Summer transfers in North Wales football (161-180)

161 Sean Pritchard (Llangefni Town to Gaerwen)

Sean Pritchard is an outstanding signing for Gaerwen. Picture: Dai Sinclair

Midfield ace Pritchard was part of the Llangefni Town team that won the Welsh Alliance Division One title last term.

He will undoubtedly be a major asset to ambitious WAL Division Two outfit Gaerwen. Sean joined the Auctioneers tonight – and that’s hot off the press!

162 Dylan Williams (Glantraeth to Bangor 1876)

Dylan Williams cannot wait to get started with his new club

Bangor-born Dylan, 30, is a commanding midfielder with a wealth of experience in the Welsh football pyramid.

A two-year spell with Shrewsbury Town was followed by a four-year scholarship in the USA at the University of Rio Grande, Ohio.

Dylan was a member of Glantraeth’s Welsh Alliance League Division One and Cookson Cup double winning side of 2016-17, and skippered the Anglesey team to a Gwynedd Safeflue Shield final win last term.

163 David Aaron Jones (Talysarn Celts to Mountain Rangers)

David Aaron Jones is known affectionately as Daj

Affectionately known as “Daj”, Jones came through the junior ranks at Nantlle Vale before joining Caernarfon & District side Trefor, where he picked up the Players Player award in 2007/08.

A return to Maes Dulyn was on the cards in 2009 and during the next three seasons he landed the 2010/11 Supporters Player and Players Players awards.

Ahead of the 2011/12 campaign he joined Aberdeen side Stoneywood Amateurs, helping them to runners-up spot in the Aberdeenshire AFA League.

Upon his return he joined Talysarn Celts for the 2012-2013 season, leaving and then returning to the club after a three-year hiatus.

164 Shaun Lock (Menai Bridge Tigers to Bangor 1876)

Shaun Lock

A Gwynedd League championship and Cwpan Gwynedd winner with Menai Bridge last season, Shaun is a versatile midfielder who can also play as defensive cover.

The 27-year old has had spells with Beaumaris, Bethesda Athletic, Gaerwen and Glantraeth, winning a Welsh Alliance League Division One championship medal with the latter in 2016-17.

He reached double-figures in goals for Menai Bridge last season.

165 Justin Williams (Caergybi to Bryngwran Bulls)

Justin Williams has joined the Bulls. Pic: Wynne Evans

A fantastic signing for the Bulls, against whom Williams had always been a threat when playing for past clubs Valley or Caergybi.

Justin can play in a few positions, preferably up top where he bagged himself four goals in a recent friendly.

Loads of energy, bags of pace and a decent finisher, Justin had a few good offers but chose Gwynedd League newcomers the Bulls.

166 Benn Lundstram (Penmaenmawr Phoenix to Bangor 1876)

Benn Lundstram

Forward Lundstram, 17, is a promising young goal-getting talent with experience in academy and development football.

The son of well-travelled and accomplished striker Mike, Benn appeared with Penmaenmawr Phoenix in Welsh Alliance Division Two alongside his father last season.

Benn’s goals total reached double figures for the Phoenix.

167 Matty Tombs (Cefn Druids to Brickfield Rangers)

Matty Tombs

Highly talented full-back Tombs makes the switch from The Rock to Clywedog Park for the 2019/20 season.

168 Tom Spearitt (City of Liverpool to Penycae)

Good luck Tom

Penycae Football Club announce the signing of accomplished centre-back Tom Spearitt.

Tom joins the Welsh National League Premier Division club from the City of Liverpool FC and brings in a wealth of experience to the Riverside.

169 Kian Turton (Llay Welfare to Brickfield Rangers)

Tricky winger Turton has signed for what will be a new-look Brickfield squad from Llay Welfare for the 2019-20 campaign.

170 David Walsh (to Brickfield Rangers)

David Walsh (right) with Brickfield manager Gareth Rhys Roberts

Brickfield Rangers manager Gareth Rhys Roberts has signed former Wrexham AFC keeper David Walsh.

Now 40, Walsh made 14 first-team appearances for the Dragons across the 2000-01 and 2001-02 seasons when they were in the Football League Second Division.

Having come up from Wrexham’s youth system, Walsh signed his first professional contract with the club in 1997. Usually acting as back-up, he mostly got games in the FAW Welsh Cup during his early years.

Walsh made a few league appearances as deputy to Kevin Dearden before being loaned out to League Of Wales side Rhyl in 2001.

Released by Wrexham in May 2002, Walsh later had a spell with Welsh Premier side Caernarfon Town.

171 Tim Cavanagh (Glantraeth to Gaerwen)

Powerful defender Cavanagh switches to Lon Groes from Glantraeth, where he was 2018-19 Supporters Player of the Season.

172 Robert Jones (Llannerchymedd to Holyhead Hotspur)

Robert Jones (right)

Jones rejoins Hotspur from Llannerchymedd, where he was top-scorer last season with 18 goals for the Welsh Alliance Division Two side.

He was also Young Player of the Year and had most MOMs for Medd.

Hotspur manager Darren Garmey said: “Glad to have Rob back with the club. He enjoyed a very good season at Llannerchymedd last year, he has matured a lot as a player and will be an asset to us now in our promotion bid.”

173 Gareth Smith (to Caergybi FC)

Gareth played for Caergybi in their first season as a defensive midfielder, proving calm on the ball and able to dictate the speed of a game.

After suffering a foot injury, he didn’t re-sign for 2018-19, but after impressing against Caergybi in a friendly last week, he was invited by manager Dale Moffat to play for the Holyhead side on Tuesday versus CPD Y Fali.

Smith scored in a 4-3 victory, slotted in well, and has been signed up by the boss.

174 Joe Vousden (to Mynydd Llandegai)

Joe Vousden

A talented central midfielder with experience of playing at a higher level with Llanfairpwll and Caernarfon Town.

175 Tomos Jones (Llannerchymedd to Gwalchmai)

Tomos Jones

Experienced defender who was once part of Bangor City’s under-21 set-up.

Also well known for his spells with Bodedern Athletic, representing the club in their Cymru Alliance days in 2005-06 and 2006-07. Key player at Llannerchymedd last season.

176 Nic Bould (Caernarfon Town to Mynydd Llandegai)

Nic Bould has played in the Welsh Premier League

A talented goalkeeper who signs for Mynydd from Welsh Premier League side Caernarfon Town.

Made his WPL debut last season as a replacement for the sent-off Alex Ramsay in Town’s 2-2 draw at Llanelli.

Bould was in Bangor City’s squad for the 2014-15 Europa League tie against Stjarnan of Iceland.

177 Gethin Davies (Llannerchymedd to Gwalchmai)

Gethin Davies

Davies excelled for Llannerchymedd last season playing in front of the back-four and will be a big loss to the Tyn Parc club.

His reading of the game and his vision, especially picking telling passes with his wand of a left foot, makes him an asset for any team.

Returns to Gwalchmai having also stood out for Gaerwen in the past.

178 Floyd Chapman (to Caergybi FC)

Go get ’em Floyd

Caergybi manager Dale Moffat says: “Floyd impressed us in his first pre-season game last week.

“A fast, skillful left-back who is great on the ball, he can play left back or left wing has a great pass/cross on him and only being 19 we think he can have a great future with us.

“A product of Holyhead Hotspur Youth, he will add quality to our defence with the option to attack.”

179 Steffan Taylor (to Bangor 1876)

Steffan Taylor

Pentraeth-based Taylor, 17, is a versatile and naturally left-sided defender and another graduate from local Academy and Development football, who will further strengthen the new club’s defensive options.

180 Alex Webster (Corwen to Ruthin Town)

Central-midfielder leaves Tier 2 North newcomers Corwen to join a club at the same level, but with much more experience, in Ruthin Town.

Webster will add to the competition for places in Chris Williams’ squad in the months ahead.

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