AMMANFORD picked up their first win of the season as they beat a competitive Llantwit Major 3-1 away from home.

It was the perfect start for the visitors, as they took just nine minutes to get on the board.

Striker Lee Trundle broke free of his man before unleashing a rasping shot which beat the outstretched goalkeeper and flew in to the net with some venom.

The early strike allowed the midfield to take control and set the tempo in difficult and blustery conditions.

Ammanford clogged the middle of the pitch well, slowing the hosts' attacks and looking dangerous on the counter attack.

The home side's struggled to create any openings, and their best chance of the first half was a long range effort which flew over the bar.

Ammanford continued to control the game in the second half.

Their lead doubled when Ben Soal's long range shot caught out the Llantwit Major goalkeeper. Misreading the flight in the wind, the 'keeper pushed the shot onto the underside of his bar and over the line.

Ammanford were totally in the box seat of this game and seemed to be cruising towards victory.

However in the 68th minute Ammanford’s Centre Back Nick Glendon misjudged his tackle and was adjudged to have brought down his man on the edge of his penalty area. It was Glendon’s second yellow card of the game and he saw the referee brandish his red card.

Llantwit Major saw a chink of light and pushed forward looking to get themselves back in the game.

Lee Trundle settled any late nerves in the 80th when he controlled the ball and rocketed in his second goal of the game.

The hosts grabbed a late consolation, but Ammanford came away with three points.