Division 1 and Senior Cup Reports - 28th November 2021

Manderwood Pembrokeshire Football League - Division 1


Sports blew Bluebirds away with nine-goal salvo


Narberth 0 – Fishguard Sports 9

Niall Kinsella - scored twice for Fishguard SportsFishguard Sports completely dominated this league affair with a nine-goal demolition over Narberth at Jesse Road in gale force winds.

The Bluebirds are having a tough time and are still to register their first points of the season.

However, the Sports quite literally blew away their opponents with a dominant display as Danny Hopkin and Niall Kinsella scored in the first half.

With the strong element in their favour for the second period the goals went in thick and fast, Jordan Raymond bagged the third, Ieuan Llewellyn was on target with the fourth, Sean Seymour Davies netted the fifth.

The visitors kept pressing and were rewarded as Kinsella struck the sixth, for his second of the match, Sean Seymour-Davies added the seventh, Llewellyn added number eight, for his second of the game, plus Steffan Morgan-Davies completed the scoring with the ninth.

Narberth: R. Hughes, J. Marson, D. James, L. Morris, L. Phillips, N. Williams, J. Howell, J. Layzell, H. Harries, T. Evans, R. Williams. Subs: M. Jegham, R. Chell, A. Burgess.
Fishguard Sports: P. Hughes, J. Gethin, W. Moore, A. Couzens, N. Kinsella, S. Thomas, D. Hopkin, S. Seymour-Davies, I. Llewellyn, J. Raymond, S. Lewis. Subs: S. Morgan-Davies, K. Griffiths, H. Hughes.
Referee: Jonathan Twigg.

Wizards win to complete double over Rooks


Carew 2 – Merlins Bridge 4

Adam Hawkins scored a brace for Merlins BridgeMerlins Bridge put in a dogged display as they picked up an excellent win against Carew at the Rec.

The Wizards beat the Rooks earlier in the season, they thoroughly deserved three points in this hard-fought clash.

Gareth ‘Taffy’ Williams’ men grabbed the match by the scruff taking a four-goal lead, veteran midfielder Dai Davies opened the scoring, former Carew player Fraser Finlay was on target with the second.

Star striker Adam Hawkins added a quick-fire brace to put the Wizards in the driving seat.

To their credit the Rooks did mount a fight back with goals by Adam Muskett and Sam Christopher, but they fell short as the Wizards moved up to fifth in the table as the Rooks dropped down to eighth.

Carew:  T. Davies, Z. Rowell, G. Lewis, S. Phillips, I. Izzard, S. Christopher, A. Muskett, J. Williams, J. Hinchliffe, S. Whitfield, C. Hurlow. Subs: H. Shapcott, M. Brindley, J. Richards.
Merlins Bridge: J. Dickson, H. Thomas, J. Haworth, J. Silk, L. Palmer, D. Davies, B. Davies, F. Finlay, A. Hawkins. Subs: L. Davies, H. Goddard, M. Deans.
Referee: Sean O’Connor.


Tish beat Nomads to register first win of season


St Ishmaels 2 – Neyland 1

It’s been a long time coming but finally St Ishmaels threw the monkey off their back as they registered their first win of the season much to the delight of manager Gerard Gray.

Conditions were difficult due to the gale force winds, but Tish took a two-goal lead, conceding one, but held firm to pick up three points.

In the 18th minute Tish took the lead as Adam Kingsbeer scored from the spot, six minutes before the interval they doubled the lead when Joel Morgan played in Edward Richards who made no mistake.

Midway through the second period Mike Chandler pulled one back for the Nomads, but they could not find the elusive equaliser.

St Ishmaels: A. Pawlett, S. Goodall, T. Llewellin, M. Cheshire, J. Morgan, A. Kingsbeer, T. Sheil, I. Hawkins, E. Richards, N. Thomas, B. Devonald. Subs: O. Lawrie, G. Gray.
Neyland: J. Payne, A. Kemp, D. Rowland, J. Williams, S. Hasnnon, R. Phillips, L. Barrett, J. Watts, J. Campodonic, M. Chandler, J. Johnstone. Subs: Z. Nicholls, J. Campbell.
Referee: Paul Rooney.

Game postponed

Monkton Swifts v Clarbeston Road


Senior Cup Round 2


Vikings come through tough test


Pennar Robins 1 – Hakin United 3

Ben Aldred - scored two goals for Hakin UnitedHakin United overcame a gallant Pennar Robins outfit at Bush Camp to progress in the Senior Cup.

Strong winds caused problems for both sides, but it was the Vikings who broke the deadlock when Ben Aldred got on the end of Justin Harding’s through ball that gave the Vikings a slender 1-0 lead at half time.

Seven minutes after the inter the visitors went two up as Aldred finished well after being set up by Leon
Luby for his second goal of the tie.

On the hour mark the Robins pulled one back as Noah Davies struck to put his side right back in the game.

On the stroke of full time the Vikings grabbed a crucial third as Gareth Fawcett made no mistake with an easy far post tap in, the substitute had only been on the pitch a few minutes after he replaced the injured Luby.

Pennar Robins: R. Williams, N. Willis, N. Brunton, S. Southcott, R. Jones, T. Grimwood, S. Edmundson, C. Roberts, C. Asparassa, K. Smith, L. Phillips. Subs: N. Davison, R. Lucas, C. Rees.
Hakin United: S. Franklin, L. Luby, C. Thomas, J. Power, J. Merry, C. Nicholson, J. Harding, B. Aldred, L. Haworth, R. Wilson, S. Walsh. Subs: J. Mills, A. Howard, J. Britton, M. Jones, G. Fawcett.
Referee: Craig Templeton.

Scott Griffiths puts in a strong challenge on Nathan Greene

Goodwick overcome battling Robins

Milford United 0 – Goodwick United 2
Two goals in the second half secured victory for Goodwick United over Milford United in their Senior Cup tie held at Marble Hall.

The Robins a second division outfit did well to shut out the division one league leaders in the first half, the strong winds did make life difficult.

Five minutes after the break the visitors opened the scoring, Stephen Dockerty’s pinpoint cross fell to young striker Dan James who took a touch then planted a low shot in the bottom corner.

Fair play to the Robins they continued to battle, the second goal didn’t come until six minutes from full time, Jordan Griffiths’ neat pass fell to Rob Morgans, the substitute drilled a left footed shot in the far corner.

“Fair play to Milford United they battled all afternoon,” said Goodwick boss Wayne O’Sullivan. “It wasn’t a pretty performance from ourselves, but that’s cup football, I’m just happy we won and are in the hat for the next round.”

Both teams observed a minute’s applause before the cup tie in memory of former Milford United FC chairman George Davies, marking a year ago the Robins’ gentleman died.

Milford United: F. Stevenson, W. Hill, R. Smart, J. Horn, S. Griffiths, L. Jones, J. Blair, O. Wilson, L. Parks, L. Parr, H. Nicholas. Subs: J. Scriven, T. Allen, D. Coe.
Goodwick United: J. Gwilt, S. Hayes, S. O’Sullivan, J. Thomas, S. Delaney, L. Hayward, S. Dockerty, I. Evans, N. Greene, K. O’Brien, D. James. Subs: L. Tobin, R. Morgans, J. Griffiths, J. Horgan.
Referee: David Badger.

Milford United - applaud in memory of George Davies before kick off