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Holywell Town made sure that their long trip to Aberaeron wasn’t wasted as they came away with a 2-0 victory.

Danny Henley got Holywell’s first goal on the hour mark with a header and 10 mins later, Josh Ruane doubled the lead after he was put through by Paul Williams, chipping the advancing goalkeeper.

Overton looked as if they had their place in the next round sorted out when an Alan Huxley goal separated them from Llanfairpwll with 88 minutes gone.

But a last gasp equaliser gave the visitors a lifeline and they fired three extra time goals to seal a place in the next round.

Gresford Athletic ended a barren spell to send Acrefair crashing out 5-1. Dave Bullough weighed in with a double, Paul Jones scored with a 25 yard half volley, Richard Driffield scored a cracker and sub Tom Crewe also netted.

Coedpoeth United are having a dream time of things at the moment and they accounted for Bont FC with ease.

Super sub Rhys Hughes made a real impact on the game coming on as a late sub to net two goals and completing their nap hand were Nick McCormack and Kev Breeze who also scored twice.

Mold Alexandra were down in the dumps once more, they got turned over 6-0 in their own back yard by Llansantffraid.

Out go Penycae though after losing 1-0 to Bodedern.

“We must have wasted over a dozen clear cut chances” bemoaned manager Colin Parry. “Bodedern had one chance and scored which summed up our day.”

Denbigh Town moved to the top of the WELSH ALLIANCE Division One following a 1-0 home success over Llanberis.

After a goalless first half Denbigh upped the tempo at the start of the second period and broke the deadlock within seven minutes, Tom Sharples netting what proved to be the only goal of the game.

There was one further Division One clash as Gwalchmai defeated Llanrug United 5-2.

Halkyn sit top of the Division Two table after they recorded a 3-2 away win at Gaerwen.

The visitors were looking like running away with the game as Tom Higginson and Nathan Jones scored within 27 minutes of the start, but it took until the hour mark for them to extend the advantage further, Andy Howells on target.

Tom Roberts and Rhys Evans hit goals for Gaerwen to leave Halkyn a nervy last 15 minutes, which they safely negotiated.

Caernarfon Wanderers overcame Greenfield 2-1, Karl Ainsworth seeing his late leveller go to waste as Gareth Griffiths hit a winner two minutes from time, while Amlwch thumped struggling Nantlle Vale 3-0.

Chirk AAA marched eight points clear at the top of the WELSH NATIONAL LEAGUE Premier Division following their narrow 1-0 win at Lex.

Chirk keeper Nicky Williams saved a last minute penalty after Josh Roberts had put the visitors ahead.

Brickfield Rangers were beaten 2-1 at home by Corwen and hitting back was Nathan Jones.

Brymbo took an early lead at FC Cefn through Daniel Hannaby but Ian Oliver Davies leveled and went on to fire the winning goal in the 75th minute.

Johnstown Youth’s Chris Baddeley scored twice to polish off Llay Welfare 2-0.

Venture looked down and out when they were trailing 3-0 at home to Hawarden Rangers who were on target through Dominic Auty, Danny Sullivan and Paul Williams but despite Nicky Chesters and Jack Bailey pegging things back, Liam Doran put the game beyond reach for Hawarden to prosper 4-2.

Division One top dogs are Garden Village after they accounted for Llanuwchllyn with ease 5-2. Declan Williams (2), Huw Birkhead, Aaron Braisdell and Nick Scheling got the goals.

After an inspiring first month of the season, Saltney found themselves brought right back down to earth with a pretty hefty bump as Borras Park Albion defeated the Town 3-2 at Dean Road.

Albion took an early lead through Stuart Williams and things went from bad to worse when Mark Roberts increased the lead on 16 minutes and looked to have Saltney out for the count when he added a third early in the second half.

In a late fight-back Phil Whiitaker reduced the arrears and it was game on when Andy Johnson did manage to grab a late second but it was too little too late.

Glynceiriog failed to contain Castell Alun who broke their duck to win 3-1 with efforts from Graham Dessington (2) and James Francis. Responding was Danny Jones.

Sean Cartwright fired a hat-trick for Penley in their 6-2 romp over Mold Juniors.
Competing the debacle were Aaron Williams(2) and Andrew Bithell.

New Brighton narrowly went down 2-1 at Buckley United who marksmen were Andy Morris and Danny Moore who netted a goal in each half. Hitting back was Paul Worral.

Penyffordd cruised to an 8-1 victory over Hawkesbury and achieving an equal share of six of those goals were Marcus Davies and Gareth Lloyd with Richard Lawerence and Sam Richardson completing their tally.

Due to an acute shortage of match officials, three games in the The Reserves Division had to be called off and these involved clashes between Rhos Aelwyd Reserves and Borras Park Albion, Llay at home to Penycae and Ruthin Town versus Cefn Druids.

Castell Alun did play but were were overpowered 8-0 by Bala Town.
Chirk AAA were beaten 3-2 by LEX X1 but hitting back were Graham Yewdall and Sean Morris.

Corwen made easy progress against Gresford Athletic Reserves and they notched second half goals through Will Jones, Tomos Hughes and Ifan Roberts.

Llangollen were beaten 3-1 at Hawarden Rangers whose marksmen were Glyn Jelly, Nick Jones and Tegid Lloyd.

Heading up the Reserves and Colts Division are Airbus UK and they have opened up a five point lead following their 4-2 romp at New Brighton. Among the goals were Asa Hamilton, Paul Simmons, Ben Donovan and Andy Thomas.

In the local derby at Acrefair Youth and Rhos Aelwyd, Rhos came through with flying colours to win 4-1. On target were Adam Peters, Stef Williams, Dafydd Robertson and Ryan Jenkins. Replying for the hosts was Matt Bride.

Brymbo were held to a 2-2 draw by Penley and their marksmen were Damian Jones and Stewart Parry.

Ruthin Town took a tumble and were beaten 2-1 by Venture Reseves who had Darren Gallop leveling the match an 17 year old Ben White snatching a last gasp winner.

Saltney Town chalked up a 2-1 victory over Brickfield Rangers with strikes from Efan Wright and an own goal.

Simon Mackie and Richard Mark Jones fired two goals each as Caerwys pulled of a 5-1 CLWYD LEAGUE Premier Division win at struggling Shotton Steel.

Wayne Shill wrapped up Caerwys's nap hand but Shotton had the last word with Danny Edwards's reply on 80 minutes.

wo-down inside the opening eight minutes, second-from-bottom Aston Park Rangers ended up being hit for six at second-from-top Rhos United but still found time to run in three in return from Danny Harwin and Anthony Weaver(2).

Tim Hughes was the toast of Sychdyn after his two book-end goals earned his side a surprise point in a 2-2 draw at unbeaten Abergele Rovers. Hughes put Sychdyn in front on 15 minutes but left his second to the last minute to deny Rovers their expected win.

Leaders Rhuddlan Town fell to a surprise 4-1 defeat at lowly St Asaph while a second half penalty from Nicholas Nicolaidas earned Connah's Quay Tigers a point in a 1-1 split in their Division One clash with Betws-yn-Rhos.

Mostyn Dragons produced six different goalscorers in their 6-2 win over Abergele Dragons, Lawton Renshaw, Keiron Roberts, Sam Newman, Keiron Griffiths, David McCully and Paul Smith sharing them out while Point of Ayr settled for a 5-2 verdict over Bro Cernyw, Darren Hughes bagging three to add to singles from Mike Jones and Brett Johns.

An own goal by Ed Rooney couldn't avert a 4-1 defeat for Shotton Steel at Abergele Dragons in the Reserve Division but Aston Park Rangers were celebrating a 4-2 win over Llanrwst United, courtesy of a James Butler hat-trick plus one from Gareth Pooley.

Callum Pierce cracked four as unbeaten leaders Holywell Town overcame second-placed Flint Town United Youth 9-1. Alan Roberts (3), Scott Reid and Ben Lewis completed the bagful, Tom Washington narrowing the gap in Flint's first loss.

Flint Mountain scored four at Prestatyn Town but remain without a point after leaking a dozen goals themselves. Tom Smith and Dean Tolleys each netted twice for Flint but they weren't the heaviest losers of the day.

That doubtful honour went to Halkyn United who were blitzed 15-0 at home by rampant Rhyl in the Reserve Premier League.

Ritchie Hughes  and Ritchie Walker secured Flint Town United a 2-1 comeback win at Llandyrnog United after Danny McDonald's 10th minute opener.

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