#WPWL : Swansea City Ladies go second, Cardiff Met move further clear

Swansea City’s Ria Hughes in action at Abergavenny. (Photo: @SwansLadies)

Swansea City and Cardiff City FC are up to second and third respectively in the WPWL table but Cardiff Met extend their lead with a big win in the Cyncoed derby.

Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League results for 20 Jan

Abergavenny 0-2 Swansea City
Cardiff City FC 3-1 Briton Ferry Llansawel
Cyncoed 0-8 Cardiff Met
Port Talbot Town 3-1 Llandudno

Met put eight past Cyncoed 

Cardiff Met went eight points clear after netting as many goals against Cyncoed.

Liv Thompson followed up Naomi Clipston’s parried effort to score and it was 2-0 after just 7 minutes with Madison Schupbach’s 20-yard strike.

Schupbach got the third before half time, Thompson also getting her second straight after the restart.

Stacey Ayling volleyed in from 30 yards, Chloe Tiley and Lauren Hutton-Townsend added one apiece, with Schupbach then completing her hat-trick.

Swans go second 

Swansea City’s leapfrogged Abergavenny when scoring both goals of the game, with the home side finishing with ten players.

City’s Shaunna Jenkins hit the back of the net from a Sophie Hancocks corner only 2 minutes into the match at Abergavenny.

There was still just a single goal in it when the hosts has Gabi Hughes sent off on 73 minutes but Katy Hosford doubled the lead with 2 minutes left.

Bluebirds fightback to beat Briton Ferry 

Cardiff City FC climbed to third place as they denied basement side Briton Ferry Llansawel a first win.

Briton Ferry went ahead at Cardiff City from a 17th-minute penalty converted by Lucy Powell but Kanisa-Mae Underdown equalised.

Underdown had City 2-1 up after the break and just 2 minutes later Danielle Broad completed the scoring for the Bluebirds.

Town overturn deficit 

Port Talbot also had to stage a comeback in their 3-1 result against Llandudno.

Playing at TATA Steel Sports Ground, it was the North Wales outfit who struck first but Sadie Bebb, Jess Curran and Laura-May Walkley were then all on target for Town.