That left Lawrenny on 153-6 and they were soon seven down as Joe Kidney was bowled by Gethin Scourfield.

Conor Bowen bowled Jamie Lewis while Rob Williams’ score of 18 (one four, one six) pushed the score up.

Williams also fell to Bowen on the last ball of the innings and it meant that Whitland would need 188 to win.

Whitland lost regular intervals in their reply however, and they never looked like they would chase down their target.

They soon found themselves on 26-5 as Jamie Lewis picked up four wickets.

Lewis bowled Nathan Evans and he then did the same to Hywel Bevan.

He then had Geraint Jones caught by Tom Cole before Rob Williams had Jacob Owen caught by James Phillips.

Lewis then claimed his fourth as he had Jonathan Thomas caught by Kurtis Marsh.

Scott Newton and Gethin Scourfield halted the flow of wickets as they shared 43 runs for the sixth wicket.

It did little to affect the game though as Kurtis Marsh claimed the wicket of Scourfield who had score 26.

Ryan Morton then bowled Luc Owen and Conor Bowen in consecutive balls and Marsh then dismissed Dafydd Evans.

Newton hit three fours and a six off his penultimate ball before he was stumped by James Phillips to give Marsh his third wicket and Lawrenny the win.

It saw Whitland bowled out for 87 as Lawrenny sealed victory by 100 runs.

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Harrison Allen: Lawrenny go through to quarter finals

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LAWRENNY booked their place in the quarter finals of the Harrison Allen Bowl on Wednesday night (May 25) as they beat Burton by nine wickets.

Lawrenny won the toss and elected to field and they were able to bowl Burton out for just 93.

Burton lost James Davies early on as he was caught by Tom Cole off the bowling of Jamie Lewis.

Ryan Morton also claimed two wickets as Burton slipped to 58-3.

That brought Luke Hayman into the middle with brother Toby and the pair took the score to 67-3 after 13 overs.

Toby reached a score of 37 before heading back to the pavilion while Luke added 12.

Steve Lewis was in fine form for Lawrenny as he took five wickets to finish with 5-13 while Ryan Morton finished with 2-26.

There were also wickets from Jamie Lewis (1-14) and Finley Lewis (1-7).

In reply, Steve Lewis scored 23 before he was sent back. Harry Thomas finished unbeaten on 23 while Troy Purslowe was not out on 45.

It sets up a quarter final against the winners of the game between Hundleton and Cresselly.

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Llangwm edge past Tish to book Harrison Allen quarter final spot

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LLANGWM secured their place in the quarter finals of the Harrison Allen Bowl on Wednesday night (May 25) as they beat St Ishmaels by 4 runs.

Tish won the toss and chose to field and they restricted Llangwm to 146-9 in their 22 overs.

Noah Davies and Joe Kiff made a good start for the hosts as they shared 67 runs for the first wicket.

Kiff was the first man to go as he was caught by Ieuan Hawkins off the bowling of Brennan Devonald on a score of 27 that had included two fours and two sixes.

Soon after, Davies, who had hit one of each boundary in his score of 27, was also following Kiff back to the pavilion after being bowled by Jonathan Pawlett.

Pawlett also claimed the wicket of Will Beresford before Steven Mills departed on a score of 16 (1 four, 1 six) when he was caught and bowled by Devonald.

That left Llangwm on 107-4 but scores of 15 from Matthew Kiff and 16 not out from David Lewis saw them to their total.

For Tish, Pawlett finished with excellent figures of 4-41 while Devonald finished with 3-25.

Peter Bradshaw hit two early fours in his score of 12 but he was run out.

Karl Rhead and Andrew Palmer shared 42 runs for the second wicket as Palmer made his way to a score of 35.

Rhead was bowled by Steven Mills who then did the same to Brennan Devonald moments later.

Palmer had reached 42 with five fours and a six but when he was brilliantly caught by Luke Brock off the bowling of Mills, Tish had slipped to 77-4.

Phil Cockburn and Jonathan Pawlett then shared 23 runs for the fifth wicket as they looked to keep Tish in the game.

Pawlett hit a six but was then caught by Oliver Davies to give Mills his fourth wicket and figures of 4-28.

Cockburn and Andew Pawlett then shared 37 runs for the sixth wicket as they took the tie down to the final over of the game.

They scored 17 runs off the 20th over and 18 runs off the 21st over meaning they would need 11 off the final over to win it.

Cockburn took a run off the first to bring Pawlett on strike. After missing the third ball he went for a run that wasn’t there and keeper Beresford ran out Cockburn.

He had hit two fours and three sixes in his score of 39 from 30 balls.

Andrew Pawlett and Andrew Williams could only take five runs from the next five balls but it wasn’t enough for victory.

Pawlett finished unbeaten on a score of 20 from 11 balls with one four and two sixes.

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Crymych Panthers hold Boccia competition

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CRYMYCH Panthers Boccia Club recently held their first in-house Boccia competition, with eight members competing in two categories: BC1&2 (participants with a physical impairment) and BC8 (participants with an intellectual impairment).

Games were played in a round robin style competition. The final of the BC1&2 between Racheal Bailey and James Pugh was a very close game with James winning by 3 points to 1. The BC 8 final was between Yvonne Berry and Dewi Evans. Dewi won by 10 points to nil, back on form as a former Welsh international Special Olympic team member.

The competition was sponsored by Andrew Scott Davies of Pembroke who took part in the 2021 CARTEN 100 bike to assist the club.

Andrew Scott Davies presenting the winners and runners up with their trophies. All participants received a certificate of attendance.

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