Summer transfers in North Wales football (121-140)

Catrin Thomas (left) is back at Llandudno

121 Catrin Thomas (Mountain Rangers to Llandudno)

Catrin Thomas

Versatile, skillful player returns to the club she represented – and scored for – in the 2015/16 Welsh Cup Final.

Catrin was the Grassroots North Wales Women’s Player of the Season in 2016/17 after netting 38 goals for North Wales League champions Caernarfon Town.

She finished last season with Mountain Rangers after Caernarfon had resigned from the Welsh Premier Women’s League.

In her previous spell at Llandudno, Catrin often stood out at left-back or left-midfield, but proved at Caernarfon she can also excel up front.

122 Callum Thomas (Bro Goronwy to Bodedern Athletic)

Callum Thomas joins Bodedern from Bro Goronwy

Attacking midfielder who scored a stunner in Bro Goronwy’s NWCFA Junior Cup Final victory last season.

Thomas now gets a chance to impress in the Welsh Alliance.

Boded manager Ricky Williams has long been an admirer of the player, describing him as ‘lightning quick and a real box of tricks, who can score goals.’

123 Darren Jones (Offa Athletic to Rhosllanerchrugog)

Darren Jones is a natural leader

Arrives at Rhosllanerchrugog as player-manager, having last season been at now defunct Offa Athletic, where he scored 10 goals.

Known as ‘Tonto’, his other previous clubs include FC Queens Park, Venture, Rhos Aelwyd, Brickfield Rangers and Overton.

124 Sioned Bohana (Mountain Rangers to Llandudno)

Sioned Bohana

Experienced defender who was part of Caernarfon Town’s 2016-17 North Wales Women’s League championship-winning squad.

She has also represented the Canaries in the Welsh Premier. establishing herself as a tough-tackling, hard-working member of the back-line.

125 Robbie Jones (Glantraeth to Bethesda Athletic)

Jones joins newly-reformed Bethesda after spending last season with Glantraeth.

Comfortable at centre half or as a holding midfielder, his previous clubs include Pesda and Beaumaris Town.

Quite a coup for Athletic as a few other clubs were after his signature.

126 Adam Bailey (to Halkyn & Flint Mountain)

Experienced defender Adam Bailey

Bailey becomes the Mountain’s third signing this summer.

A defender who can play both in the centre and on the left, Bailey has plenty of experience having turned out for Flint Town United and Saltney Town.

127 Joe Davies (Flint Town United to Gresford Athletic)

Joe Davies

Gresford have re-signed Davies from Flint Town United.

Davies previously spent time on loan at Clappers Lane, but he has now rejoined the Colliers on a permanent transfer.

128 Ceri Lois (Bethesda Athletic to Amlwch Town)

Ceri Lois is looking to shine at Amlwch

Anglesey-based goal-getter with Bangor City before that team folded at the end of 2017-18.

She joined Welsh Premier League club Caernarfon Town, but injuries affected her and Ceri moved to Bethesda Athletic, where she was part of last season’s North Wales Division Two title-winning side.
Was named Grassroots North Wales Young Player of the Season in 2017-18. Part of the Ynys Mon squad which reached the final of the 2019 Inter-Island Games.

129 Tom Freeman (Gresford Athletic to Chirk Town)

Tom Freeman

Tricky attacking midfielder who has great pace and loves attacking defenders in a one-on-one situation. Equally comfortable with either foot.

Joins North East Wales League newcomers Chirk Town from Huws Gray Alliance club Gresford.

130 Alex Buxton (Cefn Druids to Gresford Athletic)

Alex Buxton

Midfielder who has played in the Welsh Premier for Druids transfers his talents from The Rock to Tier 2 North club Gresford.

131 Beth Jones (Caernarfon Town to Amlwch Town)

Beth Jones (front) with her Ynys Mon team-mates

Promising young defender whose talents first emerged in Bangor City’s team of 2017-18.

Signed for Caernarfon last season, but was one of many players left frustrated by Town’s early withdrawal from the Welsh Premier.

Was a member of the Ynys Mon squad which reached the final of this summer’s Inter-Island Games.

132 Myles Jones (Holyhead Town to Bodedern Athletic)

Returns to Boded after a brief spell with Holyhead Town. Superb on the ball and range of passing is second to none.

Proven quality at Welsh Alliance standard, having also played for former champions Trearddur Bay United.

133 Antony Platt (to Caergybi)

Experienced central midfielder is a great addition for the Gwynedd League newcomers.

Didn’t play last season, but was with Holyhead Hotspur Reserves the year before.

Other former clubs include Holyhead Hotspur and the short-lived Holy Isle – remember them?

134 George Hibbert (to Bryngwran Bulls)

George Hibbert

Midfield engine Hibbert joins Gwynedd League new boys Bryngwran Bulls for the coming season

A tough tackling player, comfortable on the ball and has an eye for a pass.

He has also played at Welsh Alliance standard before with Trearddur Bay United.

135 Jamie RYAN Jones (Bro Goronwy to Bodedern Athletic)

Jamie Ryan Jones

Made his mark by scoring a few goals for Bro in the Gwynedd League last season.

Now Ricky Williams has brought him to Cae Ty Cristion, with the Boded boss saying: “Jamie is a really clever player who makes the game look easy.

“His range of passing is second to none with either foot and he will be a real asset for the coming season.”

136 Harri Lucas-Jones (Cefn Druids to Gresford Athletic)

Harri Lucas-Jones with a Wales international cap

Promising player and a product of the Cefn Druids Academy, who has a very impressive record in representative football, having played for Wales Under-18s at schoolboy and colleges level.

His talents were spotted playing for Coleg Cambria Yale by Welsh Colleges manager Marc Lloyd Williams, who got Harri involved on the international scene.

137 Danny Wade (to Bethesda Athletic)

Evergreen central defender with a great track record in North Wales football.

Danny is a solid centre half who loves a tackle and is comfortable on the ball. He was also a vital member of the Bethesda team that won back-to-back Welsh Alliance titles in the 2007/08 and 2008/09 seasons.

138 Kian Owen (Bangor City to Colwyn Bay)

Sixteen-year-old prospect joins the Seagulls from Bangor City.

A product of Bangor’s Academy, left back Kian played several first team games last season and was also in City’s Under-19s.

139 Alun Roberts (Prestatyn Town to Colwyn Bay)

Bay have completed the signing of Mochdre-based midfielder Alun Roberts from Prestatyn Town.

Roberts has also played for Llandudno, Conwy Borough and Llandudno Junction.

He said: “I am very happy to sign for Colwyn Bay as it is one of the biggest clubs in North Wales.

“The lads have been fantastic to work with in training and there is a real sense of togetherness about the place. We are looking forward to the season.”

140 Lee Thomas (Conwy Borough to Llandudno)

Welcome back! Lee Thomas (right) with Matty Jones

Krusty is back at Maesdu Park!

Lee Thomas has re-signed for the Seasiders in what will be his 15th season at the club.

Thomas had spells with Llandudno Albion and Conwy Borough last term.

He was given a well-deserved testimonial back in 2017 and will now continue his story at Llandudno FC on the club’s return to Tier 2 North.

Tudno manager Matty Jones said: “Lee is a very experienced player who knows this club inside and out, we’re really happy to see him back here and he’s going to be important to us this season.”

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