#AdranPremier: Port Talbot off the bottom after late brace

Port Talbot Town celebrate a breakthrough against TNS
Port Talbot Town’s Coryn Sexton is held aloft after scoring her side’s opening goal. (Duncan Thomas/Majestic Media)

Port Talbot won the Adran Premier basement battle with The New Saints, Cardiff Met extended their lead and Cardiff City FC went second.

Adran Premier League

Barry Town United 0-4 Cardiff Met
Cardiff City FC 2-1 Pontypridd Town
Port Talbot Town 2-0 The New Saints

Cardiff Met’s Emily Allen and Taylor O’Leary netted inside the first 18 minutes at Barry, Laura-May Walkley and Emily Richards adding one each in the second half, as the Archers extended their lead at the top of the table.

Cardiff City FC’s Megan Saunders saw her early goal cancelled out by Pontypridd’s Neamh Tinman, before she scored a second and decisive effort from 25 yards, which lifted the Bluebirds above Swansea City.

Port Talbot left it very late against The New Saints, Coryn Sexton breaking the deadlock in the 87th minute and Freya Davies making sure of the points in added time, as the hosts got off the foot of the table at the expense of their visitors.

Adran Trophy Group Stage

1 North 

Llnafair United 2-6 Wrexham
Pwllheli 2-0 Airbus UK

Wrexham’s Rosie Hughes scored half their six goals at Llanfair United, Lois Thomas and Charley Davies got the goals that saw Pwllheli take the points against Airbus.

2 North

Bethel 0-3 Connah’s Quay Nomads
Denbigh Town 0-20 Llandudno

Kirstie Kural, Llinos Hughes and Shannon Hobbs got the goals for Connah’s Quay at Bethel but Llandudno netted a massive 20 at Denbigh, led by seven from Ella Jones.

1 South 

Abergavenny 5-2 Cascade
Swansea University 1-2 Cardiff Bluebelles

Abergavenny had to come from behind to beat Cascade with the aid of a quick brace from Eliza Atkins, Cardiff Bluebells also fought back to defeat Swansea University with two goals from Ellis Lunn.

2 South

Caldicot Town 1-1 Merthyr Town
Talycopa 0-6 Briton Ferry Llansawel

Caldicot missed a penalty and had to settle for a draw against Merthyr, Alysha Hitchings cancelling out Rianne Jones’ opener before Rhiannon Williams’ miss from the spot. Briton Ferry’s six goals at Talycopa included a couple rom substitute Mollie Jones.

FAW Women’s Cup 1st Round

Coed Duon 0-17 Swansea City

Swansea coasted through to a Welsh Cup 2nd Round tie at Cardiff Wanderers next Sunday, Chloe Chivers hitting a double hat-trick in their huge scoreline against lesser league opponents.

#FAWNL: League, Cup & Plate Preliminaries Round-Up

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