Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up 2/4
AFC Rhoose booked their place in the semi final of the Barry Cup as they edged out BV 3-2. Hartley, Bevan and Webb gave Rhoose a 3-0 lead at half time but BV rallied and goals from James and Ingham saw them push Rhoose right to the final whistle, but Rhoose held on for the semi final spot.
In the ASRS Cup, it was Holton Road who progressed to the final four with a 3-2 victory over Tynewydd. It was Tynny who took the lead through a Case penalty but Holton were soon level as Pearce converted from the spot too. Jachontow then fired Holton into the lead not long into the second half but Tynny pulled level through a Matthews goal. However, Pearce scored what turned out to be the winner 8 minutes from time.
In the Supporters Cup, Vale Utd came from a goal down against Vale Madrid to win 2-1. Evans gave VM the lead inside the first minute but Utd hit back in the second half with goals from Williams and Rowlands to advance.
In league action, Barry Athletic upset Cadoxton Barry with a 3-1 triumph on the Island with their first league win since August. Ashley Avaient gave Athletic a first half lead before Toby Dalton equalised but with ten minutes to go Will Drew and Lewis Avaient scored to give Athletic a huge 3 points.
Island Marine came away from the Rec with three points against Cogan with a 3-1 win. Davies, Blackmore and Bowsher put Marine in a commanding position before Humphries pulled back a consolation. The win moves Marine up to sixth.
In Division One, Cwm Talwg battled back from
two goals down to draw 2-2 with Vale Athletic in a blow to Talwg’s title aspirations. Rodwell and Lewis put Athletic 0-2 up but Kirke converted a penalty to pull one back for Talwg just before half time. Yeoman then notched the equaliser on 70 minutes to earn a point that puts Talwg top of the league by one point ahead of Sully Sports. Sully have three games to play, while Talwg have one game remaining, against Sully!!
Rhoose Social climbed up to fourth place with a 3-1 victory over St Athan C. John and a Morgan double in the first half put Social on course for the points. St Athan C rallied in the second half and pulled one back through Clancy but Social claimed the three points.
There is midweek action this week on Wednesday as Cardiff Airport play Tynewydd and Penarth take on BV in the Prem and in Division One, Sully play BV Reserves and Rhoose Social host Vale Madrid.
This Saturday, sees more league action and the semi finals of the ASRS Cup, plus Rhoose Social representing the Vale in the semi final of the SWFA Intermediate Cup against Clwb Caerdydd from the Cardiff Combination League Division One. Good luck to Rhoose Social.