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Llangwm end Saundersfoot’s winning run

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SAUNDERSFOOT’s winning run came to an end on Saturday (May 28) as they were beaten by Llangwm.

Put in to bat by their hosts, Llangwm scored 232-5 from their 45 overs.

Will Beresford and Noah Davies got Llangwm off to an excellent start as they shared 95 runs for the first wicket.

Neil Powling made the breakthrough for Saundersfoot as he had Beresford caught by Danny Brace on a score of 45 (nine fours).

Davies and Huw Brock then added 78 runs for the second wicket. Davies neared his half century while Brock played a supporting role, hitting two fours and a six in his score of 24.

Brock was caught by James Caine off the bowling of Tom Mansbridge and, soon after, he also had Joseph Kiff (10; 1 six) out in the same way.

Davies hit twelve fours and three sixes as he reached his century, eventually falling for 104 to the bowling of Jack Franklin.

Steven Inward hit two fours and two sixes in his late score of 25 from 16 balls before falling to Franklin.

It left Joe Phillips not out on 11 as Saundersfoot were set 233 to win the game.

They lost Tom Mansbridge for a duck early in their reply though and Jack Franklin departed having made a score of 12 when he was trapped leg before by Joe Phillips.

Phillips also bowled James Caine but scores of 30 from Sam Franklin and 52 from Simon Stanford kept Saundersfoot in the game.

Phillips bowled Franklin while Stanford later fell to Dominic Asson.

Paul Mansbridge made a late score of 28 before being bowled by Phillips as Saundersfoot began to run out of batsmen.

Joe Phillips finished with excellent figures of 6-18 as Saundersfoot were bowled out for 135.

The win for Llangwm gives them the maximum 20 points and they now sit in seventh place in the table, level on points with sixth placed Narberth.

On Saturday, June 4, Llangwm host St Ishmaels while Saundersfoot travel to Lawrenny.

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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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