On a damp and drizzly Saturday Cwmamman United came away from Pontarddulais with a resounding 6-1 victory in an entertaining game that had a bit of everything.

The first 25 minutes were fairly even with both sides creating half chances and Callum Andrews in the Cwm goal being forced into making an excellent save.

However, with Jack Sullivan and Iestyn Evans strong at central defence and Callum Howell and Evan Gibbs starting to influence the game with their overlapping runs from full back Cwm were slowly taking control.

In the 28th minute a neat pull back from Elliot Smith saw Harrison Thomas expertly steer the ball home to give Cwm the lead. Then in the 36th minute a great ball from Evans to Smith’s feet saw him turn quickly and fire the ball into the net for a two-goal lead.

Cwm then had a lucky escape with a Pontarddulais header going just over the bar but this was quickly followed by Sam Goodwin heading home from a corner to make it 2-1 at half time.

Cwm then came out all guns firing second half and pretty much kept it up for the next 45 minutes with Pontarddulais reduced to quick counter attacks.

In the 55th minute Elliot Smith’s penalty was well saved by Bont keeper Wyn Walters but Smith quickly made amends with his second goal in the 66th minute.

Cwm were now creating a lot of chances and Taylor Smith scored Cwm’s fourth in the 69th minute and in the aftermath of the goal Bont saw former Cwm defender Scott Jones initially receive a blue card for verbal abuse which became a red as he left the field.

Elliot Smith then completed his hat trick in the 84th minute with goalkeeper Wyn Walters also receiving a blue card.

Cwm were quickly awarded another penalty in the 85th minute and Cam Berry calmly slotted it home.

With both sides having made their substitutions the game virtually ended with Bont with eight men and Cwm with nine men due to a couple of further injuries and no players left to bring on.

Final score: Pontarddulais Town 1 – 6 Cwmamman United.

An excellent win for Cwm keeping them in sixth position in the Macron Premier league. There is no fixture next weekend but Cwm are home at Grenig Park to title hopefuls Rockspur Fords on Tuesday, February 13 at 7.15pm.