19 April 2022 |

Final day drama sees Pontypridd Town win Plate Conference

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The first season of the Genero Adran Premier came to a close with a dramatic ending on the final day.

Barry Town United knew they would have to seal maximum points against Pontypridd Town to stand any chance of securing their place in next season’s top-flight, and they got the job done with a 2-1 win at Jenner Park.

Mackenzie Olden’s brace put the home side in a commanding position and, although Alison Witts struck with 19 minutes left, the Linnets held on to seal the victory.

Despite the defeat, Fern Burrage-Male’s side remained in fifth and were crowned winners of the Plate.

Port Talbot headed into the final day with hopes of securing top spot in the Plate Conference, but faced a determined The New Saints side.

The Saints held their nerve to record an impressive 4-0 victory at Park Hall, with a notable brace from Emily Ridge as Andy Williams's side claimed their fourth straight win.

With the Saints and the Linnets both sealing victories, Port Talbot dropped to the foot of the table on goal difference.

In the Championship Conference, Swansea City secured the title last week and lifted the Genero Adran Premier trophy after a 1-1 draw with Cardiff Met.

Stacey John-Davis has impressed once again this season and netted the opener for the Swans, only for Emily Richards to equalise with a sublime free-kick for the Archers as both teams signed off with a point each.

The other fixture in the Championship Conference saw Cardiff City put in a professional performance to earn a 2-0 win over Aberystwyth Town.

Megan Saunders netted a first-half brace at Park Avenue as the Bluebirds finished the season on a high.

And manager Iain Darbyshire will hope that ending the league campaign with three points will bring momentum for next weekend’s FAW Women’s Cup final against the Archers.

Tickets for next week’s final at the SDM Glass Stadium are available at faw.cymru/tickets