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Pembroke County Cricket Junior League results



THE Pembroke County Cricket Club Junior League, sponsored by llewelyn Davies & co Chartered accountant, continued with more exciting games last week.

Under 11’s

St Ishmaels (249-4) Haverfordwest (277-4)

Haverfordwest: Will Davies 14 & 1-9, Harri Atyeo 12, Ed Raymond 2-11, Ryan Dewstone 1-7

St Ishmaels: Jack Echeverria 6, Iestyn Roberts 5, Mason Hammond 2-10, Luca Orton 1-7

Cresselly (318-7) Llechryd(S) (278-6)

Report supplied by Cresselly

Cresselly U11’s took on Llechryd U11’s softball team, who made the long trip south, but it was the Doves who came away with the win on this occasion.

The sun was out and the pitch looked in great nick as always. The Llechryd skipper lost the toss and Cresselly’s captain for the night Max Davies chose to field first. Some tight bowling kept Llechryd down to 278 for 6, with wickets for Bobby, Elin (x2), Caden (wicket maiden), Rhys, and Evan.

In reply, the Doves totalled 318 for 7, so a Cresselly win by 40 runs. Jess and George put on 19. Ollie and Mari put on 38, Jack and Archie put on 32 and Elin and Max put on 26.

There were also good knocks late on from Rhys and Jack, Bobby and Zara, and Caden and Evan.

Doves squad: Mari Cole, Elin Edwards, Zara Pugh, Ollie Toy, Jessica Williams, Ieuan Prout, Evan Hughes, Jack Mears, Max Davies, Jack Nicholas, Archie Noyce, George Hughes, Bobby Shapcott, Caden Jones

Thanks very much to Nat for scoring.

Under 13’s

Llechryd (150-1) Whitland (81-3)

Llechryd: J Harries 28 retired & 1-0, E. lewis 20, G Wilcox 22n/o, D West 28 retired, H Beard 1-8

Whitland: Iestyn Davies 14, Cai Faulkner 10, Ryan 1-7

St Ishmaels (57-6) Hook (52-6)

Hook: Rhys Tennick 8  & 1-12, Freddie Goodridge 6 & 1-16, Manny Davies 1-5, Alex Blowers  1-10

St Ishmaels: Charlie Welsh 11 & 1-4, Fletcher turner 2-7, Morgan Britton 1-5, Taio Hein 1-11, Rossi Ninnis 1-3

Pembroke (56-6) hook (154-1)

Lamphey (106-3) Stackpole (65-5)

Lamphey: Evan Clarke 16, Elliot Midgley 26 retired, Morgan Price Richards 18 & 3-8, Cory Shelmerdine 7, Terrence 3 for 9

Stackpole: Ossian Ridgeway 13, Ollie Frearson 5 & 2-12, Sam Adams 9, Louis Dodson 1-15

Lamphey (87-4) Pembroke (64-10)

Lamphey: Elliott 26 not out, Morgan 18, Terrence 3-9

Cresselly (90-0) Laugharne (89-10)

Cresselly: Griff Jenkins 31 not out, Milo Jones 30 not out & 1-10, Lewis Mason 3-5, iori Thomas 3-13, Ollie Arrthur 1-11

Laugharne: Rhys Davies 20, Dominic James 14, Ellis Hennessey 12

Kilgetty (147-4) Whitland (56-7)

Kilgetty: Logan Hall 25NO, Olly Cook 25NO, Olly Tucker 30NO, Dylan Sine 14, Rhys Davies 2-9, Iestyn Davies 1-23

Whitland: Kai Faulkner 17, Taylor Lewis 1-3, George Schultz 1-4, Maddoc Evans 1-9, George MacDonald 1-14

Under 15’s

Haverfordwest (72-4) Pembroke (73-2)

Haverfordwest: Sidak Mahey 19, George Twigg 10, George Dewstowe 1-20, Will Edwards 1-5

Pembroke: James Davies 38, Harry Penkitt 12, Fred Morris 1-6

Cresselly (71-7) Whitland (72-4)

Cresselly: O Arthur 23, J Davies 12, I Thomas 2-12, E Phillips 2-13

Whitland: R Jones 21, D James 16, C lewis 13, C Bujega 1-9, C Rees 2-12, F Davies 2-11, D James 1-21

Lamphey Under 13s
Whitland Under 13s


Welsh Government Rural Affairs Minister congratulates this year’s award winners



EVERY nominee for this year’s Lantra Cymru Awards scheme has demonstrated their commitment to lifelong learning and maintaining the highest standards across all areas of working, Welsh Government Minister Lesley Griffiths has said.
The Minister has thanked and congratulated all this year’s award winners as well as the training providers who had nominated them.
The Minister said: “The Lantra Cymru Awards are a great opportunity to celebrate the commitment and passion of individuals across Wales. A huge well done to all the nominees, winners and training providers for all of their hard work including to increase efficiency and introduce further innovative ideas into their ways of working.”
Leading Welsh agriculturalist Mr Peter Rees, chair of Lantra Wales, presided over this year’s selection panel, which included Kevin Thomas, Director of Lantra Wales, Dr Nerys Llewelyn Jones, founder and Managing Partner of Agri Advisor solicitors and agricultural Health and Safety expert Brian Rees, a former chair of the Wales Farm Safety Partnership and a Farming Connect farm safety mentor.
Mr Rees said that the Lantra Cymru Awards was always one of the highlights of the annual Welsh farming calendar, adding that it was testament to all the industry’s rural stakeholders, including colleges and training providers, that despite the current economic challenges within the industry, they had again identified and nominated many outstanding individuals.
“The Lantra Cymru Awards scheme, now in its 28th year, rewards the lifelong learning achievements of the many workers who, through their significant skills and abilities, contribute not only to farming but to the wider rural agenda in Wales, our rural economy and to the communities where they live and work.
“Each nominee’s clear commitment to continuous professional development and achievements within the environmental and land-based sectors, is doing so much to maintain professional, up to date standards within our industry.
“Each one of them is making a significant contribution, not only within their own particular area of working, but to the sustainability and modernisation of Welsh agriculture long term,” said Mr Rees.
Farming Connect is delivered by Menter a Busnes and Lantra Wales and funded by the Welsh Government and the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.

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Funding boost on offer for local sports groups



INVESTING in grassroots and community sport has led to more than £300,000 being accessed by local clubs in 2022 and this year it could be your chance for a share.

Pembrokeshire County Council’s Sport Pembrokeshire helped 55 sports clubs receive a share of £335,388 from Sport Wales via the Be Active Wales Fund grants system last year.

In 2023 there are grants available for a variety of schemes or activities including coach education courses, essential items of equipment, new team start-ups and developing ‘on field’ activities.

Examples from last year include a Sea Cadet unit receiving £16,522 to buy a new safety boat as well as powerboat and safety boat courses, a table tennis club that got £700 for two new tables and a local football club accessed a grant of nearly £8,000 for training courses, balls, bibs, cones and goalposts.

Graham Willcocks at Trefloyne Junior Golf Academy, said: “The grant we received from the Be Active Wales Fund got us off to a flying start. We didn’t have much in the bank so it was a massive leap for us when they provided all the equipment we needed to get youngsters starting to play golf.
“With the support of Alan Jones at Sport Pembrokeshire, it was easy, with a straightforward application process and a really fast turnaround. Without that grant we wouldn’t be anywhere near where we are today.”

Sports Development Link Officer at Sport Pembrokeshire, Alan Jones added: “We would love to hear from any clubs and sports groups, large or small, to see if we can help access some grant funding to support community sport, and encourage people to get in touch.”  

Any sports clubs interested can find out more about the grants from Sport Pembrokeshire and the Sport Wales websites.

Email for more information and to tell the team about what your club needs and what you would like to do.

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Wales supporter from Pembrokeshire dies in Qatar during World Cup



A WALES fan has passed away while following his team with his friends and family at the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.

Kevin Davies, a 62-year-old from Pembrokeshire, has sadly died while in the Middle East with his son and some pals to witness Wales’ first World Cup campaign since 1958.

The Pembrokeshire Herald understands that Mr Davies died of natural causes on Friday but he was not at the stadium to watch Wales’ 2-0 defeat by Iran.

The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office confirmed it was “supporting the family of a British man who has died in Qatar”.

His family is being offered UK consular assistance.

The Wales Football Supporters’ Group said: “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Kevin Davies, of Pembrokeshire, who sadly passed away in Doha yesterday.

“The Red Wall are a family and we are here for you.”

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