Rhyl withdraw from Welsh Premier Women’s League

Rhyl Ladies FC
Photo: Will Cheshire

The Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League have been informed by Rhyl Ladies of their decision to withdraw from the competition with immediate effect.

As a result, the League will continue with nine teams for the 2019/20 season, commencing on 8 September 2019.

Tom Jamieson, Director of football at Rhyl Ladies, said of the decision: “Following the departure of a number of key players and after all the hard work to progress this team from regional football to the Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League, it’s very much with regret that we need to take this decision and this has been taken early to ensure that the League can consider the implications of this in advance of the start of the season.”

Ianthe Mumford, General Manager of the Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League, said: “It is disappointing to hear this news but we thank Rhyl Ladies for being part of our National League and we wish them the very best for the forthcoming season and hope to see them return to the Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League at some point in the future.”