New Quay 1 Maesglas 2

Saturday 10th March 2012
New Quay 1 Maesglas 2
Ceredigion League Division 1
At: Parc Athur
Kick-off: 4-10 pm
Admission: Hop ticket (£4); Programme: £1 (16 pages)
Weather: cloudy, dry, mild
Attendance: 276
Duration: first-half: 45:23; second-half: 47:25

On paper, the final game of the Saturday ‘treble’ looked to be the best and it certainly lived up to a billing as a top-of-the-table clash in the Ceredigion League. New Quay is around 7 miles south of Aberaeron, so was calmly reached well in time for a 4-10 pm kick-off. The home side went into the game unbeaten in the league and faced Cardigan-based leaders Maesglas. The crowd of 276 saw both sides score just before half-time. A draw looked the likely outcome until Maesglas scored a very late winner with a freak goal – a free-kick from the half-way line that deceived the New Quay defence and keeper as it went straight into the net. Though a very narrow pitch, Parc Arthur is a decent ground which boasts an area of covered standing in front of the modern changing rooms building.

New Quay (green/black/black): 1. Simon Church, 2. Dave Evans, 3. Eifion Jones, 4. Greg Johnson, 15. Gareth Evans, 16. Jason Thomas, 7. Chris Atkinson (capt), 8. Charlie Dent, 14. Charles Harvey, 10. Jamie Thompson, 11. Craig Richardson. Subs: 5. David Evans (for Richjardson, 63), 6. Wyn Morgan (for Dent, 63), 9. Jonny James (for Thomas, 76).

Maesglas (yellow/blue/yellow): 1. Rhodri Jones, 14, Darren Dayiss, 3. Richard Evans, 4. Darren Williams, 5. Dafydd George (capt), 6. Mark James, 7. Chris Morgan, 8. Matthew Smith, 9. Llifon Howell, 10. Peter Almond, 11. Aled Rees. Subs: 12. Dylan Davies (not used), 15. Ricky Holmes (not used).

Referee: Meirion Evans.
Assistants: club linesmen.

0-1 Peter Almond (38)
1-1 Charles Harvey (42)
1-2 Richard Evans (88)

New Quay: Dave Evans (YC, 10), David Evans (YC, 69), Jamie Thompson (RC, 86)
Maesglas: Richard Evans (YC, 19), Chris Morgan (YC, 72), Chris Morgan (YC/RC, 90+1)