The weekend programme kicked off on Friday night and there was a showcase and entertaining clash at Stansty Park where LEX Glyndwr were held to a 2-2 draw by a gutsy Cefn Albion. LEX fell behind in the 11th minute when Alex Williams scored from the left side touchline from 35 yards out. It did not take long for LEX to level and it came in the form a bullet header from defender Jason Edwards. Back came Albion to secure a 2-1 lead through former LEX old boy, Ian Oliver Davies. It was a game to be fair that neither side deserved to lose and LEX levelled the contest through new signing Liam Sklenar.

Llay Welfare scored all 4 goals in the thrilling 2-2 draw with Buckley Town but sadly 2 of them were own goals. Under pressure, Jake Kelsall deflected a cross past his own keeper Dave Williams but their response was a Matty Worrall leveller. Llay were helpful in Buckley regaining their lead when Ryan Griffiths notched at the wrong end deflecting a goal bound effort from Aaron Williams but rescuing a point for Llay was Jack Edwards.

Mold Alex chalked up a 4-2 success over Hawarden Rangers, on target were Andreas Economides, Dan Warren, Ben Morgan and an own goal. Hitting back for Rangers were Alek Walsh and James Brailsford.

Early season pacesetters Saltney Town were narrowly beaten 1-0 by Chirk AAA’s who were forced to play with a scratch side with six first teamers missing, grabbing the only goal of the game was Nathan Jones.

Brickfield Rangers are back in the groove and they polished off Corwen with consummate ease after falling behind in the 15th minute when Ryan Billington headed home from a corner. A goal of sheer class from Chris Boyse levelled the clash and a double salvo from Sam Molyneux got Brickfield back on track with the creator of both goals being substitute Kevin Breeze.

FC Nomads shared the spoils in 2-2 draw with CPD Llanuwchllyn. Nomads twice led through Gary McConnell and Anthony Dunleavy but the visitors refused to surrender and hit back through Sam Evans and Llion Roberts.

Coedpoeth United are still looking to pick up their first points of the season but they secured a spirited 1-1 draw at Penycae and snatched a last ditch equaliser through Kurt Griffiths. Penycae boss Ian Andrews was left to bemoan “we only have ourselves to blame for not taking our chances and we fluffed several glorious opportunities to put the game to bed and only had a Mike Parry goal to show for our good work.”

In Division One, the Maesgwyn juggernaut just going rolling on and on and they defeated New Brighton Villa 6-1. On target were Adam Bradshaw(2), Danny Pickup(2), Adam Roberts and Kyle Cooper.

Under new management and with Phil Hudson at the helm, Brymbo are in fine shape best emphasised by their 7-1 romp against Johnstown Youth. Man of the match Lewis Edwards weighed in with a treble and cementing the win were Gareth Hatton, Jordan Williams(2) and Billy New. Responding for the visitors were Ryan Masterton and Richard Jones.

Llangollen have not had the best of fortunes at Penley in recent time to manager Gareth Lloyd will be pleased see his side chalk up a 3-2 success and his sides marksmen were Ben Wilson, Josh Langford and Simon Williams.

The game between Acrefair and Point of Air had to be cancelled with Point of Ayr resigning from the league.

Rhydymwyn have high hopes of getting back to top flight but their goal-less draw at Castell Alun won’t have helped their cause.

In the Reserves Division, it is Ruthin who head the pack after securing a 3-1 success at Corwen making it 4 wins out of 4. All of their goals were captured in the opening half through Tomos Jones, Meillor Thomas and Rhys Rowlands.

Right on Ruthin’s shoulders are Gresford Athletic who are also on 12 points and they bounced back to winning ways to trounce Castell Alun 7-0. Making up the whitewash were Rhys Lloyd with a hat-trick, Will Roberts(2), Hugh Jones and Matty Thompson.

Brickfield Rangers are having a better start to their campaign this time around and they beat Cefn Albion 3-1 with strikes from Ryan Roberts and a brace from Matty Wareham

Goals from Jack Aubury and Connor Turner(2) enabled Flint Town United to defeat Queens Park 3-0.

There was a nine goal thriller at Gladstone Playing Fields where Chirk AAA’s just about nicked a nine goal thriller to edge home 5-4. Making up the Chirk nap hand were Kal Davies(2), Steve Birch, Matthew Cook and Curtis Barber. The Rangers contribution was etched out by Nick Van Miert, Mark Weir, Tyler Wood and Scott Nixon.

In the Colts league, the Johnstown game with Brymbo ended prematurely with the referee abandoning the match after a flare up and several altercations.

Maesgwyn whitewashed New Brighton 7-0, man of the match Jamie Edwards bagged four of his sides goals and completing their tally were Dylan Griffiths, David Gossling and Mike Morgan.

Overton are going well, a solitary strike from Harry Massey enabled them to topple Ruthin Colts 1-0.

Rhos Aelwyd clinched an 10-0 success against Holywell Town, Dan Roberts, Jamie Rogers, Luke Jones and Ifan Hughes netted two goals apiece with Lee Hanmer and Sam Baldam completing their rout.

Conner Jones and Alex Williams combined for Rhostyllen to defeat Coedpoeth 2-1 with Adam Artell responding.