A WEEK after Lex XI quit the Welsh National League another of Wrexham’s well-established amateur teams, Brickfield Rangers, were forced to called off their match of the day at home to Queen’s Park due to a player shortage.

Park were targeting top spot in the Premier Division with a win at Clywedog Park but the big headline makers instead were Plas Madoc, who celebrated promotion to the top flight with a 2-0 win at Castell Alun.

Captain Nicky Williams (pictured below) bagged both goals for Ryan Roberts’ men, who still remain on course for the league and cup double.

Coedpoeth were worthy 3-1 winners against Overton, Luke Hall, Kevin Breeze and star man Oliver Lewis’ superb strike securing the points after Luke Williams had pulled a goal back.

A solitary strike from Luke Harrington earned Rhosllanerchrugog’s 1-0 win against Rhydymwyn.

New Brighton Villa’s Sam Wainwright also scored the only goal against Cefn Mawr Rangers.

In the Premier Division, Saltney Town won 1-0 at Chirk AAA - their first ever win at Holyhead Road coming courtesy of a Danny Burgess header.

Hawarden Rangers were hammered 5-0 at home by title favourites Corwen for whom Sam Henry (2), Joe Williams, Ryan Billington and Dominic Doherty scored.

Llanuwchllyn were beaten 1-0 by Rhos Aelwyd with Jamie Rogers scoring the winner from the spot.

Llay Welfare won 5-3 at Penycae. Lewis Bickerton Cole, Liam Hughes and a Matthew Worrall hat-trick earned Penycae the points with Ahmed Ali, Connor Cahill and Callum Barlow replying.

Reserves Division leaders Ruthin Town thrashed Brickfield Rangers 7-1 and leading the rout with four goals was Tom Jones. Rhys Rowlands (2) and Will Owen also scored.

Corwen were 4-2 winners against Castell Alun thanks to Oliver Crimp, Sion Roberts, Tom Davies and Ryan Davies. Kevin Valentine bagged both for the visitors.

FC Nomads beat Hawarden Rangers 3-1 with Luke Muia, James Ratcliffe and Ryan Davies on target. Ricky Williams replied.

Queen’s Park held Mold Alex to a 2-2 draw and their marksmen were Jake Jones and Sean Humphreys.

In the Reserves and Colts Division, Holywell Town moved another step closer to the title with an emphatic 6-3 success at Rhydymwyn who responded through Harry Wood and Charlie Bradley (2).

Brymbo slumped to a 2-0 defeat to Penycae side who netted through Jake Green and Chris Piney.

George Gooding gave Llangollen Town a 1-0 win at Mynydd Isa Spartans and Kevin Hope did the same for Llay Welfare against Cefn Albion

Rhos Aelwyd carved out a 4-1 success against Overton courtesy of strikes from Luke Williams (2), Liam Davies and Carwyn Davies. Chris Bush replied.