North Wales Division Three – Pontblyddyn and Brymbo 2nds continue to lead the way

Brymbo 2nd XI skipper George Bourne will have been delighted with his team’s latest success on Saturday. Picture by kind permission of Brymbo CC


Abergele 2nd XI (2) 100-10 Pontblyddyn 2nd XI (13) 165-10

Pontblyddyn seconds continue to lead the way in Division Three after a 65-run win at Pentre Mawr Park.

Dave Evans (35) and skipper Richard Davies (33) led the way as Pont were bowled out for 165, Gwion Humphreys 2-9 and Jain Sebastian 2-22 for Gele.

The hosts could only reach 100 all out in reply, Anthony Howe 36, Ryan White taking 4-24 and Cayo Jones 2-22 for the table-toppers.

Gwersyllt Park 2nd XI (0) 78-9 Brymbo 2nd XI (15) 79-0

William Roberts claimed a stunning 5-10 off nine overs as second-placed Brymbo 2nds eased to victory at Gwersyllt.

Electing to bat, the Park were limited to a mere 78-9 off 40 overs, James Collier the best of the batting with 25.

All the Brymbo attack bowled well and economically, Gareth Pugh, Wayne Smith and Ross Roberts with a wicket apiece on top of William Roberts’ magnificent effort.

The Steelmen skipped to 79-0 in just 14.2 overs to seal a 10-wicket win, Pugh 45 not out and captain George Bourne 24 no.

Buckley 2nd XI (13) 163-4 Pwllheli 2nd XI (2) 162-6

A Saturday win double for Buckley’s senior sides with the seconds getting home pretty comfortably against Pwllheli.

Pwll were put in and made a respectable 162-6, opener Daniel Pigott compiling an impressive 86, Mathew Edge bagging 2-16 for Bucks.

In response, the Lane End hosts reached a winning 163-4 in 32.2 overs, Danny Peover 54 not out, skipper Alex Storey 39, Joshua Murray 23 no, while Kalim Al Baloshi took 2-29 for the visitors.

Conwy 2nd XI (14) 186-3 Mynydd Isa and Maeshafn (1) 182-10

Another club to have a fine weekend was Conwy, whose seconds emulated their first team’s excellent win at Hawarden Park by beating Mynydd Isa and Maeshafn at Bodlondeb.

The visitors chalked up a useful 182 all out, Will Webster scoring 55 and Tom Hall 53, Sion Keir standing out for Conwy with 4-10, Richard Windmill 2-24.

The hosts had few problems reaching their target, ending on 186-3 in 38 overs, captain Carwyn Thomas shining with 69 alongside fellow opener Windmill (60), Keir adding an important 29 no.

Ruthin 2nd XI (-15) Denbigh 2nd XI (10)

Ruthin 2nd XI conceded.

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