#WPWL: Title goes down to the wire

Swansea City hit Cardiff City FC for six
Double-chasing Swansea City hit Cardiff City FC for six. (Photo: NJD Photography)

The Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League title will be decided on the final day, after Swansea City and Cardiff Met both won again.

WPWL results for 23 May:

Aberystwyth Town 0-4 Cardiff Met
Abergavenny 2-2 Port Talbot Town
Cascade 0-3 Cyncoed
Swansea City 6-0 Cardiff City FC

Hosford hits hat-trick for Swans

The Swans made a flying start with two goals in the opening dozen minutes, Laura Davies scoring via a corner and Tija Richardson heading home following another set-piece.

Hosford nodded home the fourth from Richardson’s delivery and Stacey John-Davis netted from close range after a spill by the keeper, with Hosford completing her treble with a late tap-in from a Chloe Chivers cross.

The rivals meet again on Wednesday in the League Cup Final at Dragon Park, before Swansea face Abergavenny next Sunday, needing a point to clinch the title.

O’Connor scores all four

Chloe Connor scored all four goals of the game as Cardiff Met won at Aberystwyth Town.

The Archers were award a penalty after only seven minutes for handball and O’Conner converted, before the same player followed up Elianna Chavez’s shot against the post to double the lead.

Charlotte Smith protected the lead with a couple of fine saves before the break, catching the second effort after turning it onto the crossbar.

O’Connor added another brace in the last 18 minutes, to overtake Swansea’s Stacey John-Davis in the race for the Golden Boot.

Port Talbot peg back Abergavenny

Port Talbot Town twice came from behind to draw 2-2 at Abergavenny, to remain a point ahead of them in fourth.

Lyndsey Davies put Abergavenny in front on 32 minutes, only for Port Talbot to pull level just before half-time with a Lauren Amor strike into the bottom corner.

Amy Thrupp restored the advantage but the visitors again hit back late in the half, Jodie Passmore this time the scorer.

Cyncoed confirm win late on

Cyncoed scored twice in the dying minutes to win 3-0 away at Cascade.

Millie Jones made the breakthrough on 70 minutes but the hosts nearly levelled when a long-range Anny Lewis effort was tipped over.

Jones doubled her tally with a couple of minutes left and Kerry Moore found the net in stoppage-time.

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