#WPWL: Swansea City Ladies win first televised match

Swansea City goalscorer Stacey John-Davis
Stacey John-Davis celebrates her goal. (Photo: @SwansLadies)

The Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League 2020-21 season got underway and featured a win for Swansea City over Cardiff City FC in front of the S4C Sgorio cameras.

WPWL results – 27 September

Abergavenny 3-0 Cascade
Cardiff City FC 0-3 Swansea City
Cyncoed 0-4 Cardiff Met
Port Talbot Town 3-1 Aberystwyth Town

Swans quick off the mark

Swansea City made a great start in their title defence, as Shaunna Jenkins hooked the ball home from a second-minute corner, giving goalkeeper Charlotte Hastings no chance.

Stacey John-Davis rattled an upright before doubling the lead just short of the hour mark and Chloe Chivers completed the scoring at 3-0 with a perfect finish across the keeper and inside the far post.

Archers hit top spot

Cardiff Met ended the opening day as league leaders, thanks to their 4-0 result at neighbours Cyncoed.

Shannon Evans netted the first of her hat-trick two minutes before the break and the scoring was all over 22 minutes later, with Lauren Townsend also on target.

Port Talbot take points with three-goal rush

Port Talbot Town goal scorer Lauren Amor on the attack against Aberystwyth Town
Port Talbot’s Lauren Amor on the attack against Aberystwyth Town. (Duncan Thomas/Majestic Media)

Port Talbot Town struck three times in an eight-minute first-half spell to set up a 3-1 win against visitors Aberystwyth Town.

Jessica Denscombe got the ball rolling, Lauren Amor and Courteney Thomas also on target before Aber got a goal back after the break through Libby Isaac.

Top-flight debut defeat for Cascade

Cascade in their WPWL debut
Abergavenney on the attack against debutants Cascade. (Will Cheshire Photography)

Cascade kicked off their WPWL adventure away at Abergavenny but were behind after only 7 minutes to a goal from Sian Bull.

There remained just the one goal between the sides until Mali Summers converted a 44th-minute penalty.

Lyndsey Davies made it 3-0 to the hosts in the final dozen minutes.

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