Brickfield Rangers have returned to the top of the Premier Division after flooring Rhostyllen 4-1. Anthony Dunleavey bagged himself a brace and completing their tally were talented teenager Matt Wareham and Alan Bull.

The Cefn Albion versus FC Nomads clash was a close run affair and honours were shared in a 1-1 draw. The two teams cancelled each other out in the opening half but Nomads took the lead on the 70 minute mark through Lee Reynolds but Albion equalised 2 minutes later through Zac Davies to take a share of the spoils.

Llay Welfare were back in business and they narrowly toppled Rhos Aelwyd 1-0. Mike Worrall back at the club after a stint at Rhyl got the gameís only goal in the opening half making it 4 goals in 4 starts but standing out for Llay was recent addition from Gresford, midfielder Jack Mountford who ran the show.

Saltney Town are building up a nice head of steam and they chalked up a 4-0 victory against LEX who really shot themselves in the foot. Phil Gidley fluffed a penalty opportunity which was saved by Mike Edwards and had central defender Ryan Jones sent off so there was only ever going to be one winner with Saltney punishing them with 2nd half goals. Elliott Bond and Stephen Chiocchi added to a brace of goals from man of the match Rabih Jumaa.

In the local derby at Alyn Park, Mold Alex defeated old adversaries Hawarden Rangers 2-1. Mold netted each side of the break through Callum Freeman and Iwan Rogers with Rangers replying late on through George Thomas.

The remainder of the Premier was devoted to the league cup competition and Chirk progressed 3-1 at Penycae but the score does not reflect a gritty display by their hosts. Joe Evans, Jack Edwards and Adam Davies netted for Chirk with Penycae hitting back though an Alex Rowlands penalty after a trip on James Trigg.

Brymbo twice surrendered the lead at Llanuwchllyn but eventually ran out 3-2 winners to book a Round 2 berth by the skin of their teeth. Ryan Clarke provided Brymbo with a 4th minute lead but AJ Galdo quickly levelled. Back came Brymbo on the stroke of half time when Jacque Stuart scored from the penalty spot. Llanuwchllyn refused to surrender and hit back once more through Iolo Jones. With extra time looming, Zac Clarke bagged the winner in the 4th minute of stoppage time.

Current league leaders Corwen had a back to back victory over Queens Park who canít seem to shake off the Corwen curse and they were sunk 6-0. Scott Evans set up Iorweth Jones for a 10th minute opener and the damage was done by the break with further efforts from Ryan Davidson and an Adam Roberts own goal. Sam Henry added two further goals one of which was from the penalty spot and to put their opponents on the ropes, Joe Williams converted a second Corwen penalty at the death.

It was Division One League Cup time and New Brighton Villa killed any hopes Johnstown had of glory sinking their visitors 4-0. On target were Craig Williams, Callum Pierce, James Beck and Jack Gregory.

In the league in Division One, Plas Madoc have opened up a 3 point gap at the top by securing an emphatic 5-1 victory over Offa Athletic and making up their nap hand were Nicky Williams and Lee Price with 2 goals apiece and Sean Valentine. Hitting back in the 37th minute for Offa was James Gibney.

For their clash with Overton, Castell Alun Colts came up trumps to record a 6-0 verdict and making up their six pack were Scott Williams, Tom Adams plus two goals apiece for Josh Price and Dain Smith.

It was 2nd versus 3rd spot as Mynydd Isa Spartans beat Llangollen Town 3-2. Isa edged things with strikes from Dane Sharrock, Sam Genders and Mike Whales with Ben Reeley and Olly Edwards hitting back.

Rhydymwyn were picked off 2-1 by Rhosllanerchrugog who netted through Callum Dutton and Drew Wickes who netted a 63rd minute winner.

The Reserves Division table toppers Mold Alex strengthened their grip at the top by securing a 4-0 success at Chirk. On target were Cal Lavell and Lee Jones with a treble.

Making up last ground were Cefn Druids who won 2-0 at Queens Park in an evenly fought encounter and their marksmen were Toby Nash and Kane Frost.

Buckley Town shared 8 goals in a 4-4 draw, star performer for the hosts was Matt Mullarkey despite Tom Gunson converting a treble. Ensuring Gresford earned a share of the spoils, hitting back were Hugh Jones, Will Roberts with a brace and Joel Gray.

A goal in each half from Tom Janney enabled Hawarden Rangers to defeat Corwen 2-1 who replied through Oliver Crimp.

Ruthin Town pummelled Castell Alun 8-1, on target were James Watkins, Rhys Rowlands, Steff Dolben, Adam Harvey Davies, and netting two goals apiece Charlie Williams and Will Owen

There was just the one Reserves and Colts League Cup game and out go Ruthin Town who were edged out 1-0 by Penycae who grabbed an 86th minute winning goal through Tom Edwards but it took a fine one handed save from Ben Darlington late on to secure the win.

In the league at this level, there were 4 matches postponed due to the increasing shortage of referees but there was a 7 goal thriller at Overton who defeated Cefn Albion 4-3. Carving out the winners goals were Louis Williams, Geraint Jones and Chris Bush. Spare a thought for Carl Mannion, he converted a hat-trick but still finished on the losing side.