Welsh Premier & non-League round-up


Dafabet Welsh Premier League

Tuesday, 21 March

Gap Connah's Quay 2-1 The New Saints: Champions New Saints suffered their second league defeat of the season as Connah's Quay won to move into second place. James Jomes gave Saints an interval lead but second half goals from John Disney and Declan Poole secured victory for Andy Morrison's side.

Friday, 17 March

Championship Conference

Bangor City 1-2 Bala Town: Second-placed Bala Town moved eight points ahead of Bangor City as they fought hard to seal a 2-1 win. Kieran Smith scored for the visitors after Connor Roberts' shot was blocked but Anthony Miley headed Bangor level seven minutes later. Smith fired a second home with just over 20 minutes left to play as Bala took all three points and stay in the driving seat to secure the runners-up spot and an automatic place in next season's Europa League.

Play-Off Conference

Cefn Druids 4-1 Rhyl: Cefn Druids are five points clear of the relegation zone after they beat 10-man Rhyl. Ashley Ruane scored against his former club to put the hosts ahead before Mike Pritchard doubled their lead early in the second half. Rhyl were reduced to 10 men when defender Stefan Halewood was sent-off while Ellis Healing's stunning strike from the edge of the area and Ruane's second goal sealed a priceless win for Huw Griffiths' side. Rhyl, who pulled a goal back through substitute Steve Lewis, remain in the bottom two.

Saturday, 18 March

Championship Conference

Cardiff Met 0-5 The New Saints: Alex Darlington scored two goals as champions New Saints secured a comfortable win over Cardiff Met. Greg Draper, Josh Barnett's own goal and Adrian Cieslewicz sealed victory for the visitors while Cardiff Met have now won just one of their last nine games.

Carmarthen Town 1-3 Gap Connah's Quay: Connah's Quay kept up the pressure on second placed Bala with victory at Richmond Park. Andy Morrison's side were 2-0 up at the break through goals from Ryan Wignall and Kai Edwards. Luke Cummings replied for Carmarthen before Lewis Short scored a third for Nomads, who are three points behind Bala.

Play-Off Conference

Airbus UK Broughton 4-2 Aberystwyth Town: Airbus UK Broughton secured a stay of execution in their bid to avoid relegation as they came from behind to beat fellow strugglers Aberystwyth. Victory of the visitors would have relegated the Wingmakers and Geoff Kellaway and Mark Jones put the visitors 2-0 up after 21 minutes. Ryan J Edwards reduced the lead before the break before Steve Tomassen equalised in the first minute of the second half before Edwards and Jonny Spittle secured their first win in phase two while Aber are a point above the relegation zone.

Sunday 19 March

Play-Off Conference

Newtown 2-2 Llandudno: Jason Oswell equalised in injury time to rescue a point for Newtown and stretch their unbeaten run to eight games. Danny Hughes had opened the scoring for Llandudno before Luke Boundford equalised for the home side. Danny Shaw restored Llandudno's lead but Oswell's late goal means Newtown remain seventh and occupy the Europa League play-off spot.

Wednesday, 22 March

Gap Connah's Quay v The New Saints, 19:45 GMT

Evo-Stik League Southern Premier Division

Saturday, 18 March

Chippenham Town 3-1 Merthyr Town

Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Division One North

Saturday, 18 March

Ossett Town 1-0 Colwyn Bay

Orchard Welsh Premier Women's League

Sunday, 19 March

Abergavenny Women 2-0 Port Talbot Town Ladies

Cardiff City FC Women 3-4 Swansea City Ladies

Cardiff Met Ladies 4-0 Briton Ferry Llansawel Ladies

Rhyl Ladies FC 1-1 Llandudno Ladies FC