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Fishguard, Goodwick and Clarby all win on first day

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THERE were wins for Goodwick United, Fishguard and Clarbeston Road on Saturday (Sept 4) as the new season got underway.

Goodwick started well in their game with Hundleton, scoring two goals in the first eight minutes.

On seven minutes, Nathan Greene set up Steven Dockerty to score the first and roles reversed just a minute later as Greene doubled Goodwick’s lead.

Five minutes into the second half Jordan Griffiths set up Rhys Dalling to score the third and it was 4-0 fifteen minutes when Jonny Horgan put the ball in the net.

Horgan then turned provider for Sion O’Sullivan to score eleven minutes from time to seal the win.

In Fishguard, Pennar took the lead after ten minutes through Kieran Smith but the lead only lasted a minute as Stephen Lewis equalised.

Four minutes into the second half Jordan Raymond scored to put Fishguard ahead and they held on for the win.

Clarbeston Road got their season off to the best possible start as they beat St Ishmaels 3-0.

Clarby started the better team and played the first half with the slope and a slight breeze to their backs.

On a very hard pitch it was difficult to play football and the game was very competitive and Tish did not make it easy for their visitors.

The first goal was scored by Steff Thomas after 20 minutes, a few passes through midfield and Matthew Ellis threaded the ball through for Steff to drive a low shot past the Tish keeper.

The second goal came after 35 minutes. A throw in on the right side found Steff Thomas who flicked the ball in the path of Matthew Davies. He controlled the ball before beating the defender and firing a low hard shot past the goal keeper.

We had a few more chances to extend the lead in the first half, the best of those chances fell to Ben John who headed over from a corner.

In the second half Tish used the slope and breeze to bombard Clarby’s defence with long balls but Charlie George, Greg Brown and Tom Glover coped well aerially and they never really troubled our goal keeper Dave Pepper.

The third goal came after 70 minutes and knocked the stuffing out of Tish’s attempts to get back into the game.

Some good build up play between Matthew Davies and Mikey Loveridge down the right provided a cross for Ben John to finish from 6 yards out.

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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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