The Welsh Cup competition is renowned for throwing up more than the odd shock but grabbing the headlines at the weekend were Brynford who thrashed Cefn Albion 6-3. This was all after goals from Alex Williams and Stuart Thornley put Cefn 2-0 up but tie was all square by the interval. Brynford went ahead 3-2 but Olly Davies equalised from the spot to make it 3-3. Cefn capitulated and conceded three goals in the closing stages for Brynford to go through.

Lex Glyndwr scalped Rhostyllen 4-1 courtesy of strikes from Dylan Jones, Josh Phillips with a double salvo and an own goal.

Rhydymwyn secured a comfortable 4-1 passage against Castell Alun and their marksmen were Adam Davies with a brace, Kyle Hart and Andy Jones with The Colts levelling at one stage with a Matty Holmes header.

Coedpoeth produced back to back wins and they sent Acton crashing out 3-2 with their goals coming from Nathan Jones, Mykel Woolett and find of the season, 16 year old Kyle Walker. Keeping the visitors in the hunt was Luke Harrington who added to an own goal.

Sychdyn claimed the scalp of FC Penley who won through 2-1, netting the Penley goal was Andy Bithell.

In the Premier Division, overnight leaders Queens Park were given a lesson in finishing and they flopped to a 3-0 home defeat against Corwen.

FC Nomads got back on the winning trail bit only just. It was a stroll in the park early on against Penycae as efforts from Ryan McCleary, Warren Kelly with a double salvo and Sam Kelly gave them a 4-0 cushion at half time. What a fine comeback Penycae provided to this encounter when Dan McInnes, Jimmy Jones, Richard Griffiths and Mike Parry had Penycae on level terms at 4-4 but at the death, Kelly completed his treble and McLeary made in 6-4 in stoppage time.

Everyone thought Brickfield Rangers would be setting the pace but they were held to a 1-1 draw at Llay Welfare. A spectacular solo goal from Johnny Taylor gave Llay a half time advantage but ‘Brickie salvaged a point through Bill Davies who netted on the hour mark but Llay had the game’s best player in goalkeeper Charlie Williams.

Saltney Town came unstuck and they were beaten 3-2 by Chirk AAA’s who were on target through Lois Middlehurst, Matty Thomas and Joe Roberts. Saltney were chasing the game after a response in each half from Jack Roberts and Adam Bail.

Brymbo broke their duck and they defeated Overton 3-0 with all of their goals coming through Simon Richards and Adam Bradshaw who bagged himself a brace.

Turning to Division One, Rhos Aelwyd go joint top after beating Maesgwyn 4-0. All goals were carved out in the opening half through Jake Simms, 16 year old Jack White who netted two of his sides goals and Ryan Jenkins.

The New Brighton Villa clash with Johnstown Youth failing to show.

Point of Ayr defeated Acrefair 7-3 and their marksmen were Dean Hyland(2), Dan Chamberlain(2), Ash Harris, Rob Brown and Dale Adamson.

The top dogs in the Reserves Division are Gresford Athletic who polished off hosts Penycae 8-1. Nam of the match Jonny Collo converted a treble and completing the debacle were Hugh Jones, Cav Daley, Graeme Sutcliffe, Craig Worthington and Rhys Lloyd.

Castell Alun were second best and were skinned 4-0 in their own back yard against Brymbo.

In the Hawarden Rangers versus Cefn Druids game, it ended in a total 0-0 stalemate.

Holywell Town thrashed Llangollen 8-0 and man of the match Jay Wilkes helped himself to a hat-trick and completing the rout were Nathan Williams and Paul Kidd who struck two goals apiece, and Connor Littler.

Two goals from Gareth Davies enabled Mold Alexandra to topple Queens Park 2-1 despite Helda Ramos replying for the Park.

The curtain was lifted in the Reserves and Colts Division and writing the day’s headlines were LEX Glyndwr who defeated Cefn 8-2 with star performances being produced from Matt Slawson and Tom Johnson who grabbed a hat-trick apiece and completing the debacle were Dan Price and an own goal.

Brickfield Rangers were just pipped 2-1 by Rhos Aelwyd who netted through Jordan Boyd and Ryan Hughes with Joe Henry replying.

Ryan Dunn got a consolation goal for Buckley Town in their 3-1 home defeat against Flint Town United.

Overton failed to deliver and went down 2-0 at home against Coedpoeth United who were on target through Nathan Rennie and Tom Edwards.

Gareth Williams replied for Rhostyllen in their 3-1 reversal against Ruthin Town.