#WPWL: Swansea City Ladies defeat reigning champions

Swansea City won at Cardiff Met
Cardiff Met attempt to lock a Swansea City cross. (Photo: @SwansLadies)

The Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League began with 2018-19 treble winners Cardiff Met losing at home to last season’s runners-up, Swansea City.

WPWL results – Sunday 8 September

Abergavenny 0-3 Cardiff City FC
Briton Ferry Llansawel 0-1 Llandudno
Cardiff Met 0-1 Swansea City
Port Talbot Town 1-0 Cyncoed

Cardiff City FC celebrate a goal at Abergavenny.
Cardiff City FC celebrate a goal at Abergavenny. (Photo: Will Cheshire)

Swansea’s Stacy John-Davis got the only goal of the game at Cynoced as City downed the 2018-19 champions Cardiff Met.

But it’s Cardiff City FC Women who lead after the first round of fixtures, having returned from Abergavenny 3-0 victors. Danielle Green’s opener on 39 minutes was added after the break by Siobhan Walsh and Alana Murphy.

Port Talbot claimed the quickest goal of the day, with Bethan McGowan’s 5th-minute effort sufficeint to take three points at home to Cyncoed.

Llandudno's Jordanne Greenough
Llandudno’s Jordanne Greenough taking on the Briton Ferry defence. (Photo: Duncan Thomas/Majestic Media)

There was also just a single goal in it as Llandudno won at Briton Ferry, where Jordanne Greenough hit the net.

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