After 151 teams were on the starting grid in this seasons Welsh Trophy competition Chirk AAA’s came from being 1-0 down against Swansea based side Penlan to secure a 2-1 success with the game requiring extra time to separate the sides. It was a feisty affair with their opponents having six players booked and they led until 71 minutes after Luke Chappel had given them a half time lead. It was game on after Matty Thomas levelled to produce extra time and Chirk upped the tempo to produce the winning goal through loyal servant Chris Bennion. Chirk chief Mark Holmes said “The win certainly made up for the heartache of losing the 2014 final as manager”

The champagne corks were well and truly popping at Llanwuchllyn where Queens Park with consummate ease won 3-1. “We have come from being an unknown side and were not even in the league 5 years ago and here we are on the verge of being accepted in the Cymru Alliance at their AGM in June. There were wild scenes of emotion at the end with the 100 plus fans who travelled treated to a master class show. Mikey Latham weighed in with double salvo and Levi Roberts sealed the win after Gwidion Rowlands had pegged a goal back.

Cefn Albion went ahead after just 5 minutes through Jamie Foulkes but visitors Rangers levelled through Danny Barlow to go in all square at the break. Oliver Davies restored the Cefn lead but Hawarden equalised again, this time through Jason Wright. A Sean Jones header put Cefn 3-2 up and Davies collected his second of the match to make sure of the points. The result saw an angry reaction from Rangers assistant manager Dave Sweet to stated “We lost today because Cefn Albion wanted it more than us and our players should be embarrassed that their character is being questioned.”

It has been an extremely difficult season for Overton and sharing the spoils at 1-1 against FC Nomads for large parts of their clash things looked brigjt with Josh Bettley netting for them. Making up the visitors 5-1 nap hand success were man of the match Dan Drazdauskas with a treble, Gary McConnell and an own goal.

Saltney Town are ending their season in blistering form and chalked up a deserved 2-0 success against Corwen. Saltney opened their account through Dan Burgess and Sean Hughes settled matters late on.

Writing the Division One headlines are LEX Glyndwr who carved out a 9-0 win at Acrefair to be declared champions and they will join the Premier Division elite next season. Nathan Slawson had a point to prove and his man of the match display was rewarded with a four goal salvo. Cementing the whitewash were Harry Harrison with a treble, Alan Huxley and keeper Tom Belton who converted a penalty.

After looking so invincible all year, it looks as if Penley might just fall at the final hurdle and they could well be edged into 3rd spot by Rhostyllen who are mounting a late rally themselves and they beat their hosts 4-2 with strikes from Rob Gibson, Steve Jones with a double salvo and Lewis Clamp. Reducing the deficit were Matty Wills and Richie Hamer.

Castell Alun Colts were forced to put out a makeshift side against New Brighton and it showed as they were second best in all departments, netting for the visitors were Steve Orsler, Bryn Roberts and Jack Gregory with Bailey snatching a lone consolation goal.

The local derby at Moreton Playing Fields saw Johnstown Youth share the spoils with Rhos Aelwyd who let slip a 2-0 lead go through a Jamie Rogers double salvo. Back came Llion Drakes warriors through Dan Ferrie and Josh Hughes.

In the Reserves Division, champions elect Cefn Druids were held to a 2-2 draw at FC Nomads who looked at control with strikes from Luca Trevares and Mitch Williams but rescuing a much needed point were Alex Buxton and Iauan Jones.

Tom Watkin-Jones hit back for Corwen in their 2-1 reversal against Holywell Town.

Hawarden Rangers blasted Castell Alun 11-0, amongst their scorers were Nick Jones, Tom Mathews, Dan Beach, Scott Oates and Mike Williams grabbed a hat-trick apiece and sealing their success was Matt Harley(2).

Mold Alexandra were turned over grand style at Penycae who won with ease 9-1. Paving the way with a massive six goal haul was James Trigg and adding to their account were Tommy Miller, Callum Williams and Ewan Lloyd.

Turning to the Reserves & Colts Division, Coedpoeth Utd were given a lesson in finishing, they were spanked 6-0 at home against Buckley Town.

Llay Welfare finished up second best against Ruthin Town, Gareth Guest with a superbly struck free-kick replied with Ruthin coasting home 4-1 with efforts from Will Owen, Mike Reid, Olly Derosa and Rhys Jones.