Manderwood Pembrokeshire League Division 1: Monkton Swifts 8-0 Herbrandston 

Top of the table Monkton Swifts romped to a convincing victory over rock bottom Herbrandston at Monkton Lane, writes Gordon Thomas.

This was the Swifts’ sixteenth win of the season, keeping their four point lead over Goodwick intact and they have a keen eye on clinching the title.

The Swifts led 2-0 at half time, Ben Steele and James Russell finding the back of the net.

In the second period Joe Lewis’ side added six further goals. Dylan Davies and Steele were on target, before Davies added the fifth for his second of the game.

Defender Blake James added the sixth, man of the match Steele fired in the seventh for his hat-trick, and Blake James drilled in the eighth to complete a comfortable win.

Monkton Swifts: Thomas Doyle, Blake James, Jake Seaton, Shaun Jones, Rhodri Davies, Ryan Griffiths, Thomas Powell, Ben Steele, Paul Miller, Dylan Davies, James Russell. Subs: Martyn Carroll, Josh Richards, Nico Morrison.

Herbrandston: Jack Ackermann, Adrian Rees, Jonathan Bennett, Marc Gelona, Edward Smith, Archie Maccallum, Byron Grey, Scott Reid, Ryan Davies, Scott Findlay, Barry Evans.

Referee: Paul Rooney.