Welsh Premier & non-League round-up

Welsh Premier League

Welsh Premier

Championship Conference

The New Saints 3-2 Bala Town (Fri): The New Saints came back twice to secure a vital victory over Bala at Park Hall. The visitors were ahead at the interval thanks to a Lee Hunt penalty before Nicky Ward levelled on 57 minutes. Hunt restored Bala's lead on the hour only for Chris Seargeant to level seven minutes later. The home side's comeback was complete with Greg Draper's header securing victory with six minutes remaining.

Bangor 1-3 Neath (Sat): Neath increased the pressure on third-placed The New Saints with a convincing 3-1 win at top-of-the-table Bangor. The visitors raced into a an early lead thanks to Luke Bowen's fourth minute strike. Bowen doubled the advantage on 31 minutes and Toby Jones completed the first half scoring five minutes before the interval. Les Davies responded for Bangor seven minutes after the restart but Jason Brewerton was sent off in the 90th minute to complete a miserable day for the league leaders.

Prestatyn 1-2 Llanelli (Sat): Llanelli came away from Bastion Road with all three points thanks to strikes from Rhys Griffiths and Jason Bowen. Griffiths fired the visitors ahead on 53 minutes before Bowen doubled the lead 13 minutes from full time. Prestatyn rallied late on and pulled a goal back with a minute to go through Steve Rogers.

Play-off Conference

Afan Lido 5-1 Carmarthen (Fri): Andy Hill scored twice as Afan Lido went top of the Play-Off Conference with a 5-1 rout of Carmarthen. Kristian James gave the home side the lead on 19 minutes before Corey Thomas equalised for Mark Aizlewood's side. Tim Hicks netted an own goal to restore Afan Lido's advantage before Hill's brace and a Leon Jeanne strike sealed victory.

Port Talbot 1-1 Newtown (Sat): Bottom-of-the-table Newtown won a valuable point at fellow strugglers Port Talbot. The visitors went ahead just before the hour mark through Nick Rushton. But Port Talbot hauled themselves level ten minutes later through Lee John.

Airbus UK Broughton 3-2 Aberystwyth (Sun): A late Wyn Thomas own goal denied Tomi Morgan a point in his first game as Aberystwyth manager. A Sean Thornton penalty gave Aber the lead before two goals in two minutes from Mark Danks and Danny Grannon gave the hosts the half-time advantage. Thornton levelled with 20 minutes remaining before Aber defender Thomas 's own goal with six minutes remaining.

Blue Square Bet North

Colwyn Bay 0-2 Blyth Spartans (Sat): Goals by Phil Bannister and Joe Kendrick helped bottom-of-the-table Spartans to an important three points against Colwyn Bay. Bannister put the visitors ahead on the half hour mark and Kendrick extended the lead with 15 minutes remaining, to leave Colwyn in ninth place in the table.

Toolstation League Premier Division

Banstaple Town 2-4 Merthyr Town (Sat)

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