Nearly 4,000 see Swansea City Women defeat Wrexham 2-1

Nearly 4,000 see Swansea City Women beat Wrexham
Swansea City’s Chloe Chivers celebrates victory over Wrexham. (Photo: @AdranLeagues)

Swansea City moved level on points with second-placed Wrexham in the Genero Adran League Premier with victory over them in front of nearly 4,000 fans.

Adran Premier

Barry Town United 0-2 Aberystwyth Town (Att: 85)
The New Saints P-P Pontypridd United
Cardiff City Women 3-0 Cardiff Met
Swansea City 2-1 Wrexham (Att: 3,859)

Swansea City came from behind to beat Wrexham, the 2-1 result putting them just goal-difference short of their visitors. Cara Jones’ goal was cancelled out in the second half by Ellie Lake, before Katy Hosford netted the decider on 66 minutes.

Cardiff City Women opened up a six-point lead at the top, with a 3-0 derby defeat of Cardiff Met. Mackenzie Olden scored first, Seren Watkins adding a double including a late penalty.

Aberystwyth Town moved back into the top half of the table, with both goals of the game at Barry Town United. Leucu Matthias struck twice in quick succession during the first half.

Adran North

Connah’s Quay Nomads 5-2 NFA
Llanfair United P-P Llandudno
Bangor P-P Felinheli
Rhyl 3-1 Airbus UK Broughton (Att: 59)

Connah’s Quay Nomads knocked Llandudno off the top after a 5-2 win against NFA, their fifth victory in as many games aided by Sophie Hodson’s hat-trick. Rhyl moved up to third with a 3-1 defeat of Airbus. Laura Williams, Rebecca Bannister and Sade Benjamin were their scorers, the visitors getting a late consolation.

Adran South

Cascade 6-0 Llanelli Town (Att: 40)
Swansea University 1-2 Cwmbran Celtic (Att: 20)

Cascade hit Llanelli Town for six with as many different scorers, to replace Briton Ferry in first place. Cwmbran Celtic won 2-1 at Swansea University to leapfrog them into third spot. Georgia Shwartz and Jade Crofts gave them a 2-0 lead, with Angelika Barris replying.

Bute Energy Welsh Cup 2nd Round

Pontardawe Town 1-2 Briton Ferry Llansawel

Briton Ferry had to come from behind to win at Pontardawe Town and set up a quarter-final tie with Wrexham. Catryn Cook’s opener was cancelled out close to half time by Lowri Ridings, with Fleur Jenkins scoring an 84th-minute winner.

Fixtures for Sunday 26 November (2pm)

Adran Premier

The New Saints v Pontypridd United (Park Hall)

Adran North

Llandudno v Rhyl (Nantporth Stadium)
NFA v  Llanfair United (Ffordd Derwen Playing Fields)
Airbus UK Broughton v Bangor (The Hollingsworth Group Stadium)
Felinheli v Connah’s Quay Nomads (Cae Seilo)

Adran South

Llanelli Town v Pontardawe Town (Stebonheath Park, 7.30pm) – to be played on Thurs 24 November
Caldicot Town v Briton Ferry Llansawel (Jubilee Way)
Coed Duon v Cwmbran Celtic (Aberbargoed Recreational Ground)
Swansea University v Cascade (Swansea University Sports Ground)

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