5 August 2022 |

Genero Adran Leagues and Adran Trophy competition formats confirmed for 2022/23


The Football Association of Wales has confirmed the formats of the Genero Adran South, Genero Adran North and Genero Adran Trophy competitions for the 2022/23 season.

This follows the acceptance of Cardiff Bluebelles and Pwllheli’s resignations from the Genero Adran South and Genero Adran North respectively by the Community Game Board yesterday (Thursday 4th August 2022), and a decision on the Genero Adran Trophy wildcards by the FAW National League Board on Tuesday 2nd August 2022.

Genero Adran South

The Genero Adran South will follow the same ‘split’ format as the Genero Adran Premier, with the six teams playing each other in a double round-robin. The three top teams and three bottom teams will then form mini-leagues, again playing twice home and away.

The winner of the top-three league shall be eligible to take part in the Tier 2 play-off match for promotion to the Genero Adran Premier.

As was agreed in an earlier National League Board meeting, there will be no relegation from the Genero Adran South (subject to licensing) to support the return of the league to eight teams.

Briton Ferry Llansawel, Caldicot Town, Cascade, Pontardawe Town, Swansea University and Talycopa will compete in the Genero Adran South in the 2022/23 season.

Genero Adran North

The Genero Adran North will comprise of seven teams and will retain the double round-robin format as used in the 2021/22 campaign. Again, as per the directive of the National League Board there will be no relegation in 2022/23 (subject to licensing). 

Airbus UK Broughton, Connah's Quay Nomads, CPD Y Felinheli, CPD Y Rhyl 1876, Llandudno, Llanfair United and Wrexham will compete in the Genero Adran North in the 2022/23 season.

Genero Adran Trophy

Wildcard entries were welcomed to fill vacancies left by resignations in Tier 2. Following a review of the entries, the National League Board confirmed these would be filled by Cardiff Wanderers and Coed Duon in the South and Llangefni Town in the North.