Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up – 23/3/19
It was Barry Cup semi final weekend, with Penarth Town and Cowbridge Town booking the place at Jenner Park for the Vale’s showpiece. Penarth Town came through a local derby against Cogan Coronation winning 4-1, and Cowbridge Town saw off Cadoxton Barry 5-0. The final should be an excellent game and fine occasion.
In league action, AFC Rhoose kept the title race alive with a 6-1 thumping of St Athan. Rhoose stay second, ten points of the leaders with two games in hand. Barry Athletic can seal the title with a win next week.
Island Marine edged out Sully Sports with a thrilling 4-3 victory. The result keeps Marine third, three points ahead of Cowbridge and one point behind Rhoose.
In Division One, Tynewydd maintainer second place and their push for promotion with a fantastic 2-1 win over Champions Holton Road. Cadoxton Imps are hot on their heels after a 5-2 triumph over SP Billy. Imps stay three points behind Tynny with a game in hand, with the two sides meeting next week in a crunch fixture. Cardiff Airport continued their recent form with a 3-1 victory over Cwm Talwg.
Just the one game in Division Two, Island Marine held leaders AFC Rhoose B to a 1-1 draw in a very impressive result. Marine B rise a place to 6th on goal difference. Rhoose B now take on Barry Vikings next week in a game that will go a long way in deciding who wins the title.
An entertaining Saturday in the bag, but next weekend is a super Saturday with several big games that will shape the outcome of the season. Check back here for a full round up next weekend.