Queens Park have climbed back to the Welsh National League Premier Division summit after securing a 3-1 success against a rejuvenated Saltney Town and manager Martin Ford was quick to heap praise on his sides contribution and said “It was an absolutely all round brilliant display. Tony Jones back after a ten game absence reminded us all of the quality he has to offer and he broke the deadlock on 10 minutes with a text book free-kick. On 12 minutes Barry Torrence ended a 4 man move to double our account and a very clever lob from Nathan Buckley sealed our success”. The Saltney response came from Jake Gibbons.

Llay Welfare have notched up back to back wins defeating luckless Brymbo 4-0. Manager Michael Gadie reported “What was even more pleasing in fact it was the first time all season we have not conceded a goal with Steve Gadie and Jack Edwards rock solid in defence. We broke the deadlock in the 25th minute through Ryan Griffiths and in quick succession mid-way through the opening half skipper Tom Maurice Jones and Matty Worrall opened up a three goal cushion. Brymbo made a better fist of things after the break but sewing up our success with 10 minutes remaining was Daniel Parry.

Hawarden Rangers still remain the only side at top flight to remain unbeaten but they lost ground with the leading pack after being held to a goal-less draw by Penycae. Rangers were denied by the gusty visitors maho kmatched their opponents stride for stride but have keeper Jjosh Roberts for string of heroic saves in the closing stages.

Chirk AAA cantered to a 5-0 success against Overton and making up their nap hand were Nicky Williams, Phil Pearce, Joe Roberts. Matty Thomas and Adam Williams.

Coedpoeth United went down 3-0 on home soil against Llanuwchllyn who netted through Iwan Roberts from the penalty spot. Gwidion Ifan and Iolo Jones.

The fall from grace of current champions FC Nomads was something of a surprise, they went down 2-0 against Cefn Albion who upped their game considerably. It was a brilliant performance from Cefn claimed skipper Paul Griffiths, “We were well organised and I felt we wanted it more. A freekick by Jamie Foulkes from 30 yards out was well saved by the keeper but Andrew Jones was quickest to react to put Cefn 1-0 up. Oliver Davies put the game to bed mid-way through the second half and Cefn defended well to hold on to a good result.”

Heading up Division One overnight were New Brighton but they were beaten out of sight by a LEX Glyndwr side who had their hosts on the canvass after taking a 4-0 lead in the opening 5 minutes courtesy of a Matty Harrison hat-trick and a thunderbolt of a shot from Josh Phillips. Manager Ricky Evans described the performance as “the team excelled today and it was the best display of football since I took over in August. Further goals from Nicky Chesters and a double salvo from new signing Nial Challoner proved to be the icing on the cake. We must not forget either that our hosts were league leaders at the start of play.”

Rhostyllen stay top after defeating Johnstown Youth 3-1 who hit back through Paul Melicarnis. Netting for the new league leaders were Steve Jones, Robbie Gibson and James Jones.

Rhydymwyn and Castell Alun shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw. Josh Cooke gave Rhyd an early advantage but ‘Casty hit back to lead 2-1 at the break when Scott Williams scored with a well executed freekick and Arthur Doo doubled their tally with a close range header. Rhyd squared the clash with 2nd half equaliser from Adam Davies.

Llangollen Town are back in business and they defeated Rhos Aelwyd 2-1. It was a scrappy affair but seasoned campaigned Tryfan Prosser netted a goal in each half which included a penalty for Llan to take maximum points from this encounter all after Jake Simms had squared things at 1-1 in the 20th minute.

Maesgwyn suffered a 10-1 mauling in their own back yard against AFC Brynford but did manage a consolation goal from Jason Williams.

The Penley trip to Point of Ayr was postponed.

The Reserves Division leaders Gresford Athletic had quite a scare when they were trailing 1-0 against FC Nomads but veteran midfielder Gareth Williams equalised in the 85th minute and in dramatic climax to the game, Tom Wells head home a close range winner for the leaders to win 2-1.

A gutsy display by Brymbo could not prevent them from going down 4-2 at home against Hawarden Rangers.

Talented 16 year old Tom Miller converted a hat-trick for Penycae as his side ended up losing 5-3 against Chirk AAA’s.

Ruthin Town trounced Castell Alun 14-0 and leading the whitewash was man of the match Luke Appleby who weighed in with a 4 goal salvo. Dave Finnie and Jordan McCarter both secured hat-tricks and Callum Lloyd, Will Owen and Mark Pembleton had their visitors on their knees.

Saltney Town spanked Queens Park 6-2 with strikes Nathan Jones, Jay Connor adding to a four goal haul from Tom Grimes.

In the Reserves and Colts Division, James Gray hit back for Brickfield in their 2-1 reversal against Buckley Town.

LEX Glyndwr lost ground in the promotion race and were defeated 3-2 at home by Coedpoeth despite Kevin Valentine netting a goal in each half. Netting the winners goals were Aled Wyatt(2) and Dion Jones.

Callum Mannion grabbed a consolation goal for Cefn Albion in their 4-1 defeat at home to leaders Flint Town United.

Overton shared the points with Llay Welfare 2-2 with yet another double salvo from in form striker Jimmy Roberts.

Rhys Davies with a treble and Darren Greenway enabled Rhos Aelwyd to defeat Rhostyllen 4-3.