PEMBROKE DOCK 16/06/18
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Lamphey (109) lost to
Pembroke Dock (112 for 4) by 6 wickets
The Stags entertained Pembroke Dock
in this latest league match. Not only a local derby but
a top of the table clash as 1st took on 3rd.
Losing the toss the Stags were
invited to bat and had set themselves for a total as
they reached 82 before losing their 3rd
wicket thanks mainly to the runs of Haines 48 and
McGilloway 23, however a collapse of all collapses saw
the Stags lose their last 7 wickets for only 27 runs as
the innings closed on a paltry 109 in the 32nd over.
With 48 overs to reach the total
the Dock took their time; however had a scare themselves
as Butland was out first ball and Jake Griffiths was run
out for 6 to leave them on 12 for 2. This brought Daley
and Scott Griffiths together and the pair slowly
advanced the score along. Their stand of 67 was only
broken when H Cole had Daley caught by Haines for 42. 10
runs later they lost their 4th wicket as G
Cole had Griffiths caught by Johnson for 31. However a
quickfire 16 from Kingdom steered the visitors home to a
6 wicket win inside of 29 overs.
a good knock from the opener fell just short of his 50
LAMPHEY v CRYMYCH
Lamphey (173 for 5) beat
Crymych (169 for 8) by 6 wickets
The Alan Brown kicked off for the
Stags at the quarter final stage and as a result they
entertained division 4 Crymych.
The visitors gave the home side a
scare as they posted a very reasonable 169 for 8 off
their 20 overs thanks to Kurtz 54, Thorne 49 and
Scarlett 22. For the home side James Skeels took 3
wickets, Haydn Cole 2, Skeels, Shelmerdine and Kidney 1
apiece. Cole, Shelmerdine and Haines took a catch each.
With a big total facing them the
Stags lost Haines for 1 before McGilloway and Johnson
added 78 for the 2nd wicket. McGilloway out
for 29. Skeels scored 14 from 5 balls before he was
caught and Shelmerdine was caught for 4. Johnson was
next to depart with 137 on the board, out for a great
72. With 33 still needed to win it was left to Kidney
(15*) and Powell (13*) to see the Stags home with 7
balls remaining and seal a semi final date with
Another big innings by the little fella.
LAWRENNY II v
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Lawrenny (140) lost to
Lamphey (141 for 4) by 6 wickets
Another away trip for the Stags saw
the short journey to Lawrenny. Batting first the home
side set the Stags 141 for victory. A good fielding
display from the visitors saw the wily old veteran
Skeels take 5 for 46, whilst son James took 3,
Shelmerdine and McGilloway took 1 each. For the home
side only 3 players managed double figures as Cole
scored 52, Arthur 27 and Prosser 13. In the field
Blackwell took 2 catches, with Cole H, Powell and
Johnson taking one each along with a Johnson stumping.
In response the Stags made easy
work of the total Both openers Johnson and Haines fell
for 13 and Skeels for 3 but it was that man McGilloway
who scored his second 50 (9x4s) on the bounce before the
game was won by another inform player Blackwell 40 not
out and Powell 6 not out. The victory wrapped up in just
25 overs. For the hosts Arthur took 2 wickets, Cole and
Prosser 1 apiece.
the wily veteran weaved his magic to a 5 wicket haul.
LLECHRYD II v LAMPHEY
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Llechryd (144 for 6) drew
with Lamphey (259 for 6)
The Stags made the long trip to
Llechryd to take on the hosts 2nd XI. Batting
first the Stags set the home side a mammoth 260 to win,
thanks to a great 82 from Nic Johnson, 56 from Pete
McGilloway and 50 from Dave Blackwell. Other knocks of
note were 26 from opener Luca Trimarco, Grant Cole 10*
and Ben Hathaway 8*.
In response the chase never
really got going for Llechryd despite the openers
putting on 74 for the first wicket, they eventually
closed on 144 for 6. The bulk of their runs coming from
Roberts who scored 69, Mansfield 21 and Gregory 20. For
the Stags there were 2 wickets a piece for Gibbs and
Blackwell and 1 each for Skeels and Shelmerdine,
Trimarco taking the only catch.
With the hosts failing to get
within 50 runs the points went to the Stags who despite
not winning the game still picked up a useful 28 points
in their winning draw.
Nic Johnson -
A top knock from Johnson despite being injured