Cwmbran Celtic give Swansea City Women a Welsh Cup fright

Cwmbran Celtic gave Swansea City a fright
Cwmbran Celtic gave Swansea City a fright (Photo: @AdranLeagues)

Cwmbran Celtic stunned Swansea City with three goals in six minutes to lead the Bute Energy Welsh Cup tie 3-2, before eventually bowing out 8-3.

Bute Energy Welsh Cup 2nd Round

Cwmbran Celtic 3-8 Swansea City (Att: 74)

Chloe Chivers struck twice for Swansea City before lower division Cwmbran overturned the deficit in a flash with a Cerys Shipley brace and one from Jade Crofts. Chivers got another couple to give the Swans the lead at the break, a Fiona Anthony own-goal made it 5-3 with Chivers going on to complete a double hat-trick and Sophie Brisland-Hancocks rounding off the scoring. Swansea will now visit Cascade in the quarter-finals on 10 December.

Genero Adran Premier

The New Saints 3-1 Pontypridd United (Att: 60)

TNS moved back into the top half of the table, but had to come from behind to send Pontypridd United to an eighth straight defeat. Efa Preece-Jones’ early goal was soon cancelled out by Caitlin Chapman, with Isobel Redding and Emily Ridge also scoring for TNS.

Genero Adran North

Llandudno 5-2 Rhyl (Att: 38)
NFA 4-2 Llanfair United (Att: 53)
Airbus UK Broughton 0-1 Bangor
Felinheli 0-4 Connah’s Quay Nomads

Connah’s Quay Nomads got all four goals of the game at Felinheli to stay three points clear at the top, 16-year-old Phoebe Ellis hitting a hat-trick. Llandudno kept within striking distance by defeating Rhyl 5-2, aided by a double from substitute Ella Jones. NFA claimed a first win 4-2 against Llanfair United, sub Amy Webster getting a couple as well as Jessica Mills. Bangor got off the mark with a single-goal success through Mia Roberts at Airbus UK.

Connah's Quay Nomads' 16-year-old three-goal Phoebe Ellis.
Connah’s Quay Nomads’ three-goal Phoebe Ellis. (Photo: @AdranLeagues)

Genero Adran South

Llanelli Town 1-0 Pontardawe Town (Att: 52)
Caldicot Town 0-1 Briton Ferry Llansawel (Att: 24)
Coed Duon P-P Cwmbran Celtic
Swansea University 2-1 Cascade (Att: 30)

Briton Ferry Llansawel are back on top on goal-difference following a 1-0 win at Caldicot Town. Alison Witts grabbed a late winner, after Lucy Powell missed a penalty. Swansea University were 2-1 winners over morning leaders Cascade, Rebecca Batsen did concede an own-goal after Hannah Pinney’s opener but Katie Horsburgh won it with seven minutes left. Llanelli Town edged Pontardawe Town in Friday’s fixture, with a 44th-minute Stacey Webber goal.

Bute Energy U-16 Girls’ Cup Quarter-Finals

Cardiff Wanderers 1-0 North Cardiff Cosmos
Kinmel Bay 5-0 Ystradgynlais
Brickfield Rangers 2-2 Talycopa (Talycopa won 5-4 on pens)
Penrhyn Bay 2-2 Johnstown (Johnstown won 3-2 on pens)

Alys Wilson got the only goal as Cardiff Wanderers edged North Cardiff Cosmos, five-goal Kinmel Bay also made the semi-finals, with Talycopa and Johnstown progressing on penalties.

Midweek match

Weds 29 Nov – Adran South: Briton Ferry Llansawel v Llanelli Town (Old road Welfare Ground, 7.30pm)

Fixtures for Sunday 3 December

Genero Adran Trophy Round of 16 

The New Saints v Rhyl
Pontypridd United v Swansea University
Felinheli v Barry Town United
Connah’s Quay Nomads v Aberystwyth Town
Wrexham v Briton Ferry Llansawel
Llandudno v Swansea City
Cardiff City Women v Pontardawe Town
Cardiff Met v Coed Duon

ScottishPower Women’s Premier League top six beat bottom half dozen

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