Thursday, 24 July 2014

Openers at the ‘double’ for Llan

An opening stand of 113 from James Taube (60) and Aled Howell (54) paved the way for Llangennech to clinch a league and cup ‘double’ in the All Wales Sport Midweek League competitions with a 25 run victory over Pontarddulais in the Cup final.
In the photo: (l-r) Ellis Davies Director of All Wales Sport presents Llangennech skipper Richard Clement with the 2014 All Wales Sport Midweek League and Cup trophies.
Taube hammered a dozen boundaries in an innings that helped Llan to 163-4 before the overs ran out. Gethin Long chipped in with 21 not out.
Dafydd Davies, Will Jones, Tom Fowler and Arwel Thomas took one wicket each for Bont whose reply never really got going and closed on 138-6 after being reduced to 76-5 at one stage.
Matthew Williams (40 not out) and Tom Fowler (38) supplied the bulk of the runs for Pontarddulais as wickets fell to Gethin Long (3-27) and Iwan Hicks (2-15).
All Wales Sport Midweek Cup Final
Pontarddulais (138-6) lost to Llangennech (163-4) by 25 runs


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