Swansea City Women win away to Genero Adran League leaders

Cardiff City v Swansea City, Genero Adran Leagues
Swansea City’s Katy Hosford celebrates scoring the second goal against Cardiff City Women. (Photo: @AdranLeagues)

Swansea City moved within five points of Genero Adran Premier leaders Cardiff City Women when beating them 2-0 away.

Adran Premier

Aberystwyth Town 3-3 The New Saints (Att: 240)
Barry Town United 2-0 Pontypridd United (Att: 115)
Cardiff City Women 0-2 Swansea City
Wrexham 2-2 Cardiff Met (Att: 369)

Chloe Chivers gave Swans the lead close to half time and Katy Hosford’s 81st-minute goal sealed the win in the south Wales derby, which saw six cautions given.

Aberystwyth Town shared six goals with The New Saints but stayed goal-difference ahead of them to take a top-four spot ahead of the league split. Caitlin Chapman put TNS one up, Amy Jenkins, Niamh Duggan and Rebecca Mathias all scoring to put Aber in command, before Lia Lewis and sub Melanie Barlow rescued a point for the visitors.

Cardiff Met claimed a creditable 2-2 draw away to Wrexham. Rosie Hughes opened the scoring for the hosts, Esme Kilburn-Thompson and Anna Houghton turned the match around for Met, only for substitute Mari Gibbard to level late on.

Pontypridd United are eleven points adrift at the bottom, following a 2-0 defeat at Barry for whom India Shanahan and Hana Bennett found the net.

Adran North

Llandudno 8-3 Bangor (Att: 76)
NFA 4-1 Airbus UK Broughton (Att: 80)
Llanfair United P-P Connah’s Quay Nomads

Llandudno overcame Bangor in a goalfest to move six points clear at the top, Kelsey Davies hit a hat-trick for them, Erin Doran with three assists and one goal.

NFA beat basement side Airbus UK Broughton 4-1, Georgia Williams on target twice.

Adran South

Cascade 1-1 Cwmbran Celtic (Att: 40)
Briton Ferry Llansawel 2-0 Llanelli Town (Att: 55)
Swansea University 2-0 Caldicot Town (Att: 28)

Briton Ferry’s ninth win in a row came 2-0 against Llanelli, Laura-May Walkley and Lucy Powell scoring in a six-minute spell during the last quarter of the match.

Second drew with third, as Cascade finished one apiece with Cwmbran, Lauren Boyd’s goal cancelled out deep into stoppage-time by Celtic’s Jade Crofts.

Swansea University struck twice in the first half to see off Caldicot Town, Charley Haynes and Jessica Goucher with the goals.

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