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Burry Port in fine form



BURRY PORT LEGION were in winning form in their Llanelli Snooker League encounter with Upper Tumble Blues, claiming a 5-2 victory.

The highlight being a fine 72 break from James White while Keri Phillips, Rich Nurse and Garnet Lane added wins. Darryl Treharne and James Bradley were on top for Tumble.

Matchroom Whites edged a 4-3 aggregate win at Morfa, courtesy of Tyler Rees, Leighton Davies and Ashley Edwards; Rob Hughes, Nigel Rees and Nicky Hughes replied.

It also required the aggregate to separate Trimsaran and Gorseinon Workmens’, Trim shading it 4-3, thanks to Jamie Tudor (30 break), Mark Foreman and Wayne Thomas (32); for the Brighton Road side, Johnny Wilcox (61 break), Charlie Bolton (30) and Mike Davies were on the ball.

Peter Shoulder’s frame-win was all that came between Llanesco and a whitewash defeat as they crashed 6-1 to Snooker World Whites; for the Ammanford cuemen, Sam Hinton, John Meadow, Andrew Whitfield, Jamie Gimblett and Callum Jackson all struck.

Llanelli Cons came unstuck, Keith Moore and Mike Rees their winning-pair in a 5-2 defeat at Reading Room Blues; Peter Kelly, James Ellis (46), Neil Roberts and Chris Howells won for the Burry Port men.

Meanwhile, Kieran Evans (38), Shaun Caton and Emyr Bowen gave Pontyberem Workmens’ a 4-3 against Matchroom Reds; Andrew Rosser, Justin Thomas and Lewis Grey won for the latter.

Adam Griffiths, Keri Davies, Mike Footman and Chris Marston gave Pontarddulais Workmens’ a 5-2 victory at Ponthenri Social, whose winning-duo were Mark Regola and Kevin Lewis.

IN division 2, Snooker World Blues hammered New Lodge 6-1, courtesy of Callum Fuge (29), Chris Waters (24 break, 22 clearance), Alan Jones, Steffan Rees and Linden Cox; just Martin Tucker won for Lodge.

Elsewhere, a similar result at Bryn & Trallwm A, where the home side defeated a man-short Tycroes RFC 6-1, after Josh Townsend, Clive Richards, Mike Boland and Roy Richards had all won, Stuart Williams the only Rugby club frame winner.

It was closer at Matchroom Blacks, where visiting Burry Port Reading Room Reds won 4-3, thanks to Christian Evans, John Dean, Chris Hurley and Phil Payne. However, the Williams duo of Shane and Thomas helped rescue the aggregate point for the Blacks.

Just Dai Bunford’s win averted the  dreaded “brush” for Cross Hands A, beaten 6-1 by Bryn B; for the latter, L.Powell, E.Anderson, D.Marks, A.Cruickshank and K.Myhill all won.

Matthew Jones and Ray Evans were winners for CGMD, Glanamman in a 5-2 loss to the Gremlin Club, whose winning-quartet were Bernard Price, Ray Barney, Ryan Burt and Lee Collins.

Meanwhile, Pont Cons B defeated Llandybie Social B 5-2, with Geraint Thomas, Mark Aberstraw, Keith Williams and Robert Davey on song; Peter Watkins and John Poole replied for the latter.

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Saunders stars as Llangennech beat Gowerton



LLANGENNECH remain unbeaten in League 1 West after they won 33-16 away at Gowerton on Saturday (Jan 15).

Liam Hutchings put the visitors ahead with the first try of the game and Tom Neale added the extras.

Gowerton then got themselves on the scoreboard with a penalty but Llangennech were soon back on the attack.

Jordan Saunders was next to go over and Neale again added the extras.

Gowerton reduced the arrears once more with another penalty and the visitors held a 14-6 lead when the half time whistle went.

Gowerton scored another penalty early in the second half to keep themselves in the game.

However, Llangennech kept applying the pressure and they soon had their third try with Saunders going over for his second and Neale adding his third conversion to make it 21-9.

Saunders then completed his hat trick to also earn his side a bonus point.

Gowerton responded with a converted try to bring the score back to 16-26 but it was the visitors who had the last word.

Greg George scored their fifth try of the game and Neale converted to complete the scoring.

Saunders was named man of the match for his try hat trick and the win sees them move on to 25 points, six points above second placed Newcastle Emlyn.

The sides are next in action on Saturday, January 29, when Llangennech host third placed Felinfoel while Gowerton travel to Aberystwyth.

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Llanelli Town announce triple signing



LLANELLI TOWN has announced the signings of three new players as they continue to make preparations for the return of football in February.

Football across Wales has been suspended as a result of Welsh Government restrictions but new Reds manager Lee John has wasted little time in making additions to his squad.

Their first sining announced on Wednesday, January 12, was that of former Swansea City U23s defender Jake Thomas who joins from Cambrian & Clydach.

Manager Lee John said: “A 6’2 Centre Back that is very comfortable in possession and a strong defender. Jake picked up a wealth of experience playing for Swansea City FC and played very well against us a few weeks ago for Cambrian.

“Jake has a big future ahead of him and I’m delighted he’s chosen to sign for us.”

Another ex-Swansea player who has put pen to paper on a deal at Stebonheath Park is James Murphy.

Lee said: “James is a very talented forward with bags of potential, he’s also a local product from Llanelli who was very eager to sign and commit to his home town club.

“We want players who want to wear the shirt with pride, James was clear in his determination to commit to the club and help us achieve our future ambitions.”

Llanelli’s final signing of the day is central midfielder Ryan Bevan who joins from Trefelin.

“Ryan is also a former Swansea City product, a busy midfielder who can make a team tick, he possesses a range of passing qualities and is very comfortable in possession. Another ambitious player who wants to play at the highest level possible.

“Three excellent signings to strengthen the squad for the final 12 games of the season”, concluded John.

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Scarlets v Dragons postponed



THE United Rugby Championship (URC) game between Scarlets and Dragons has been postponed.

It had been due to take place at Parc Y Scarlets on Saturday, January 8, but a number of covid-19 cases have been reported in the Dragons’ squad.

The URC Medical Advisory Group has liaised with the region and having considered all the facts have deemed that the fixture cannot go ahead as scheduled.

The United Rugby Championship will now consider available dates to reschedule the game.

Scarlets’ next game is scheduled for Sunday, January 16, when they travel to France Union Bourdeaux-Begles in the Heinken Champions Cup.

The Dragons’ next game is set to take place on Saturday, January 15, when they take on Bennetton in the European Champions Cup.

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