Bangor 1876 need two late goals to settle hard fought derby

BANGOR 1876 3 (Chris Jones 47, Jamie Petrie 83, Corey Jones 84)
MENAI BRIDGE TIGERS 1 (Dean Redmond 78)

Two late goals from 1876 finally killed off the strong challenge of neighbours Menai Bridge in tonight’s North Wales Coast West Premier Division tier 4 derby.

The home team eventually made it eight straight wins this season in the league to remain high in the table, but it was tough against the Tigers.

The first half was goalless, raising Menai hopes that they could become the first team ever to take a league point off 1876.

However, Chris Jones’ 13th goal of the season two minutes into the second half put the hosts on their way.

Menai refused to fold and there was great joy in the away camp when Dean Redmond equalised on 78 minutes.

Was Bangor 1876’s winning streak in league encounters about to end at the 24th time of asking?

The answer was no. Jamie Petrie made it 2-1 in the 83rd minute and not long after Corey Jones sealed the points.

Bangor 1876 results – 2021-22 season

July 3: Pentraeth (home – North Wales Coast West Premier Division) 9-0 (Les Davies 3, Gethin Thomas 2, Chris Jones 2, Jamie Petrie, Cameron Barry)
July 7: Pwllheli (home – NWCWPD) 3-2 (Gethin Thomas, Joe Culshaw, Tomos Clarke)
July 10: Menai Bridge Tigers (home – Welsh Cup R1) 8-2 (Chris Jones 4, Cameron Barry 2, Les Davies, Gethin Thomas)
July 17: Blaenau Amateurs (away – FAW Trophy) 4-0 (Les Davies, Gethin Thomas, Chris Jones 2)
July 21: Aberffraw (home – NWCWPD) 6-0 (Gethin Thomas, Tomos Clarke, Chris Jones, Les Davies 2, 1 pen, Sam Roberts)
Aug 7: Amlwch Town (home – FAW Trophy) 9-2 ( (Aaron Heald 2, Tomos Clarke, Chris Jones, Sam Roberts, Les Davies, Dylan Williams, Luke Steele, Jamie Petrie)
Aug 11: Amlwch Town (away – NWCWPD) 9-0 (Sam Ashworth, Les Davies 2, Jamie Petrie 2, 1 pen, Joe Culshaw, Gethin Thomas 2, Harry Galeotti)
Aug 18: Gaerwen (away – NWCWPD) 9-1 (Tom Clarke 2, Cameron Barry 3, Harry Galeotti, Joe Culshaw, Les Davies, Ben Owen)
Aug 21: Halkyn & Flint Mountain (home – FAW Amateur Trophy) 5-2 (Harry Galeotti 2, Chris Jones pen, Les Davies 2)
Aug 28: Gwalchmai (away – NWCWPD) 4-0 (Les Davies 3, Jamie Petrie)
Sep 3: Llanberis (home – NWCWPD) 3-0 (Les Davies, Cameron Barry, Chris Jones)
Sep 11: Llannefydd (a – FAW Amateur Trophy) 1-3 (Corey Jones)
Sep 22: Menai Bridge Tigers (h – NWCWPD) 3-1 (Chris Jones, Jamie Petrie, Corey Jones)
LEAGUE: Played 8 Won 8 Goals for 46 Goals conceded 3
FAW WELSH CUP: Played 1 Won 1 Goals for 8 Goals conceded 2 (expelled)
FAW AMATEUR TROPHY: Played 4 Won 3 Lost 1 Goals for 19 conceded 7
OVERALL: Played 13 Won 12 Lost 1 Goals for 57 conceded 12

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