IT would be no surprise if Andy Morrison has been regularly checking the league table with Connah’s Quay Nomads flying high at the top.

Nomads snatched a dramatic 1-0 win at Cardiff Met last weekend courtesy of Bradley Woolridge’s stoppage time own goal to climb above Barry Town United and into top spot.

And Nomads boss Morrison joked: “I never look at the league table unless we are near the top and then I look at it three or four times a day and have it as my screensaver.”

Thirty points is widely considered the total needed to make sure of a place in the top-six when the league splits in two early next year.

Nomads are currently one point clear of Barry, but more importantly at present, just five short of that magical 30 with 11 games remaining before the split.

The first of those is at Aberystwyth Town tonight and Morrison has his sights set on an eighth win of the campaign.

“It’s a good start, a really good start,” said Morrison. “We’ve got a fantastic honest group, who have been together for a long time.

“They work really hard and they have to put up with a lot of demands on them, massive demands week in, week out and they aren’t coming up short.

“We’ve got a tough period coming, so we’ve got to make sure we get points on the board.

“For me, we are probably two wins away from cementing a top-six place, which is the first port of call at the start of the season for every team other than TNS.

“We are trying to cement that top-six place and then we build from there. We are getting closer to that position now.”

Morrison hopes to have Callum Morris, Nathan Woolfe and Ryan Wignall, pictured, available for selection after the trio missed the recent victories over Caernarfon and Cardiff Met.

“That’s three outstanding Cymru Premier players and when we add them to the squad it gives us different ideas,” added Morrison.

Reigning champions The New Saints, three points behind the leaders, entertain Colin Caton’s Bala, who are in fourth spot this evening, while Cardiff Met will look to bounce back from defeat to Nomads at Newtown.