Welsh Premier & non-League round-up


Dafabet Welsh Premier League

Friday, 30 September

Cefn Druids 4-3 Rhyl: Cefn Druids ended a run of six without a win in a thrilling contest under the floodlights at New Saints' Park Hall. Goals from Aaron Bowen, Ashley Ruane and Michael Pritchard gave them a 3-0 advantage, but Alex Jones, Aaron Simpson and Carl Lamb replied for Rhyl who looked set to complete a thrilling comeback. Druids won it thanks to Ruane's successfully converted penalty on 76 minutes.

Saturday, 1 October

Aberystwyth Town 1-5 New Saints: New Saints made it 10 wins from 10 with a comfortable win over Aberystwyth Town at Newtown's Latham Park. Greg Draper's two goals gave Saints a 2-0 interval lead before Aeron Edwards and Steve Saunders extended their advantage. Chris Jones pulled a goal back for Aberystwyth from the penalty spot before Draper's shot was deflected by Will Bell into his own net in stoppage time.

Airbus UK Broughton 2-3 Llandudno: Llandudno secured their first win in five games to end Airbus UK's three match unbeaten run. Mike Williams opened the scoring for Llandudno before Ryan Edwards equalised for the home side. Leo Riley restored Llandudno's advantage before the interval with Lewis Buckley's stunning strike extending the lead. Matty McGinn scored a second for Airbus with eight minutes remaining but Llandudno held on to move up to fifth.

Sunday, 2 October

Bala Town 1-0 Newtown: Bala moved up to fifth after securing their first win in four games with victory over bottom of the table Newtown. Lee Hunt's second half header secured the win for Colin Caton's side as Newtown suffered their third successive defeat.

Bangor City 2-1 Cardiff Met: Cardiff Met's three match winning run came to an end at Bangor, who remain third courtesy of two Daniel Nardiello goals in either half. Emlyn Lewis scored a late consolation for Cardiff Met, who are eighth in the table.

Gap Connah's Quay 1-0 Carmarthen Town: Nick Rushton's second half goal was enough for Gap Connah's Quay to maintain their unbeaten record with victory over Carmarthen Town at the Deeside Stadium. Connah's Quay remain second - eight points behind leaders New Saints - while Carmarthen are 10th and are above the relegation zone on goal difference.

The Emirates FA Cup Third Qualifying Round

Saturday, 1 October

Whitehawk 2-0 Merthyr Town

Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Division One North

Saturday, 1 October

Colwyn Bay 0-2 Ossett Town

Women's Welsh Premier League

Sunday, 2 October

Aberystwyth Town Ladies 0-4 Cardiff Metropolitan

Cardiff City FC Women 5-3 Briton Ferry Llansawel

Rhyl Ladies 3-1 Port Talbot Town Ladies

Swansea City Ladies 3-1 Llandudno Ladies

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