Rhyl relegated, Newtown hit Airbus for 7 and Nomads secure European spot
It was a day of goals on Good Friday in the Welsh Premier League as every game had a goal in as fans were entertained in the penultimate games of the season.
Rhyl’s fate was sealed at Park Avenue as Aberystwyth were victorious at Park Avenue as Luke Borelli scored a brace and John Owen came back to haunt his former side with two goals of hiss own in a 4-0 home victory for the Green & Black.
The Robins sent a warning to those involved in the Europa League play-offs with a 7-0 hammering of relegated Airbus UK. Golden Boot chaser Jason Oswell bagged a hatrick whilst Alex Fetcher, Kieran Mills-Evans, Shane Sutton and Ross Stephens all grabbed individual goals for themselves.
The Cefn Druids confirmed their place in the Welsh Premier League for another season with a 3-2 home victory over Llandudno. Going in at the break at The Rock it was 2-1, with 2 goals from Michael Pritchard for the Druids as well as a singular Lee Thomas goal for Llandudno.
In the second half, Druids scored again through their talisman Ashley Ruane to make it 3-1 but iin stoppage time, Marc Williams clawed one back for Llandudno, but it wasn’t enough for Alun Morgan’s men.
It was an interesting day at Nantporth as a crowd of nearly 600 saw Gary Taylor-Fletcher continue his 100% start to management with a 3-0 win over The New Saints. Henry Jones scored again to boost his chance of the Player of the Year award, as well as 13-goal man Daniel Nardiello scoring. The manager Taylor-Fletcher was amongst the goals, grabbing one in stoppage time.
Cardiff Met were also amongst the goals today as they claimed their first win of Phase Two, with a convincing 4-0 away victory over Carmarthen Town. Kyle McCarthy scored early on for the Archers, as well as goals from Will Evans, Rhys Thomas and Eliot Evans.
To top of the goal fest of a day, The Nomads set-up an interesting final day for the race for second, with a place in the Irn Bru Cup still up for grabs, the win today means that due to Bala’s involvement in the Welsh Cup, the Nomads are now certain of a European spot.
George Horan headed in a Lewis Short throw-in to give the Nomads the lead in the first half. An own-goal from Bala with 10 minutes to go gave th Nomads a 2 goal advantage with no reply from the visitors.
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