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Carew hold off Tish chase to earn fourth win

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CAREW held off a strong chase from St Ishmaels to seal their fourth win of the season on Saturday (Jun 11).

Tish won the toss and chose to field but they saw Carew amass 263-7 from their 45 overs.

Carew lost Rhys Davies and Tim Hicks (23) early on, both to Jonathan Pawlett, as they fell to 47-2 but Ian Sefton and Lewis Hicks shared 118 runs for the third wicket.

Both reached their half centuries but their partnership was eventually broken by Phil Llewellyn.

Hicks had hit five fours and a six in his score of 53 but he was then caught by Brennan Devonald.

Sefton had hit 11 fours in his score of 63 but he was then trapped leg before by Andrew Williams to make the score 168-4.

Shaun Whitfield and Nick Davies added another 33 runs fore the fifth wicket. Whitfield only faced 11 balls but he hit a four and two sixes to reach a score of 20 before being caught by Devonald off the bowling of Williams.

Luke Hicks joined Davies in the middle and they continued to put runs on the board with a sixth-wicket stand of 52.

Hicks hit two fours and a six in his score of 19 from 11 balls but he was run out by Jonathan Pawlett.

Davies hit three fours and two sixes in his score of 49 and was unlucky to miss out on a half century as he was bowled by Devonald.

That meant that Tish would need 264 to win the game and although they lost Phil Llewellyn early in their reply, caught by Rhys Davies off the bowling of Sam Harts, they responded well.

Peter Bradshaw and Karl Rhead shared 76 runs for the second wicket. Rhead hit five fours and a six in his score of 38 but he was bowled by Sion Jenkins.

Andrew Williams came in and scored 28 but he was caught by Tim Hicks off the bowling of Shaun Whitfield.

Soon after, Brennan Devonald was bowled by Jenkins as Tish slipped to 101-4.

Bradshaw and Phil Cockburn shared 28 runs for the fifth wicket but Rhys Davies caught and bowled Bradshaw on a score fo 38.

Cockburn and Jonathan Pawlett then added another 43 runs for the sixth wicket as they looked to keep their side in the game.

Cockburn hit five fours in his score of 32 but he was then bowled by James Hinchliffe.

Jonathan Pawlett was joined by Andrew Pawlett and the pair finished unbeaten but they had been left with too much to do as they fell 50 runs short of their target.

Andrew was unbeaten on 12 while Jonathan hit seven fours to finish not out on 48.

On Saturday, June 18, Carew host Llangwm while St Ishmaels travel to Saundersfoot.

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Burton ladies beat Pembroke Dock to win Clive Huxley Cup

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BURTON ladies won the Clive Huxley Cup on Sunday, August 7, as they beat Pembroke Dock in the final.

The game was played at Stackpole and a good crowd gathered to watch two teams who had played brilliantly throughout the league season.

Pembroke Dock sat top of Division 2 while Burton were second in Division 1 and it promised to be an exciting final.

There were some excellent performances and some outstanding catches but it was Burton who came out on top.

Burton won the toss and chose to field first and they were able to restrict the Dockettes to 82-8 in their 20 overs.

Olivia James struck in the second to remove Carys Lloyd. Sian James scored 16 but she was then bowled by James.

Katie Griffiths and Ava Midgeley then shared 31 runs for the third wicket. However, Midgeley was then stumped off the bowling of Zoe Brick on a score of 14.

Soon after, Griffiths departed, having also scored 14, when she was caught by Bronwen Scale off the bowling of Finola Scale.

Finola Scale also claimed the wicket of Cheryl Hughes before Lilly Thomas bowled both Rachel Sander and Nicola Murray.

Olivia James returned and she bowled Lana Jones for a duck and to finish with excellent figures of 3-18.

Pembroke Dock ladies celebrate the catch of the match

Burton began their reply well with Finola Scale and Rhiannon Morgan sharing 45 runs for the first wicket.

Morgan was then trapped leg before by Lana Jones but the runs continued as Scale and Lilly Thomas added another 34 runs before the second wicket fell.

Thomas hit two fours but she was caught and bowled by Cheryl Hughes.

Finola Scale was joined by Bronwen Scale and the pair shared the best partnership of the match, adding 72 runs for the third wicket.

Bronwen hit four fours in her score of 30 but she was then caught by Lana Jones off the bowling of Carys Lloyd.

Ava Midgeley then bowled Rebecca Barton for a duck and Olivia James was run out as the Dock hit back late on, looking to keep the score down.

They were unable to remove Finola Scale though as she finished unbeaten on 76 which included 10 fours.

That gave Burton a score of 163-5 in their 20 overs, a lead of 81.

The Dockettes knew they would need to bat well if they were to get Burton to bat again and they made a good start with Katie Griffiths and Ava Midgeley sharing 20 runs.

Midgeley made a score of 10 but she was then bowled by Finola Scale.

Soon after, Sian James was caught by Elaine Scale off the bowling of Rhiannon Morgan and Carys Lloyd was also caught by Elaine off the bowling off the bowling of Finola Scale.

That left the Dock 33-3 but Griffiths and Cheryl Hughes added 27 runs for the fourth wicket.

Hughes hit two fours in her score of 16 but she was then bowled by Morgan.

More wickets began to fall as Rachel Sander was run out and Nicola Murray was bowled by Finola Scale for a duck.

Opener Griffiths had made her way to a score of 21 but she was then bowled by Lilly Thomas the Dock slipped to 72-7.

Louise Kitts was bowled by Thomas and Ellie Davies was run out. Olivia James then bowled Lowis Hughes and the Dockettes were all out for 83.

It meant that Burton would need just three runs to win the game. They needed just five runs to hit the winning four and Burton celebrated their cup win.

After the match, Finola Scale was named as the player of the match for her knock of 76 and figures of 3-11 and 2-10 in both innings.

Player of the match: Finola Scale
Runners up: Pembroke Dock ladies
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Rogers achieves fourth place finish at UK Strongest Man event

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PEMBROKESHIRE man Wayne Rodgers recently achieved a fourth place finish at the UK’s Strongest Man Masters tournament.

Wayne, from Mastlebridge, travelled to the event, held in Bishop Auckland, following numerous hours of training.

Competing with some of the strongest men in Great Britain, Wayne finished just half a point off the podium places.

And he is already looking ahead to his next competition, Wales’ Strongest Man, in Cwmbran on October 31.

Speaking to the Herald after the event, Wayne said: “It felt good, there were some massive lads there. I was half a point off finishing in third place. It was a shock to the system but I am chuffed with that.”

It was an incredibly tight contest with just two points separating the top four.

Among the events Wayne competed in was the Viking Press. He came third in that event with 12 reps, the winner producing 15 reps.

In the deadlift event, Wayne managed 310kg and was all set to go for 320kg, which would have been a Welsh Masters’ record, but he was just unable to complete the lift.

Wayne also did a Farmers Walk and also competed in the famous Atlas Stones event. Wayne managed 140kg but couldn’t quite get the 150kg stone up.

The final event was the car deadlift and Wayne managed to hold for 85 seconds, just five seconds off the leaders’ time.

Wayne, who works as a roofer, trains three nights a week with Pembrokeshire Powerlifting in Cresselly and is also one of the organisers of the Pembrokeshire’s Strongest Man event.

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Hakin to play Herbie in Joe Lennon Final

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HAKIN United will play Herbrandston in the Joe Lennon Cup Final on Friday (Aug 12) after the pair won their respective semi-finals this week.

Hakin United earned a 6-0 win over Milford United on Monday, August 8. Goals from Justin Harding, Leon Luby, Jack Britton, Shane Walsh, Laurie Haworth and Hayden Dimond gave them a comfortable win.

It was the same story on Wednesday (Aug 10), as Herbrandston beat St Ishmaels 6-0.

Craig Nicholson scored twice for Herbie with other goals coming from Dan Evans, Callum Stannett and Daniel Armstrong.

The final will be played at The Obs on Friday, August 12, 6pm kick off.

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