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Bluebirds earn a point against Barry

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HAVERFORDWEST County and Barry Town United played out a 1-1 draw at the Ogi Bridge Meadow on Tuesday night (Nov 9).

The Bluebirds came into the game on the back of a 6-0 thumping at the hands of TNS and manager Wayne Jones would have been looking for a reaction from his side.

Haverfordwest had Kyle Patten in their squad lining up against brother Robbie, playing for Barry.

There was an early chance for the home side as Jazz Richards played the ball through for Kieran Lewis who ran into the box before cutting the ball back but his cross was cleared.

On 13 minutes Kayne McLaggon sent a curling effort towards goal but Lee Idzi made a great save to tip the ball wide for a corner.

Alaric Jones was then shown a yellow card as he brought down McLaggon on the edge of the box, as they chased a looping ball. It gave Barry a free kick near the edge of the D but the free kick came to nothing.

Kyle Patten went down injured soon after and the Bluebirds played temporarily with ten men but he was ok to carry on.

With half an hour gone Touray Sisay won the ball in midfield and ran into the box but he was well tracked by Robbie Patten and Sisay’s weak shot was easily saved.

It remained goalless at the break and the Bluebirds would have been pleased to keep a clean sheet having been beaten well by TNS the previous weekend.

Early in the second half a long throw into the box caused panic and after a scramble the ball was poked in by Kyle Patten.

Shortly before the hour mark Rhys Kavanagh controlled the ball well in the box and shot towards goal but Idzi made a great save to keep the Bluebirds ahead.

Ten minutes later though Barry were level. Iori Humphreys gave a free kick away on the left hand side. The ball was fizzed into the box and after it looped up into the air, keeper Idzi only succeeded in punching the ball down to the feet of McLaggon who stabbed the ball in.

With thirteen minutes to go the Bluebirds had a good chance to score as Richards’ cross was left by SIsay for Wilson but the ball just got away from him and his shot was saved by the keeper.

Barry sub Marcus Day then turned well in the box but he sent his shot over the bar.

That was the last of the action as neither side were able to find a winning goal, with both settling for a share of the points.

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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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