Welsh Premier & non-League round-up

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Friday, 12 August

Bangor City 2-1 Cefn Druids: Former Wales international Andy Legg won his first game in charge of Bangor City, as the Citizens beat newly promoted Cefn Druids 2-1 at the Bangor University Stadium.

After a goalless first half, Daniel Nardiello scored on his debut to give Bangor the lead a minute after the interval and from the restart Henry Jones doubled the lead. Stuart Cook pulled a goal back for Cefn Druids in stoppage time.

Saturday, 13 August

Newtown 0-0 Bala Town: Last season's runners-up Bala Town were held to a goalless draw by Newtown in a disappointing game at Latham Park. Newtown's Neil Mitchell had a penalty saved by keeper Alex Lynch a minute into the second half and Bala's David Thompson was sent-off after receiving his second yellow card late in the game.

Carmarthen Town 0-0 Gap Connah's Quay: Connah's Quay had Ian Kearney sent-off as they started the new season with a point away to Carmarthen Town. Kearney was sent off for a foul on Liam Thomas in the second half. Mark Jones had a late chance to secure the win for Carmarthen late in the game but fired his effort wide of the post.

Sunday, 14 August

Airbus UK Broughton 1-0 Cardiff Met: Newly promoted Cardiff Met lost their opening game of the Welsh Premier season at managerless Airbus, whoparted company with director of football Andy Preece on Thursday. Tony Gray's first half goal was enough to secure victory for caretaker boss Andy Thomas.

Rhyl 0-0 Llandudno: Europa League qualifiers Llandudno were held to a goalless draw by Rhyl, who only survived relegation last season after Port Talbot were denied a domestic licence. Zyaac Edwards went close for the home side late in the game.

New Saints 2-1 Aberystwyth Town: Craig Harrison's New Saints Began the defence of the Welsh Premier League title with victory over Aberystwyth Town. Ryan Brobbel and Adrian Cieslewicz's first half goals put Saints in control. Chris Jones pulled a goal back with nine minutes remaining for Aber, who had Matthew Bishop in charge of his first competitive game.

Evo-Stik Southern Premier League Premier Division

Saturday, 13 August

Merthyr Town 4-3 Dunstable Town

Tuesday, 16 August

Leamington 1-0 Merthyr Town

Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Division One North

Saturday, 13 August

Farsley Celtic 1-0 Colwyn Bay

Tuesday, 16 August

Colwyn Bay 3-1 Hyde United

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