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Charity cricket matches raise £3500

TWO games of cricket in Pembroke Dock have raised £3500 for charity.

The event is now in its second year and money raised will go to the Chemotheraphy Day Unit at Withybush Hospital and other local charities.

The first game was the Prosecco Cup played between Pembroke Dock ladies and Cresselly ladies.

Rachel Sander was captain of the Dock XI and she guided her side to victory.

The second game was the Helen Griffiths shield played for between Pembroke Dock’s men’s team and an Invitational XI which featured players from across the county.

The Shield was won by the Invitational XI for the first time.

Organiser Nick Daley said: “What an amazing day and night at our Helen Griffiths charity match.. Thank you Rob Williams and team for an excellent match with the invitational team winning the trophy for the first time.

“Thank you to our umpires Jon Willington Steve Alford, Andrew Wood and scorers Nicola Murray and Craig Butland and all the helpers raffle ticket sellers, all our sponsors and donators. I am truly grateful for your support early count up we have raised over £3500 with a few more donations still to come in. I will give you a final Figure by end of the week.

“Massive thanks to Jamie White for stepping in and singing brilliant mate thank you and Chris Oak for karaoke and Pete for the music during the day.”

The Invitational XI
Jonathan Twigg takes a catch