Bowlers on form for Ferry

BRITON Ferry Town moved 18 points clear of Hills Plymouth at the top of the South Wales Cricket Association division three after a comprehensive nine-wicket triumph against visiting Porthcawl.

The away side were dismissed for only 67 after Afaq Shah took 4-14 and Yakoob Ali 4-15. The other two wickets were claimed by Daryl Phillips.

Town made short work of claiming victory, reaching their target for the loss of only Neil Baggridge’s wicket. He was out for a duck.

Ali and Adrian Mainwaring were unbeaten on 35 and 28 respectively.


Hills Plymouth’s game against Swansea Civil Service and Maesteg’s trip to Drefach were both cancelled.

Pontyberem recorded an eight-wicket success at struggling Margam.

Margam finished all out for 142 after an innings in which Luke O’Connor top-scored with an unbeaten 61.

Pontyberem passed that total for the loss of two wickets. Martin Lewis was caught by Anish Patel off the bowling of Luke O’Connor, while Michael Bond accounted for Craig Howells.

Landore made 156-6 to draw at home to Pwll (124-2).

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