The Welsh Trophy holders Chirk AAA’s cruised into the next round following an emphatic 5-2 success against Penrhyndeudraeth. Star man Louis Middlehurst was the main contributor in their victory grabbing 4 of his sides goals and making up their nap hand was Jason Williams. Making a cameo appearance as a second half sub was 16 year old Cameron Roberts who did not look out of place and made a significant impression.

Rhos Aelwyd lived up to being billed as match of the day as they accounted for Llanberis 2-1 at Ponciau Banks. Dan Harrison and Adam Griffiths got the all important goals with the Snowdonian side replying through Ifan Manson.

Writing the days headlines though were Brymbo who edged out high flying Llanuwchllyn in a pulsating tie which required extra time and penalties to separate the sides. Brymbo seemed to have the game in the bag when Andy Noonan and James Cummings carved out a two goal lead. With 5 minutes remaining and Llan heading out of the competition, late efforts from Llion Roberts and Joe Evans saved their blushes and took the game into extra time. They got their noses in front through Gwidion Ifan but Brymbo earned themselves a spot-kick showdown when Noonan bagged his second goal of the match right at the death which saw Brymbo go on to win 4-3 on penalties.

At The Globe, Buckley Town showed Saltney Town the way home and spanked their opponents 6-0 and they had two hat-trick heroes in Paul Keenan and Shaun Tinsley.

In the evening kick off under lights at the Rock, Cefn Albion hosted Penmaenmawr and they sent them crashing to an 8-2 defeat. The game was over by half time as Albion boasted a 7-1 lead. Man of the match Connor Kendrick weighed in with a 4 goal salvo and completing the debacle were Jimmy Jones, Alex Williams, Sean Jones and an OG.

At the Adwy, Coedpoeth United continue to have a torrid time and manager Karl Fenlon was first to admit their visitors Conwy Borough were far too good for them and were worthy 7-2 winners. Making a slight impact for Coedpoeth were James Pawley and Oliver Lewis.

In absolute torrid conditions, Corwen booked a safe passage by defeating Llannefydd 3-0. Dan Porter gave them a slender lead at the break and a brace from Joe Williams in the second half saw them safely through.

FC Nomads trailed 1-0 at the interval to Prestatyn Sports who had netted through Chris Dyne but a gutsy second half display gave them the edge and they turned things around to win 3-1 with strikes from Kian Morris, Danny Wynne and Sean Williams.

Out go Lex Glyndwr, they be disappointed to be on the wrong side of a 3-0 scoreline againt Llanrug making it back to defeats. Netting all 3 of the visitors goals was Mark Owen.

Hawarden Rangers returned home empty handed from Llangefni Town who achieved a comfortable 3-1 victory, reducing the deficit from the penalty spot was Henry Carver.

Mold Alex had a job on their hands seeing off Dyffryn Nantle who took a half time lead through Kevin Burrows but man of the match Danny Warren levelled in the 53rd minute and bagged what turned out to be the winner moments later.

Mynydd Isa Spartans hit Pentraeth for six, quite literally in fact 6-0. Making up their ‘six-pack’ were Nathan Jones, an own goal, Mike Whales(2), Tommy Leonard and Cody Sylvester.

Hats off also to New Brighton Villa who sent Pwllhelli crashing out 3-0, their valuable marksmen were Grant Spencer, Steve Orsler and Jordan Donnington.

There was a massive shock in store for Welsh National Leagie Premier Division leaders Brickfield Rangers who were facing next to bottom Penycae. Rangers chief Simon Sedgwick was honest to admit “Without doubt, Penycae were worthy winners, they had a game plan stuck to it and went home with all 3 points. They took the lead though Josh Millington who scored after his initial penalty kick was saved and after Steve Watkin had levelled with a close range header, I don’t think we would have added a second goal if we had stayed on the park till dark.” Penycae boss Ian Andrews was quite ecstatic about the win, stating “we have had some cruel results lately so the win was something to savour. Our leading scorer Austin Owen went off injured and it was his replacement James Trigg who bagged the winning goal. We kept our nerve and even I was called into action after I had to sub the sub James Trigg who was taken off injured.

In Division One, Maesgwyn got back to winning ways and they demolished Johnstown Youth 9-2. Their marksmen were hat-trick heroes Tyler Harvey and Adam Roberts whose contribution was added to by Steven Rees(2) and Joel Jones. Reducing the arrears were Ryan Masterton and Jack Hanley.

Rhydymwyn are hitting a nice little patch, they secured a 4-2 victory at Penley with strikes from Nick Manning, Rob Shaw, Dave Williams and Matt Gillsannon.

In the Reserves Divison, Ruthin Town strengthened their grip at the top with a 3-1 success against Corwen, on target were Connor Lloyd, Will Owen and James Watkin with Tom Watkin-Jones replying for Corwen.

Flint Town United and Buckley locked horns at 3-3, the hosts marksmen were Nathan Roberts, Tom Baldry and Will Williams.

Queens Park recorded their first win of the campaign, they defeated Gresford Athletic 2-1 but 47 year old Steve Jones had to save a last minute penalty to deny Gresford a point. James Gregory notched both of the visitors goals with Cav Daley netting for Gresford.

At Gladstone Playing Fields, Hawarden Rangers shared 8 goals in a thrilling 4-4 draw with Mold Alex, Danny Roberts(2), Charlie Bradford with a bullet header and Mike Adamson grabbed the Rangers goals with Kal Lavelle(2), Tom Hayes and Ryan Fondell replied.

At Colts level, Ruthin Town breezed into the next round of the league cup, they trounced Overton 6-0.

In the league, Llay Welfare secured a stunning 7-0 success at Brymbo, Ryan Griffiths and Chris Owen notched two goals apiece and completing the whitewash were Dean Morris, Luke Taylor and Adam Burgess.

Coedpoeth were beaten on home soil by Cefn Albion 5-2 and making up their nap hand were Calum Mannion, Jack Davies and hat-trick hero Callum Taylor.

Adam Howell(2) and Steve Taylor combined for Johnstown to sink Holywell Town 3-1.

Kieran Duckett(2), Connor Jones and Mark Williams netted for Rhostyllen in their 4-2 victory against Brickfield.