#WPWLCup: Cardiff Met and Swansea City Ladies reach final

Sarah Adams' goal sealed Swansea's WPWL Cup final place
Sarah Adams scores Swansea City’s second goal against Port Talbot Town. (Mike Greenslade Photography,Neath,Sth.Wales)

Cardiff Met and Swansea City won through to the Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League Cup final at Dragon Park on 29 March.

WPWL Cup Semi-Finals

Cardiff City FC 2-2 Cardiff Met (aet, Met won on penalties)
Swansea City 3-0 Port Talbot Town

FAW Women’s Cup Quarter-Final

Llandudno 1-13 Abergavenny

FAW Girls U-16 Cup Semi-Finals

Talycopa 0-4 Tredegar
Barry Town United 8-0 Llantwit Fardre

The capital clash between Cardiff City FC and Cardiff Met saw the holders leading through Erin Murray’s goal for much of the match but a late rush of goals made for a dramatic finish. Kate Jeremiah levelled with five minutes left to force extra-time, Lucy Finch restored the Archers advantage and although Catherine Walsh equalised on 118 minutes, Met won the resulting shoot-out.

Swansea City saw off Port Talbot Town 3-0, Shaunna Jenkins’ first half goal added to by a quickfire double from Sarah Adams and Katy Hosford before the hour mark.

Abergavenny eased through to a Welsh Cup semi-finals against Cardiff City FC with a 13-1 victory at Llandudno. The North Wales side who withdrew from the WPWL did respond to conceding twice in the first minute with a Jordanne Greenough goal but Amy Thrupp’s treble set up a large margin of victory for the visitors.

Swansea City play Connah’s Quay Nomads in the other 15 March tie, with venues to be confirmed.

Tredegar and Barry Town United will meet in the Wales U-16 Girls’ Cup final (venue and date TBC), the former 4-0 winners at Talycopa where Holly Hughes bagged a brace, the latter putting eight goals past Llantwit Fardre with the help of a Phoebie Poole hat-trick.

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