#AdranPremier: Swansea City Ladies grab late winner at Cardiff Met

Swansea City won at Cardiff Met
Swansea City made a winning start to their title defence. (NJ-D Photography)

Swansea City Ladies came from behind to win late on at Cardiff Met as the Genero Adran Premier League kicked off.

Adran Premier

Aberystwyth Town 3-1 Barry Town United
Port Talbot Town 0-4 Cardiff City FC
Cardiff Met 1-2 Swansea City
The New Saints 1-2 Pontypridd Town

Cardiff Met led through Emily Allen’s fine 14th-minute finish but defending champions Swansea levelled four minutes into the second half through Stacey John-Davis. Shauna Jenkins then popped up with the decider in the penultimate minute of the ninety.

Cardiff City’s Phoebe Poole scored very late in either half during a 4-0 victory at Port Talbot. Chelsey Harris conceded an own-goal and Zoe Atkins got the Bluebirds other second-half goal.

Aberystwyth Town’s Elin Jones netted seconds into the new season and an Amy Jenkins penalty gave them a 2-0 interval lead. Taite Trivett pulled one back for newcomers Barry Town at the start of the second half, only for Libby Isaac to restore the two-goal cushion for Aber.

The New Saints scored first through Francesca Scott as they looked to make a winning top-flight debut but Pontypridd Town (formerly Cyncoed) turned it round with a first-half Alison Witts double, which included a penalty.

Adran North

Wrexham 6-0 Pwllheli
Airbus UK Broughton 1-5 Bethel
Connah’s Quay Nomads 14-1 Denbigh Town
Llanfair United 1-4 Llandudno

Wrexham’s Rosie Hughes notched a hat-trick as Pwllheli were hit for six, Kirstie Kural scored four as Connah’s Quay Nomads netted 11 second-half goals in the 14-1 thrashing of Denbigh Town, while Llandudno and Bethel both recorded clear away wins.

Adran South

Talycopa 4-1 Merthyr Town
Cardiff Bluebelles 2-0 Caldicot Town
Abergavenny 9-0 Swansea University
Briton Ferry Llansawel 0-1 Cascade YC

Mel James’ 35-yard screamer a minute from time gave Cascade a dramatic win at Briton Ferry, Molly Chapman and Hannah Moger were on target in Cardiff Bluebelles’ 2-0 victory over Caldicot Town. Talycopa took the points 4-1 against Merthyr Town, Amy Thrupp and Lyndsey Davies both contributed twice to Abergavenny’s nine goals against Swansea University.

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