Football: Porth Bounce Back to Make League History; Thunder Road SW Amateur League
FIRST Division League champions AFC Porth became the first team since the inception of the FAW pyramid system in 1992 to be promoted back to the Welsh League following their relegation last season.
In their penultimate match of the season, AFC Porth maintained their unbeaten league record with a 1-0 win over visitors Aber Valley YMCA.
A goal by Craig Evans gave AFC Porth sweet revenge for a recent cup semi-final defat at home to Aber Valley YMCA.
Trefelin BGC, promoted last season as second division champions, are the success story of this year as they finish runners-up to AFC Porth.
Lowly-placed Caerau FC concluded their season with a surprise 3-2 win over Carnetown BGC.
The visitors led 2-0 with a double strike by Matthew Bundy, but were then depleted through injuries and Caerrau FC took advantage to snatch a 3-2 win with late goals by Jon Hood, Chris Hood and Roobert Jones.
Bottom-of-the-table Llangynwydd Rangers held a 2-0 lead with goals by David Jones and Steve Hollowayay, but their visitors Ynysddu Welfare …
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Publication information: Article title: Football: Porth Bounce Back to Make League History; Thunder Road SW Amateur League. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales). Publication date: April 30, 2008. Page number: 4. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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