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In form Robins ready for Vikings clash – Division One Preview

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Pembrokeshire’s top division has a full complement of fixtures this weekend after many teams were in cup action last time out. Our attention is immediately drawn to the big local derby at the Obs. Steve Parks’ team are unbeaten since mid January and have three impressive wins on the bounce, this makes them a very dangerous opponent for Hakin United this weekend. With the added spice of a local derby, Hakin cannot afford to drop points if they are to remain in the title race. The Robins however have absolutely no pressure whatsoever and this definitely adds to their dangerous nature. 

At Bush Camp the hosts are three without a win and it doesn’t get much easier with the visit of Clarbeston Road. Pennar sit in eighth place and are five points clear of the relegation zone so they are not safe yet. Carl Vincent will be demanding a good performance from his team on their own patch. Tenby have found a good vein of form and are unbeaten in three, last week they impressively beat Clarby 3-1, this weekend they welcome Merlins Bridge to the Clicketts. The Wizards are three points ahead of Tenby in the table which makes this a key game for both teams. 

It seems like now or never for Phil Jones’ Fishguard Sports although they have games in hand over Neyland and Carew who are relegation rivals, Fishguard have to start winning games if survival is on the cards. Neyland are a direct rival and this really is a six pointer for both teams. Goodwick United continue to impress and they host Kilgetty this weekend, both teams on the back of impressive West Wales Cup victories. After Monkton’s flying start to 2024, they have now lost two on the bounce and Carew will take confidence from this when they host the Swifts this weekend. Carew have a lot of quality in their ranks and will be disappointed to even be considered to be in relegation trouble, a win this weekend will ease their fears and increase pressure on the teams above them 

Pennar Robins vs Clarbeston Road 

Hakin United vs Milford United 

Tenby vs Merlins Bridge

Fishguard Sports vs Neyland 

Goodwick United vs Kilgetty 

Carew vs Monkton Swifts 

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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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