Brymbo remain on course for reaching the Welsh Trophy final after capturing the scalp of hosts Nantle Vale. Lewis Clarke broke the deadlock scoring direct from a corner in the 13th minute. After protecting a half time lead, two quick goals after the break from Billy New and new signing Leon Jones gave them the edge despite Phil Warrington pegging a goal back.

Out go Rhos Aelwyd however as they were narrowly beaten 2-1 at Denbigh Town who moved into the Quarter Finals thanks to a brace from captain Mark Roberts. In a game dominated by a wind which strengthened during the match, Roberts played a real captain’s part leading by example by battling for every ball and getting his reward with a goal in each half. With the comfort of a two goal cushion Denbigh immediately gave Rhos a chance to get back into the game by conceding a needless penalty for a soft foul. Ryan Jenkins stepped up and blasted the ball past Griffiths in Denbigh’s goal and soon after Rhos had a guilt edge chance to level when sub Ian Hughes had a brilliant first touch and hitting a volley which just shaved the bar from 35 yards.

In the quarter final of the league cup, there was an epic clash at Alyn Park where Mold Alex narrowly defeated FC Queens Park 2-1. The visitors started brightly and new signing Curtis Neary who was the game’s most outstanding player fitted right into his central midfield role and looked a force to be reckoned with next to Sean Dodd. In fact they had the games first clear cut chance, but a thundering shot from Neary went crashing against the bar and the keeper then pulled off a world class save from Edgar Lima. It was Mold though that had the upper hand by the break with Louie Middlehurst setting up Connor Kendrick to beat the advancing keeper and then following a well rehearsed long throw routine from Matty Lewis which was flicked on by Steve Watkins for Danny Warren to tap home and it was a cruel end the half Queens Park who were much the better side. New signing Alan Huxley went close to pegging a goal back but the goal came when a Barry Torrence shot took a slight deflection and deceived the keeper but despite being second best at times, Mold held out leaving manager Mike Cunningham to comment “We were far from being at our best today. We were sluggish on the ball but our work rate and willingness to defend seen us through. That bit of quality we have in the final third won us the game and the lads are delighted to progress to the semi finals “

The match of the day saw Rhostyllen crashing out 5-2 against the leagues in form team Cefn Albion. After a slow start, Cefn’s Jimmy Jones scored direct from a corner but Rhostyllen moved up a gear to lead 2-1 with strikes from Aaron Edwards and Lewis Clamp. Some sloppy defending however enabled Cefn to level through Jones again. Cefn went on to dominate the second half and took their chances with some good finishes with man of the match Jimmy Jones completing his hat-trick and Alex Williams and Torne Lee-Samuels ending a miserable day for Rhostyllen.

With so much cup action, Holywell Town demonstrated why they are rated as champions elect and their 3-0 success at Castell Alun Colts was not perhaps a vintage performance but sufficient to take them into second spot one point behind the leaders but with 3 games in hand and still protecting an unbeaten run which stretches back to last August. The plucky hosts defended like trojans and the opening half ended goal-less. On the hour, Mark Connolly crosses the ball into the box and Luke Edwards powered home a weak clearance. On 72 minutes, substitute Alec Williams controls the ball on the edge of the box then fires the ball home capping a fine Wellmen debut. Cementing the win with 6 minutes remaining was Luke Edwards after a shot from Connolly rebounded into his path.

Brickfield Rangers stay in the league basement after being beaten 2-1 by Llay Welfare who have now won 4 league games on the trot but were a touch fortunate to go in front when their young hosts conceded an own goal, Luke Taylor doubled their account after some good work by George Finlay with fullback Matty Tombs grabbing a late consolation goal with a stunning shot from distance.

Chirk AAA’s are back in business with an unexpected 3-2 success over Saltney Town and giving them that extra edge were Joe Roberts with a brace and Ryan Lightwood. Saltney took an early lead though Elliot Bond’s wonder strike to put his side 1-0 up but within 30 minutes it looked like their good run was to continue. However, Chirk had other ideas. After settling the storm they found their feet and twice punished rare mistakes. Saltney did manage a rare consolation goal through Jake Gibbons.

Llanuwchllyn took a half time lead through Oliver Crimp against Penycae who in horrendous conditions reduced the deficit through Ruben Monteiro paving the way for Cameron Chambers to snatch a Penycae winner.

Plas Madoc shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw with Rhydymwyn, netting for the hosts were Mike Jones and Liam Sklenar with Danny Wynne and Kyle Harte hitting back.

The Division One clash between Halkyn & Flint Mountain and Mynydd Isa Spartans ended all square at 3-3, the host’s marksmen were Sean Williams from the penalty spot, Jim McGlove and Jake Williams and responding were Adam Davies, Cal Pierce and Sam Riley.

Tom Bridges with four, Dan Jones (2), Craig Stewart, Josh Rimmer, Owen Ainscough and Daniel Beach provided the goals that meant Hawarden Rangers thrashed Overton 10-2 who replied through an Alex Williams brace.

Jack Heppleston was on target for New Brighton Villa who fought out a 1-1 draw with Coedpoeth United who hit back through Olly Lewis.

Mold Alex have gone 9 points clear at the top of the Reserves Division, they defeated hosts FC Queens Park 3-2.

Tom Gunson completed a treble for Buckley Town as they beat Corwen 5-3, making up their nap hand were Sam Wainwright and Iwan Hill with Rob Lewis(2) and Kian Harrison hitting back.

Gresford Athletic are in a rich vein of form and they beat Castell Alun Colts 4-0 with Taylor Williams converting a hat-trick and Isaac Dawson completing the spree.

The days top scorers were Llay Welfare who floored Brickfield Rangers 14-0. Leading the whitewash with 6 goals was Josh Whittle, adding to their account were Aiden Fox, Efan Morgan(2), Joe Crawford, Dan Richardson with a treble and Harvey Jones.

An Evan Woodall goal for Penycae was not enough as they went down 2-1 against Cefn Druids who had Darren Evans scoring a brace.

Rhos Aelwyd defeated Hawarden Rangers with efforts from James Rogers and Jason Holmes to earn them maximum points with Eric Thomas replying for Hawarden..

In the Reserves & Colts League Cup, Saltney Town progressed with a 4-1 success against Llangollen Town courtesy of strikes from Dan Roberts(2), Luke Charlseworth and Jack Radford. Josh Taylor provided Llan’s consolation goal.

Turning to the Reserves and Colts League, Bala Town went down 2-0 against Airbus UK thanks to strikes from Elliott Greenall and Luke Griffin.

Darnell Prescott secured a lone consolation goal as Cefn Albion slipped up 4-1 at home against Connah's Quay Nomads whose scorers were Tom Dewis (3) and Jack Hitchen

Brymbo conquered hosts Johnstown 4-1.

Games between LEX and Llangollen, Llay Welfare Colts and Overton Recreation, Mynydd Isa Spartans and Ruthin Town plus Rhydymwyn failed to go ahead due to the referees’ shortage.