Ynys claim claim scalp in cup tie

Ynysmeudwy Athletic beat Cwm Wanderers 1-0 in the Open Cup.

Ynysmeudwy Athletic beat Cwm Wanderers 1-0 in the Open Cup.

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Open Cup – Second Round

Ynysmeudwy Ath 1 Cwm Wanderers 0

Ynysmeudwy Athletic hosted Cwm Wanderers and went ahead in the first half thanks to a Johnny McClelland strike.

Both sides tried to play football in bright sunshine on a horrible surface and the hosts deserved their interval lead.

The second half saw Cwm take the game to the hosts, but they failed to turn pressure into goals thanks to a man of the match performance from James Slattery in the Athletic defence.

Cwms thirds meanwhile staged a remarkable fight back in their home fixture against Mond when, having been 3-0 down at the break, they stormed back to win the game 4-3 thanks to a 30-yard Peter Hancock screamer at the death and goals from Nathan Cornelius, Daniel Parry and Daniel Jenkins.

Cwm Youth won a top of the table clash at Welsh league Pontardawe, running out 3-0 winners thanks to goals from Alex Williams, Dominic Williams and Adam Green.

Ynys Reserves claimed a 4-1 Reserve Division One Cup victory over Ystradgynlais thanks to goals from Tom Jones, Ciaran Williams and Matthew Jones.

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