Town shock Park, first loss for Rhostyllen, nine-man Acton defy odds

By N Beech

Courtesy of Dave Jones @ Grassroots North Wales

Premier Division
FC Queen’s Park 0 Connah’s Quay Town 1
Lee Jones’ 93rd minute wonder winner put Connah’s Quay Town level on points with Rhostyllen at the Premier Division summit.

Jones’ 25-yard cracker made it four straight wins for Town and three on the bounce away from home.

Caerwys 0 Corwen 6
In their first league game in five weeks, Corwen made it four successive Premier Division wins in which they have amassed 16 goals and not conceded a single one.

Saturday’s caning of Caerwys at Lon-yr-Ysgol saw Owen Cordiner net twice and Alex Webster convert a pair of penalties for the visitors, while Harry Pooler and Robbie Williams added a goal apiece for an away team which led 4-0 at half time.

Coedpoeth United 1 Mynydd Isa 3
Jay Wiles, Nicholas Manning and Sam Wainwright (pen) bagged the goals which earned Mynydd Isa maximum spoils, Adam Lloyd responding for the hosts.

Greenfield 7 Castell Alun Colts 2
Lewis Williams netted a hat-trick for a dominant Greenfield at the Bernie Williams Memorial Ground.

The fourth-place hosts added further goals through Connor Hughes, Ryan Price Jones, Kieran Roberts and Ethan Evans, Rhys Williams and Daniel Woosey replying.

Rhostyllen 1 Penyffordd Lions 2
A first league defeat of the season for table-topping Rhostyllen at the hands of the lively Lions.

Kurt Issac handed the hosts a half time lead, but Harry Brown and Ben Hughes turned things around for the visitors with second period goals.

Ruabon Rovers 1 Lex XI 2
Ruabon’s early struggles continue as a three-minute double from Kian Evans bagged the points for the Law.

Dan Kebell’s earlier goal had ensured Rovers were ahead at the break.

Championship Division
Acton 3 Holywell United 1
A nightmare start for Acton saw Luke Hughes dismissed on 29 minutes for a second yellow card, followed by the removal via a straight red of Joe Garner soon after.

And it got worse for the hosts when Dougles McDonagh nudged Holywell in front after 32 minutes.

However, six minutes into added time at the end of the first half, Liam Davies made it one-apiece.

Three minutes into the second half, it became nine versus 10 after United’s Lewis Harley was shown an instant red.

Michael Pugh made it 2-1 Acton on 61 minutes and the hosts made sure of the spoils when Chad Humphreys added a third three past the 90.

Brymbo 0 Yr Wyddgrug 5
Jimmy McGlone nabbed a hat-trick in an emphatic win for Yr Wyddgrug at Brymbo SSC.

McGlone struck on 10, 11 and 77 minutes, while captain David Jones’ 10th goal of the season and a Thomas Price net-finder made it nap.

Johnstown YFC 6 Skippy 0
Keneth Davies plundered a second half hat-trick to make it 10 goals this season for Johnstown.

Callum Poole, Jason Davies and Levi Chaloner added a single apiece in this beating of Skippy.

Overton Recreational 4 Rhydymwyn 3
Owen Platt’s 94th minute finish settled a seven-goal thriller in second-place Overton’s favour.

Level on points with leaders Acton, the hosts’ Harry Massey, Peter Thedens and Mark Matthews were also on the mark, while Nathan Williams, Jake Murphy and Samuel Roberts – with a 92nd minute leveller – ran Rhyd close.

CPD Sychdyn 10 Bellevue 0
Joe Robins scored five – including a first-half hat-trick – for ruthless Sychdyn.

Daniel Mountstephen added a double, while there were also net-finders for Harri Mitchell, Jordan Ashley and Reece Jones in the latter stages.

Aston Park Rangers P Plas Madoc P

Reserve Division

Caerwys 1 Greenfield 0
Adam Woosey’s 49th minute goal was enough to seal Caerwys the points against Greenfield.

Castell Alun Colts 0 FC Queen’s Park 6
No stopping the champions at Casty, Joshua Venables and Richard Jones both with hat-tricks, the latter inside six second-half minutes.

Connah’s Quay Town 2 Mynydd Isa 3
Lewis Knight, Linden Puckey and Michael Whales put leaders Isa three-up inside half an hour.

In the second half Damon Bradley (pen) and Alexander Jones brought Quay back into the contest, but there was to be no equaliser.

Corwen P Lex XI P
Penyffordd Lions 0 Coedpoeth United 2
Ben Griffiths netted on 42 and 53 minutes to earn Coedy the maximum reward at Penyffordd.

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