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Pool crash out of Welsh Cup but Rovers march on

Created on 30/07/2022 @ 19:05

Welshpool Town are out of the Welsh Cup at the first hurdle while Waterloo Rovers are through to the second qualifying round.

Abermule sprung a shock with a 2-1 win at home to Welshpool who led through Harry Harding before Greg Pryce levelled from the penalty spot and Ed Bennett-Jones' 55th minute strike completed their victory. Pool’s Sam Bowers was taken to hospital with a leg injury.

Waterloo Rovers sealed their progress with a 2-1 win at Llanilar courtesy of goals from Steve Jones and Tom Ellis before Ryan Hopkins reduced the arrears for the Swallows.

New look Berriew were always going to be up against it at Knighton and went out 2-1.Goals from Declan Beddoes and Dan Farmer midway through the first-half gave the Robins the lead with Sion Wilde on target for Berriew.

Llansantffraid had big hopes of making progress but crashed 6-0 at Bow Street, while Carno sealed their progress with a comfortable 5-0 win at home to Aberaeron with Tyler McCarthy leading the way with a double. Further goals from Ryan Pugh, Geraint Jones and Sion Wild sealed the win.

Llandrindod Wells were made to toil in a 3-1 win at home to Four Crosses with Darryl Nicholls, Sam De Groot and Zak Baker goals giving the Spamen the lead before Luke Jones hit back for Crosses.

Montgomery Town came out on top in a nine goal thriller at home to Tywyn Bryncrug. Monty led with goals from Tom Evans and Jack Williams at the break before Ryan Goddard struck twice to bring Tywyn level by the hour.

Alec Jones restored the home side's lead only for Goddard to complete his hat-trick before goals from Evans and Lee Jones gave Monty a two goal cushion. Tywyn reduced the arrears through Nick Williams with three minutes remaining but Montgomery held out to seal their progress.

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