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Llanybydder see off battling Quins

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PEMBROKE DOCK QUINS travelled to OJ Park to face Llanybydder on Saturday (Mar 26) with confidence after coming out on top in their last two outings, despite being without four of their main back Division.

The Quins kicked off with the wind seemingly behind them, and they were soon to realise the effect it had as they were pinned back into their own half on one of the smaller pitches in the League.

Experienced No8 Thomas Wilson soon made the Quins pay with three well struck penalties in the opening 15 minutes.

The Quins soon hit back with a superb try from Sam (Rasher) James, racing over in the corner after good work from his Co Centre Gethin Bradney and Full Back Thomas Wheeler to pull the score back to 9-5.

It was clear at this stage that the Quins Backs had the beating of their opposite numbers, another two penalties by Thomas Wilson sent the home side in 18-5 up at the break.

The Quins defence stood up their more experienced opponents admirably and kept their line intact througout the half.

Recently the Quins have started the second half forcefully, and they really needed the next score, but sadly for them it did not come, indeed it was right Wing Ross Holder who touched down as the Quins tried to force the game, Thomas Wilson converted to his side 25-5 to the good.

To make matters worse the wind seemed to shift, and the home side added two more unconverted tries from Thomas Wilson and Left Wing Carwyn Blayney, who touched down with the last move of the match.

The effort and spirit from the Quins can’t be faulted, with Martin Cully in particularly playing out of position at hooker battling on despite an early ankle injury. Thomas Wheeler at Full Back despite his young age and slight stature was once again outstanding,and Gethin Bradney at Centre looked dangerous every time he had the ball.

The win for Llanybydder though moves them up to ninth place in League 3 West A.

The Quins are next in action on Saturday, April 2, as they make another long trip to take on Aberaeron.

Photo by Alan Fitzpatrick

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Haverfordwest County officials to visit Atlético Osasuna for strategic discussions

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NEXT week, Haverfordwest County A.F.C. chairman Robb Edwards and COO Beccy Nuttall will travel to Spain to visit Club Atlético Osasuna. During their visit, they will engage in high-level discussions with Osasuna’s upper management, focusing on community and fan engagement strategies.

In April, both Haverfordwest County A.F.C. and Club Atlético Osasuna were appointed to the Executive Board of the Union of European Clubs (UEC), an international organisation established in April 2023. The UEC was founded to provide a voice to the 92% of professional football clubs that often go unheard. The Union aims to democratise decision-making processes in European football, ensuring that each club has a vote and that the destiny of the sport is not determined solely by the wealthiest clubs on the continent.

“We look forward to this meeting with Osasuna and hope our collaboration with other clubs continues to grow,” said Edwards. The upcoming visit underscores the commitment of both clubs to fostering stronger ties and working collaboratively to shape the future of European football.

The discussions will likely cover a range of topics, from enhancing fan experiences to developing community outreach programmes, reflecting the shared values and objectives of both clubs within the UEC framework.

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Free multi-sports events for 5-7 year-olds in Haverfordwest

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SPORTS mad youngsters aged 5-7 and those looking to try out new sports and activities are invited to free multi-sport sessions in Haverfordwest.

The sessions run from 4.15pm to 5pm every Thursday during term time and are based on the Tennis Courts at Haverfordwest High VC School.

All sessions are free and there are a wide range of activities to try.

The sessions are run by Sport Pembrokeshire Staff and assisted by Young Ambassadors from Haverfordwest High

Local clubs also take part to run sessions and provide information on how to continue with any sport.

Parents/Carers who would like to sign children up for the session are required to complete the online form.

Dan Bellis of Sport Pembrokeshire, said: “It is great to see so many young people enjoying Sport and being physically active.

“The multi-sport sessions are great as they allow youngsters to try out so many different games and activities which really helps them to learn and develop.”

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Bike It 100: Kilgetty gears up for charity cycling event

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CYCLISTS from across the country are gearing up for the Kilgetty Bike It 100, a charity non-competitive cycling sportive set to take place on Sunday, 28th July 2024. Organised to support the Paul Sartori Foundation and Haverfordwest High School’s South Africa Rugby Tour 2025, the event promises a fun, friendly, and challenging day on the bike.

Participants can choose from three scenic routes of varying difficulty: 50.5 miles with an elevation of 3,400 feet, 77.8 miles with an elevation of 5,284 feet, and the full century route at 101.7 miles, climbing a total of 7,428 feet. Each route is meticulously planned with GPS guidance, direction markers, and designated water stops to ensure a safe and enjoyable ride.

Early bird entries are priced at £35 and are available until 31st May. Post this date, if slots remain, the entry fee will increase to £45. All participants will receive a commemorative Welsh slate medal upon completion. In addition to the ride, the event features organised outdoor BBQs, coffee stops, and well-earned drinks available for purchase at the finish, courtesy of Kilgetty Sports & Social Club.

The sportive has been a tremendous success in previous years, raising £12,000 in 2021 and 2023. Organisers hope to exceed this amount in 2024, bolstered by the community’s continued support and enthusiasm.

For more details and to register, participants can visit the British Cycling website or scan the QR code on the event poster. Queries can also be directed to [email protected].

Join us for a day of cycling through the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside, all while supporting two fantastic causes. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to ride, enjoy, and make a difference. Secure your spot today!

For more information, visit British Cycling Event Details.

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