LANTWIT Major secured a third win in four games as they edged past Goytre 2-1 in Nathaniel Car Sales Welsh League Division One, writes Jay Bayford.
They made the worst possible start when the fell behind after just 20 seconds but Josh Jones found the equaliser before Anthony Rawlings produced the winner to hand all three points to Llantwit Major.
The victory lifted them into the top half of the table.
It was an eventful game at Pontypridd Town as they lost 1-0 to Cambrian & Clydach, who ended the game with just eight men on the pitch.
Sam Jones got the all-important goal but was one part of the trio that saw red. Carn Thomas and Joe Evans were also dismissed.
Meanwhile, Afan Lido moved to the top of the table following a 4-1 win over Briton Ferry Llansawel.
Mark Jones found the net twice with further strikes from Cai Owens and Noah Daley sealing the win. Luke Harris bagged Briton Ferry’s goal.
Penybont were unable to stop Lido overtaking them as their fixture with Cwmamman United was postponed due to the weather.
Meanwhile, Goytre United went goal crazy as they hit Port Talbot Town for six.
Tom Walters walked away with the match ball as he bagged a hat-trick in the 6-1 victory.
Joe Hopkins, Sam Johnson and Cortez Belle for the other goals while Morgan Thomas fired in a consolation for Port Talbot.
Elsewhere, Ammanford ended a run of four games without a win as they cruised to a 4-1 victory over lowly Ton Pentre.
Liam Samuel, Mathew Fisher, Ricky Martin and Brett Enoch steered Ammanford to victory while Leroy Thomas ruined Ammanford’s clean sheet in the dying seconds with a late consolation.
Undy Athletic’s trip to Cwmbran Celtic and Taffs Well’s game with Haverfordwest County fell foul of the weather.
In Division Two, Caerau Ely missed the chance to close the gap at the top CARDIFF Draconians moved into second place in the Highadmit Projects South Wales Alliance Premier Division with a 3-1 victory over Garw SBGC.
Tom McLean bagged himself a brace and Joey Morelli wrapped up the victory to move Draconians just three points behind leaders Caerphilly Athletic, who weren’t in action.
Athletic have played a game more but have a superior goal difference. of the table as they fell to a 2-1 defeat at Monmouth Town.
Elijah Chilekwa got on the scoresheet for Ely but goals from Rory Johns and Rhod Lewis ensured Monmouth took all three points.
STM Sports had no such problems as they put in a five-star display to beat Caldicot Town 5-2.
Josh Graham, Joey Evans, Marcus Jones and Ben Al Mun were among the goal scorers.
Elsewhere, Nicky Hyden was at the double as Swansea University beat Dinas Powys 3-0 while Croesyceiliog moved five points clear with a 3-2 win over Risca United.
The weather continued to play its part with West End’s trip to AFC Llwydcoed, Aberbargoed Buds’ clash with Garden Village and Abergavenny Town’s fixture against Pontardawe Town all postponed.
Most of the Division Three schedule was also called off but Penrhiwceiber Rangers managed to grind out a 2-1 win at Ynysygerwn.
Ricky Carter and Brandon Davies were both on target to help lift Ceiber up to fourth.
The only other game saw Trefelin BGC beat Chepstow Town 4-1 to move level with leaders Trethomas Bluebirds.
Matthew Hughes put Trefelin ahead with an early header before adding a second shortly before the break.
The attacker bagged his third of the afternoon to claim the match ball before Shaun Best sealed the win with a late fourth.
The games at AFC Porth, Albion Rovers, Caerau and Ely Rangers were all postponed due to the weather.
Morgan Thomas added a late fifth to seal an absolutely remarkable comeback.
Elsewhere, Cardiff Airport beat winless Llangynwyd Rangers 3-1, AFC Butetown lost 3-0 at FC Cwmaman and Cardiff Corinthians drew 2-2 with Penrhiwceiber Cons Athletic.
The only game in Division Two saw Aberfan Social thrash St Albans 5-0 thanks to Josh Powell’s hat-trick.