Nomads crush Llandudno, Touray strikes late for Barry and Carmarthen squander two-goal lead

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Connah’s Quay closed the gap at the top to just one point, as they saw off the challenge off Llandudno.

Llandudno had won their last two games but were powerless to resist as Andy Morrison’s men ran riot at Maesdu Park.

In the other games around the league, there were home wins for Caernarfon and Newtown, whilst Bala held The New Saints to a draw, away from home.

The New Saints 0-0 Bala Town

The action started at Park Hall, where Welsh Premier League champions The New Saints welcomed Bala Town.

The Lakesiders had yet to pick up a point on their travels, after losing 3-2 to Aberystwyth Town last week.

As Colin Canton rang a number of changes, Bala picked up an impressive point at the defending champions.

Barry Town United 2-1 Cefn Druids

Pisorski scored the quickest goal of the season, scoring inside 20 seconds for the Druids, giving the Ancients the perfect start.

But returning captain Jordan Cotterill scored in the final quarter of the game, to level proceedings.

The game then completely turned on its head as Momodou Touray scored in stoppage time to give Barry Town United victory over the Cefn Druids.

The Dragons have won all three of their home games. Each away side finished in the top six last season.

Caernarfon Town 3-0 Llanelli Town

Three second-half goals gave Caernarfon Town victory over fellow promoted side Llanelli Town.

Danny Brookwell, Jamie Creese and Cai Jones were all on the scoresheet as Caernarfon moved into the top six.

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It now means the Reds are four points adrift from safety, with Carmarthen Town sitting outside the relegation zone on eight points.

It’s been over a month since Llanelli picked up a point in the Welsh Premier League, when they drew with Barry Town United since then they have suffered four straight league defeats.

Carmarthen Town 2-2 Aberystwyth Town

The Old Gold let a two-goal lead slip, as they allowed Aberystwyth Town back into the game, in the last half hour.

Neil Smothers side had a commanding two-goal lead, with Luke Bowen and Liam Thomas scoring in the first half.

But Ashley Ruane, who was on the scoresheet last week, was on it again. Aber’s talisman Declan Walker salvaged a point for Neville Powell’s side, scoring in the 76th minute.

Newtown 2-1 Cardiff Metropolitan

It’s more away day woes for Cardiff Met, as they failed to pick up a point on their travels.

The Archers have won just twice out of ten games when on the road.

Sam Snaith gave the Archers a perfect start, heading in from Eliot Evans’ free-kick.

But the game was completely turned on its head in a frantic two minutes. Alex Fletcher levelled things up before Neil Mitchell put the Robins in front.

Llandudno 0-4 Connah’s Quay Nomads

A smart set piece taken by the Nomads gave them the lead in the 20th minute. John Disney got on to Poole’s free-kick and slid it across to Mike Wilde to tap it home.

Callum Morris’ doubled Connah’s Quay’s lead in similar fashion. He half-volleyed in a shot past Pearson after a cross from Wignall.

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Callum Morris grabbed his second of the game as Kai Edwards conceded a penalty on to his former side. Morris scored with a cheeky penalty just minutes into the second half.

The only dampener for the Nomads was that they were reduced to ten men. Danny Holmes was shown a second yellow card for kicking the ball away.

Despite the disadvantage, Nomads earnt a second penalty, after Andy Owens was fouled by Edwards. Callum Morris snuck his penalty past Pearson to secure his hat-trick.

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