Llanelli Star - - Local Rugby -

edged a tight en­counter with Whit­land 19-18 to pro­pel them up the One West ta­ble and de­liver an early set­back to the Border­ers’ own ti­tle am­bi­tions.

Rhid­ian Mor­ris and Grif­fith Jones scored Hendy’s tries, with Jack New­man fir­ing over three penal­ties.

Aaron Eb­sworth and Liam Price hit back for Whit­land, with Nico Se­taro kicking two penal­ties and a con­ver­sion.

Gor­seinon moved into sec­ond place with a nar­row 14-13 vic­tory over Llanelli Wan­der­ers.

Three Jack Gronow penal­ties and a Cameron Col­lis try handed Gor­seinon the win.

Rhy­dian Mor­gan kicked two penal­ties to go along with a penalty try, but that proved only enough for a los­ing bonus point for the Wan­der­ers.

Felin­foel opened up a four-point lead at the top of the ta­ble thanks to a hard-fought 25-21 tri­umph at Crymych.

Dafydd Daniel, Cur­tis Mor­ris and Rhys Evans went over for the lead­ers, with Aled Roberts kicking 10 points.

Osian Davies replied with a try hat­trick, with Ifan Phillips and Jake Jenk­ins adding con­ver­sions.

Gow­er­ton are up to third af­ter beat­ing Tenby United 26-14.

Gary Grimes, Ben Cheese­man and Peter Solo­man all crossed to hand Gow­er­ton vic­tory.

Richard Jenk­ins kicked 11 points in the shape of a con­ver­sion, two penal­ties and a drop-goal.

Phil Hadley and John Bow­den replied for Tenby, with John Knox adding both con­ver­sions.

Llan­gen­nech’s trip to Dun­vant was post­poned, along with Kid­welly’s game at home to Aberys­t­wyth.

Pic­tures: Phil Davies

Betws’s Gareth Com­ley and New Dock Stars’ Jor­dan Evans bat­tle for the ball.

New Dock Stars’ Luke Mor­gan takes on Betws scrum-half An­thony O’Neil.

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