Vale of Glamorgan Senior Footnall League Round Up
Football action returned to the Vale after the extended Christmas break and the Premier Division took another swerve as Barry Athletic took back top spot. Dan Morgan and Mark Kingdon fired Athletic to a 2-1 win over Island Marine. Athletic retook top spot after St Athan slipped up to 3-2 home defeat to AFC Rhoose, Luke Llewelyn Davis, a Jordan Owen double and excellent goalkeeping performance from Nathan Gahan giving Rhoose all three points. St Athan slip to third as FC Barry Belgrade thumped Penarth 4-1 to move second. Belgrade sit one point off top but have four games in hand on Athletic. Three points now separate the top four.
In Division One, Sully Sports continued to dominate, the Alliance League clubs reserve team put seven past Cadoxton Athletic to secure a 7-3 win and move 8 points clear with two games in hand on second. SP Billy lost to another Alliance League clubs reserve team, Cardiff Airport were 3-1 victors over SP to go within two points of second having played a game less. Barry Saints also moved within two points of second but with two games in hand, as their fine form continues, winning 3-0 at home to Cwm Talwg. Cadoxton Imps secured an impressive 3-3 draw away to Cogan Coronation in a thriller.
In Division Two, Llantwit Major really kicked into top gear as they routed St Athan B 8-1, Josh Morgan bagging a hat trick, Max Morgan a brace, with Coyle, Gethin Jennings and Grafton adding the others for the Welsh league clubs reserve side. BRT Dynamos moved to a point of Vale Madrid as they came out 4-2 winners away. Island Marine B triumphed impressively 4-1 against BV, while bottom side Glenbrook picked up a point in an eight goal thriller as they held Barry Albion 4-4.
Next week, only a handful of games to be played as both Supporters Cup and Dockers Cup play their first round of matches, two ties in each to set up the quarter finals with the sides who received byes. Game of the day in Premier Division looks like being Cowbridge Town hosting FC Barry Belgrade.
Check back here next week for a full round up.