Genero Adran Trophy final set to be an all-Cardiff affair

Cardiff City FC's three-goal phoebie poole
Phoebie Poole netted a nine-minute hat-trick for Cardiff City FC. (Kara Thomas/Sports Press Photo)

The Genero Adran Trophy semi-finals saw Cardiff City FC Women and Cardiff Met successfully come through away ties.

Genero Adran Trophy Semi-Finals

The New Saints 2-3 Cardiff Met
Aberystwyth Town 0-5 Cardiff City FC

The New Saints threatened to cause an upset as Lexie Harrison opened the scoring, Emily Allen and Tija Richardson replying for Cardiff Met by the break. Allen got her second on 71 minutes but TNS were quickly back in the game with a goal by Georgia Griffiths.

Cardiff City got all five goals of the game in the second half at Aberystwyth, where Phoebie Poole hit a devastating nine-minute hat-trick and Catherine Walsh bagged a brace.

The final will be played on Sunday 27 March at Dragon Park, Newport, kick off 2pm.

Adran South

Airbus UK 2-6 Pwllheli
Connah’s Quay Nomads 2-3 Bethel
Wrexham 5-2 Llanfair United

Wrexham went five points clear with as many goals against Llanfair including three from Rosie Hughes, their position further strengthened by ten-player Connah’s Quay going down at home to Bethel. The Nomads had Llinos Hughes sent off early on but still went 2-0 up before Bethel fought back, levelling through Fflur Williams in the 88th minute and Yasmin Williams grabbing a stoppage-time winner. Pwllheli hit hosts Airbus for six, with two each from Katie Bowe and Magi Hughes.

Adran South

Caldicot Town 1-1 Briton Ferry Llansawel
Merthyr Town 0-15 Abergavenny
Talycopa 0-7 Cardiff Bluebelles
Cascade 1-0 Swansea University

Abergavenny ran out 15-0 winners at basement side Merthyr, second-placed Cascade edged Swansea University 1-0 with an Abbie Davies effort. Cardiff Bluebelles netted seven at Talycopa with three from Ellis Lunn to gain ground on Briton Ferry, who drew 1-1 at Caldicot. Millie Pearce put Town ahead, Georgia Howells equalised for Llansawel.

Met matches update

The postponed game from the start of Phase 2 – Swansea City v Cardiff Met – has been rescheduled for  Wednesday 9 March, 7:30KO at Llandarcy. Due to storm damage at the Cyncoed Campus, the Met v Cardiff City game in the League next week may be moved to a different venue.

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