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Barry Cup Quarter Final Draw

Barry Cup Quarter Final Draw 

Barry Athletic vs AFC Rhoose

Vale Athletic vs Cardiff Airport

Island Marine vs BV

Tynewydd vs Holton Road

(Ties to be played on 12th November 2022)

Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up 15/10

Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up 15/10 

This week saw the start of the Loosemores SWFA Senior Cup, which sees teams from the Alliance League down to local league from around South Wales able to enter, the Vale had many representatives and here is how they got on.

  • Vale league leaders Holton Road advanced to round 2 with a narrow 1-0 win over Cwrt Y Vil. The Penarth based side sit fifth in the Cardiff & District league and had a very impressive season last campaign including getting to the semi finals of this very competition, so this marks a very good win for Holton Road.
  • Barry Athletic hosted Broadlands, who are third in the Bridgend & District League, in an excellent cup tie that ultimately went all the way to penalties after the 90 minutes finished 2-2, and it was Broadlands who came out victorious in the shoot out.
  • AFC Rhoose travelled out to Merthyr and took on Baili Glas who are second bottom of the Merthyr league and Rhoose advanced in style with an 8-2 win, Josh Bryan the stand out with a hat trick.
  • St Athan visited Brynna, league leaders of the Bridgend league, and despite a spirited from showing went down 2-0.
  • BV and Cwm Talwg had the twist of fate to draw each other in an all Vale league tie, with the Championship leaders coming from a goal behind to thump the Premier Division side 5-1.
  • Island Marine welcomed Margam Youth Centre, second in the Port Talbot league at the moment and were on the brink of promotion to the Alliance league last term, Island Marine levelled the game in dramatic final seconds with a Bradley Walters penalty, sending the game to spot kicks, where the Margam’s 16 year old keeper was the hero saving two spot kicks to send them through.
  • Championship Peterston Super Ely travelled to Cardiff Combination league Radyr Rangers severely depleted only being able to field 9 players, a credit to the club for going ahead with the game. Radyr came out comprehensive winners to advance to the next round.
  • Rhoose Social hosted Pentwyn Dynamos of the Cardiff & District league and currently sit 2nd in the Premier Division, championship Social went down 3-1 at home to exit the competition.
  • Vale Madrid played Merthyr League Trelewis Welfare at Burnham Avenue, VM were reduced to ten men during the first half and ended up going out 4-1.
  • Penarth Town welcomed Caerau All Whites who are fourth in the Bridgend League and Penarth crashed out with a 5-0 loss.
  • So out of 11 teams, only 3 remain going forward representing the Vale league in the next round.
  • In the league there were two championship games this week, St Athan Reserves hosted Holton Road Reserves, Cameron Leach put Holton in front but Ieaun Morgan struck twice to put St Athan in front, however, Holton struck back through Taylor Burford and Jack Martyn to take all three points.
  • Tynewydd made it three wins on the bounce with a very impressive 5-1 win over Vale Athletic. Gareth Griffiths and Nathan Donnelly put Tynewydd 2 up at half time, Athletic pulled one back through Gavin Lewis but Griffiths completed his hat trick for Tynewydd before Joe Matthews completed the rout.
Next week a full league program returns!!

Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up 8/10

Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up 8/10 

This weekends games are dedicated to the memory of Jermaine Martyn who very sadly passed away this week, all games held a minutes silence in his honour.

It was Barry Cup weekend in the Vale league and it saw two absolute classics and and some cup upsets.

  • Barry Cup holders Penarth Town are out at the first hurdle in dramatic fashion losing 4-3 to Premier Division leaders Holton Road.  Dan Morgan fired Holton in front before Paul Beedell levelled for Penarth but Tyrell Williams restored Hilton’s lead right on half time. Williams then got his second on 63rd minute to extend Holton’s lead but a minute later Will Thomas reduced the deficit and then Beedell levelled the game at 3-3, but the drama wasn’t over and with 7 minutes to go Travell Konten scored the winner to send Holton Road into the quarter finals.
  • More drama over in Sully as Championship Tynewydd came from 3-1 down to defeat Premier Division Sully Sports 4-3. Nicky Jones put Tynewydd ahead but Matt Bennett and Kieron Ashton from the spot but Sully in front at half time. Cole Saunders then extended Sully’s lead, but with twenty minutes to go the game turned on its head as George Pycroft pulled one back and then Gareth Griffiths levelled the tie and it seemed to be heading to extra time but with one minute remaining Nathan Donnelly scored the winner for Tynewydd to complete the comeback and send them through.
  • Championship leaders BV dumped Premier Division Cogan Coronation out in emphatic style thumping them 4-0. Taylor Miller opened the scoring, then Matt James and Louis Angove added two more to put BV 3-0 up at half time, even though the latter was sent off for a second yellow a minute after his goal. This didn’t deter BV and James made it four as BV cruised through.
  • Championship Vale Athletic sent Premier Division strugglers St Athan crashing out of the cup with a 4-1 win. St Athan started well going ahead through Dewi Cain’s goal but Athletic levelled through Harry McNeill. Athletic were then awarded a penalty and St Athan keeper Paul Lucas was sent off. Gavin Lewis dispatched the spot kick to put Athletic in front, Matt Chapman then scored twice in the final 15 minutes to ensure victory and Athletic through to the quarter finals.
  • AFC Rhoose edged through to the quarters with a narrow 1-0 win over Vale United at Ceri Road, Stefan Ross scoring the decisive goal on 53 minutes to give Rhoose the win.
  • There were a handful of league games on Saturday too, in the Premier Division Island Marine got back to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Cwm Talwg, goals from Cameron McAllister and Jake Gwyn handing Marine the three points.
  • Barry Athletic Reserves bounced back from last weeks defeat in style with a 6-2 win over Island Marine Reserves. A brace each for Alfie Tipples and Calvin Fahiya and one each for Will Drew and Levi Dando give Athletic Reserves the win in this Island Derby.
  • Holton Road Reserves halted a run of four consecutive defeats with a 3-1 triumph over Peterston Super Ely. Mitchell Thomas, Cam Leach and Jack Martyn with the goals they sees Holton Road Reserves climb into 6th position.
  • Next week it’s SWFA Cup weekend and a couple of Vale league games, check back here for a full round up.

Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up 1/10

Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up 1/10 

  • October started with a fright for some clubs as the Vale league kicked off the month in style. 
  • Somebodies 0 had to go as it was the battle of the perfect records. Holton Road visited Maslin Park to play Island Marine, both sides had played five and won five. It was Holton Road who came out with their perfect record intact as they won 2-0, goals from Rhys James and Jacob Constant inside the first eight minutes of the game were enough to send Jeff Howells team three points clear of Island Marine at the top of the table as leaders.
  • Goals from Macaulay Winton, Paul Beedell, Will Thomas and a hat trick from Tobi Winton saw Penarth Town wallop Cogan Coronation in the Penarth derby 6-0. The champions sit fourth, 9 points off the leaders but have played two games less.
  • Barry Athletic remain unbeaten in their last five since an opening day loss, and comprehensively dispatched Cwm Talwg 6-1. Despite Talwg going ahead through Jacob Pembery, Athletic came back with a brace from Alfie Tipples and four from Kyle Booker to give manager Gareth Fuller a very happy birthday.
  • Vale United picked up their first points of the campaign with a dramatic 2-1 win away at Sully Sports. Cai James put United in front from the spot before Dean McCarthy levelled just after the hour. However, United saw Jac Wisenden sent off in the 90th minute but despite being down to ten men, keeper Richard Evans scored the latest of late winners in the 94th minute to send the travelling fans into raptures and give United the win.
  • Cardiff Airport came from behind to grab their first win of the campaign 3-2 at home against St Athan to leave the visitors bottom of the table. Airport went ahead early through Casey Thompson before St Athan struck back through Dewi Cain and Ben Boyd to lead 2-1. However, St Athan were reduced to ten men after 30 minutes when Cole Baker saw red for a second yellow. St Athan looked to hold on but succumbed with twenty minutes to go as the Airport found the equaliser when Morgan Stavert Hawkins netted and then Zane McKrieth fired in the winner.
  • In the Championship, BV continue to steamroller their way through the division as they routed Peterston Super Ely 9-1. Hat tricks from Cory James and Tyler Jenkinson, a double from Tom Frost and one more from Taylor Miller see Mark Adams side three points clear at the top.
  • Cardiff Airport Vets sit second after a narrow 1-0 win over Holton Road B. Ashley Ashill’s goal enough for the win, that’s three wins on the bounce for Airport Vets but four defeats in a row now for Holton Road B.
  • Rhoose Social smashed St Athan Thirds 7-0 to go third in the table, a hat trick from Ryan John inspired Social to their fourth win in a row to recover from opening with two defeats.
  • Vale Athletic lost their 100% record as they went down 2-1 against Vale Madrid, Tom Webb with two goals enough to hand Vale Madrid the win in this battle of the Vale’s.
  • St Athan Reserves made it three games without defeat as they were victorious 5-3 over Island Marine Reserves. Max Sammarco hitting a hat trick with Leigh Hyslop and Josh Howells adding one each for St Athan to earn the points, Harry Byrne also grabbed a hat trick for Island Marine but it wasn’t enough.
  • Tynewydd hit Barry Athletic Reserves for six as they move up to sixth place, Lewis Union notched a hat trick and Jack Smith also scored, with debut goals for Gareth Griffiths and Nathan Donnelly to secure a 6-1 win.
This Saturday it’s Barry Cup day as the Vale’s centrepiece cup competition takes centre stage.

Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up 24/9

Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up 24/9 

  • AFC Rhoose’s perfect start in the Premier Division came crashing down as they were walloped 6-1 at home by champions Penarth Town. Tobi Winton hit a hattrick with Macauley Winton bagging a brace and Rhys Knight coming off the bench to score. Rhoose’s consolation came from Nathan Williams with his first goal for the club. The result sees Rhoose sit third and Penarth into fourth, six points behind but having played two games less.
  • Holton Road sit top of the league as they hit Vale United for 6 and made it five wins out of five. Tyrell Williams, Jake Brew, Jack Cutajar, Ricky Sansome, Dan Morgan and Linford Harris with the goals.
  • Island Marine remain neck and neck with Holton Road at the top as they too made it five out of five as they saw off Cogan Coronatoon 5-3 away at the Rec. Marine raced into a 4-1 lead and were always in control of the game going 5-2 up before a late Cogan consolation, Adam Owens grabbing a hat trick for Marine.
  • Cwm Talwg came back from a goal down to take all three points against Cardiff Airport with an impressive win. Airport went in front thanks to Callum Hobbs but Talwg hit back through Cole Roberts and then won it 12 minutes from time with Jordan Yeoman’s strike. Talwg now go fifth as Airport are still searching for their first win.
  • Sully Sports picked up their first win of the season with a 6-2 victory away at St Athan. Ashley Cottle put Sully in front with a bullet header before Dewi Cain dispatched a fine free kick to level but Cottle put Sully back in front right on half time. Cottle then completed his hat trick right after half time but St Athan responded with a debut goal for Joe Wilburn. But Sully then scored three times in the final nine minutes with a brace from Elvis Kononovs and one from Cameron Stewart to seal the victory.
  • In the Championship, BV kept their 100% record but had to fight for the points against a stubborn Island Marine Reserve side, BV finally made the break through eight minutes from time Elliot Jackson scored and then wrapped up the win in stoppage time through a Tyler Jenkinson penalty.
  • Cardiff Airport Vets are second after they saw off St Athan Thirds 3-1. Ed Jones put Airport ahead early but Danny George-McGowan levelled for St Athan, however, Ben Jacques restored the Airport lead before Jones grabbed his second of the game to secure the win.
  • Vale Athletic sit in third with a perfect record but have played two games less then the leaders. Athletic kept that run going with an impressive 4-1 win over Holton Road Reserves, Athletic came from behind with a Brad Rosser double and then further goals from Ryan Warden and Gavin Lewis sealed the points.
  • Rhoose Social turned on the style to romp to a 7-2 win over Peterston Super Ely, a brace from Chris Morgan and Jordan Owen, and one each from Luke Windsor, James O’Neill and Cameron Barrett see Social move up to fourth place.
  • Barry Athletic Reserves got their first win of the season as they edged Vale Madrid 2-1, early strikes by Curtis Jones and Ashley Avaient were enough for the victory to lift Athletic B off the foot of the table.