Connect with us
Advertisement
Advertisement

Sport

Max’s treble helps Neyland through

Published

on

NEYLAND’S Max Bowman-Davies scored a hat trick to help his side through to the second round of the Senior Cup on Saturday (Oct 16) as they came from behind to beat Fishguard 4-2.

Fishguard had enjoyed an almost perfect start to the season winning their opening four games prior to last Saturday’s 3-3 draw with Monkton.

Neyland had endured a difficult start to the season, coming up against Goodwick, Monkton and Hakin United whilst also being knocked out of the West Wales Cup.

On Saturday, it was Fishguard who started well as Niall Kinsella had a chance but he shot over the bar.

There was some good play between Aidan Rees, Simon Ellis and Bowman-Davies soon after but the latter could not get a shot away.

Danny Hopkin was then fouled by Josh Watts, giving the hosts a free kick in a dangerous position. Kinsella stepped up to take it and curled a shot in off the left hand post and into the net.

Just three minutes later, Stephen Lewis crossed into the box for Greg Hughes who headed in.

Things did not look good for Neyland but they soon pulled a goal back as the ball fell to Bowman-Davies in the box who fired in to the bottom left corner of the net.

With half an hour gone, Keegan Summers played in Jordan Raymond but he rolled a shot just wide of the right hand post.

Two minutes later Neyland were level. A first long throw from Mike Chandler was headed back out but his second throw found Ellis at the back post who headed in off the underside of the bar.

Chandler then set up Bowman-Davies but he saw his shot saved by Fishguard keeper Steven James.

It remained 2-2 at half time and both sides still held hopes of making it through to the next round.

Fifteen minutes into the second half it was Neyland who got the all-important fifth goal as Bowman-Davies scored his second of the game.

He completed his hat trick ten minutes from time to all but seal Neyland’s passage into round 2.

News

Free disability sports event heads to Pembroke Leisure Centre

Published

on

PEMBROKE Leisure Centre will play host to a free disability sports and physical event later this month with lots of sports and activities to try.

The insport series, in partnership with Disability Sport Wales, Sport Pembrokeshire and Pembrokeshire Leisure is an inclusive sport and physical activity event.

It offers opportunities for disabled young people (ages 5 years+) and adults across Pembrokeshire and friends and family are welcome.

On offer to try are: boxing, boccia, swimming (on a separate first come first serve booking basis), football, wheelchair rugby, target shooting, adaptive bikes, cricket, golf, multisport, and more.

The event takes place Pembroke Leisure Centre, on Wednesday May 29th between 10am-2pm.  

Booking for the event and swim places is required.

For more information please contact: Jess West from Sport Pembrokeshire byemail [email protected] or by calling 07795305871.

Continue Reading

News

Two changes to Scarlets side for Zebre match-up

Published

on

HEAD coach Dwayne Peel has made two changes to his Scarlets starting XV for Friday’s BKT United Rugby Championship round 17 clash with Zebre Parma at the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi (19:35 BBC Wales).

Alex Craig has recovered from a hamstring issue to take his place in the second row, while behind the scrum Ioan Lloyd replaces fellow Wales international Sam Costelow at fly-half.

Ioan Nicholas, Tomi Lewis and Ryan Conbeer continue in the back three; Johnny Williams again partners Eddie James, while Lloyd links up with the experienced Gareth Davies at half-back.

In the pack, the front row of Kemsley Mathias, skipper Ryan Elias and Harri O’Connor get the nod to start again. Craig partners Morgan Jones at lock, while Taine Plumtree, Dan Davis and No. 8 Carwyn Tuipulotu are selected in the back row.

On the bench, Wales U20s centre Macs Page – part of Llandovery’s Indigo Premiership title-winning side last weekend – is set to make his URC debut.

Scarlets scrum and contact skills coach Emyr Phillips said: “We are looking to build some momentum in these last two games to fire us into pre-season. We are encouraging the boys to play high-tempo rugby and get the ball moving because that’s when we are at our best. We know Zebre will bring emotion to the game and we need to match that.”

Scarlets team to play Zebre Parma at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi on Friday, May 17 (19:35; BBC Wales)

15 Ioan Nicholas; 14 Tomi Lewis, 13 Johnny Williams, 12 Eddie James, 11 Ryan Conbeer; 10 Ioan Lloyd, 9 Gareth Davies; 1 Kemsley Mathias, 2 Ryan Elias (capt), 3 Harri O’Connor, 4 Alex Craig, 5 Morgan Jones, 6 Taine Plumtree, 7 Dan Davis, 8 Carwyn Tuipulotu.

Reps: 16 Shaun Evans, 17 Wyn Jones, 18 Sam Wainwright, 19 Jarrod Taylor, 20 Ben Williams, 21 Kieran Hardy, 22 Sam Costelow, 23 Macs Page

Players unavailable because of injury

Tom Rogers, Sam Lousi, Vaea Fifita, Steff Evans, Joe Roberts, Josh Macleod, Teddy Leatherbarrow, Jac Davies.

Continue Reading

News

Charity football match scores big for mental health awareness

Published

on

IN an inspiring display of community spirit and sportsmanship on Friday (May 10), the Ogi Bridge Meadow stadium hosted a charity football match that saw local mental health charity, Give The Boys A Lift (GTBAL), triumph over 2Wish, with a final score of 5-1. The event drew a large crowd, who gathered to support both organizations dedicated to mental health and well-being.

GTBAL, a renowned Pembrokeshire charity known for its efforts in mental health advocacy, put on a strong performance, leading to a decisive victory that was met with enthusiastic applause and cheers from the spectators. The match not only provided an evening of thrilling sports action but also raised significant awareness and funds for the causes represented by the two teams.

Maria Elena Smith, a spectator and supporter, praised the event, commenting, “Amazing effort from everyone involved. As always, the charities that support so many families and individuals have come out in force. Well done all and thank you for all the support.”

Adrian Smith, another attendee, highlighted the importance of the charities’ work, stating, “Don’t underestimate what both these charities do. It was a fantastic evening raising awareness.”

The event served as a reminder of the vital role these organizations play in the community, offering support and resources to those facing mental health challenges. Congratulations to all involved for a successful event that went beyond just a game, fostering community unity and support for pivotal causes.

Continue Reading

News1 day ago

Anticipation builds for more Northern Lights as solar activity peaks

IN the wake of a mesmerising display of the aurora borealis last weekend, experts predict further celestial spectacles are imminent...

Crime2 days ago

Arrest made following report of sexual assault in Haverfordwest

DETECTIVES in Haverfordwest are appealing for witnesses following a report of a sexual assault which occurred at approximately 10:00pm-11:30pm on...

Entertainment2 days ago

Dolly Parton ‘tickled pink’ by curiosity about her Welsh roots

DOLLY Parton has expressed her delight over the interest in her Welsh heritage, saying she is “tickled pink” about the...

News3 days ago

Welsh Government ministers ‘economical with truth’ over Withyhedge

THE FIRST MINISTER couldn’t have been clearer. There was no room for misinterpreting his words. Andrew RT Davies, the leader...

Business3 days ago

Ascona Group announces rebranding of two west Wales sites

PEMBROKESHIRE-BASED Ascona Group has announced the rebranding of two of its Pembrokeshire service stations to the Valero brand. The rebranding...

News4 days ago

Puffin protection laws at centre of post Brexit row

The puffin, a beloved seabird and symbol of Pembrokeshire, is caught in a heated dispute over the UK’s post-Brexit fishing...

Crime4 days ago

Man sentenced to 16 weeks for theft from Pembroke Dock Boots

RAJ DOMNU, a 27-year-old resident of Scunthorpe, has been sentenced to 16 weeks in prison for his involvement in the...

Crime4 days ago

Milford woman ’caused significant life-changing injuries to motorcyclist’

A MILFORD HAVEN woman has appeared before magistrates charged with causing what the Crown has described as ‘significant, life changing...

Crime5 days ago

Pembrokeshire firefighter admits drink-driving

A COURT has told how a Pembrokeshire firefighter volunteer made ‘the biggest mistake of his life’ after driving at Canaston...

News5 days ago

As pressure builds, RML closes Withyhedge to fresh rubbish

THE WITHYHEDGE landfill site will be closed to all waste inputs, except engineering material, starting Wednesday, May 15. The company...

Popular This Week