FOOT­BALL ROUND-UP

Wales On Sunday - - FOOTBALL ROUND-UP -

PONTYCLUN, newly-pro­moted to the Welsh League, caused a JD Welsh Cup up­set when they swept to a 6-2 sec­ond qual­i­fy­ing round vic­tory over Caerau in the Llynfi Val­ley.

And they came from be­hind af­ter be­ing 2-0 down at the break fol­low­ing home goals by Jack Page and the much-trav­elled Rob­bie Wal­ters.

Joel Wood­ing­ton bagged a sec­ond-half hat-trick while James Wil­liams swooped for a brace and Jar­rad Hill was also on target.

Cardiff Dra­co­ni­ans also pro­duced an up­set with a 5-1 home suc­cess over Tre­de­gar Town. Joey Hooper, Jake Gam­mond, Liam Wil­liams, Tom McClean and Leighton James found the net.

Aber­gavenny were on song in trounc­ing Welsh league strug­glers AFC Porth, Sean Fee­ley and Dan Jenk­ins grab­bing hat­tricks while Joe Evans scored as well.

Brid­gend Street beat Llan­rum­ney United, with goals from Paul Fowler (2), Jor­dan Franklin (2), Mike Mur­phy, Jeff White and Ja­son Martin.

In Mid Wales, Llanid­loes Town over­came Bar­mouth and Dyf­fryn 3-0 through goals by Drew Reynolds, Rhys Evans and Steve Jones from the penalty spot.

Barry Bel­lis snapped up a brace as Aber­mule beat Borth 3-2, and Carno cour­tesy of two An­drew Evans strikes over­came Llan­drindod Wells 2-1.

In a high-scor­ing match in the north, Gaer­wen pipped Pwll­heli 6-5 with Dy­lan Wil­liams grab­bing four of the goals, while Llan­rug over­whelmed Llandyrnog United 5-1. AIRBUS UK BROUGHTON went top of the Huws Gray Al­liance as they leap-frogged pre­vi­ous lead­ers Guils­field af­ter a 3-0 vic­tory.

Al­fons Fosu-Men­sah – older brother of Crys­tal Palace defender Ti­mothy – bagged a brace to in­spire the Wing­mak­ers and took his goals tally for the sea­son to five while John Davies was also on the score­sheet.

Mean­while, Porth­madog moved up to sec­ond with a crush­ing 5-2 vic­tory at Caer­sws.

The visi­tors were out of sight by half-time thanks to a first half hat-trick from Joe Chap­lin and a Cai Jones ef­fort while Meilir Wil­liams added a fifth.

There was a thriller at Belle Vue where Rhyl and Caernar­fon shared the spoils in a 3-3 draw.

The visi­tors led 2-0 through Danny Brook­well and Dar­ren Thomas be­fore Rhyl re­duced their deficit by half-time af­ter keeper Alex Ram­sey palmed into his own net.

Jay Gibbs re­stored the visi­tors’ two-goal ad­van­tage af­ter the break, but goals from Ger­wyn Jones and a last-minute lev­eller from Mark Con­nolly – a re­bound af­ter his ini­tial penalty was saved – en­sured hon­ours were even.

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