Bodedern’s dynamic duo hit the 100-goals mark between them this season

Asa Thomas (left) and Marc Evans have scored 101 goals between them for Bodedern this season. Picture: WYNNE EVANS


Premier Division


CPD Llanberis 0
Bodedern Athletic 5 (Asa Thomas 15, Sam Gregson 51, James McMinimee 77, Marc Evans 81 & 88)

Two of the best strikers ever to play domestic football in North Wales have hit the 100-goals mark between them this season.

Marc Evans’ double at Llanberis moved him onto 55 goals in all competitions from 34 appearances, while Asa Thomas is now up to 46 in 28 games after his first-half effort at Ffordd Padarn.

In league games alone, Evans’ total stands at 32 goals in 22 outings, and Thomas has 29 in 19.

Goals heroics aside, last night’s victory was outstanding even by Bodedern’s standards against a team which is always notoriously difficult to beat at home.

Second-placed Bangor 1876 had triumphed 1-0 at Llanberis three days earlier and a similar tight affair was forecast against Athletic, but Ricky Williams’ men were simply unstoppable.

Thomas’ 15th minute goal was the only score of the first half, but when Sam Gregson netted early in the second period, Boded took a firm grip on affairs.

James McMinimee added a third before master marksman Evans took centre stage with a late double.

After the game, Bodedern manager Williams classed the performance as “right up there with our best this season”.

Menai Bridge Tigers 0
Bangor 1876 6 (Tom Clarke 4, Les Davies 5, Corrig McGonigle 19, 45+1 & 67, Cameron Barry 27)

Corrig McGonigle (red) is a hard man to stop. Picture: MATT JOHNSON

Corrig McGonigle made it 17 goals in seven games for new club 1876 after plundering another hat-trick in Tuesday’s El Straitico derby at Treborth.

With the game being an away fixture for Bangor, their players travelled an extra 40 yards from the dressing rooms to the pitch compared to home matches.

The ‘visiting’ players were obviously not tired out by the experience as they made a brisk start, going two goals up within the first five minutes.

Tom Clarke opened the scoring at the back post following a low driven corner. Shortly afterwards, Les Davies doubled the advantage when he headed in a cross from Sion Edwards for his 33rd goal of the season.

On 19 minutes, 1876 added a third. McGonigle netted from close range after Menai Bridge goalkeeper Gethin Hughes had made a save.

Cameron Barry delivered a further goal on 22 after a deft McGonigle chip came back off the crossbar.

On the stroke of half-time, McGonigle headed in a cross from Jamie Petrie.

In truth, the half-time lead could have been greater than 5-0 but for a series of fine saves by Hughes.

After the flurry of first half goals, the second stanza turned out tighter as Menai Bridge dug in and reorganised.

Eight minutes into the second period, Bridge’s Craig Roberts shot from long range but his effort went wide.

Midway through the second half, however, 1876 added to their tally with a somewhat fortuitous effort.

McGonigle completed his hat-trick after his shot took a deflection and spun into the top corner.

Bridge created a few chances, but were out of luck.

Glantraeth 0
CPD Aberffraw 2 (Barry Edwards 55, Adam Hallybone 65)

Another ‘very’ local derby saw Aberffraw take the honours at Cae Glantraeth.

The visitors put in a tremendous effort throughout and after a goalless first half took the lead through Barry Edwards.

Adam Hallybone added a second in the 65th minute to clinch the points for Berffro.

Division One

CPD Cefni 1 (Phillip Davies 45)
CPD Llannerchymedd 2 (Mark Jones 42, Dan Evans 79)

Llannerchymedd moved level on points with leaders Bethesda with two games in hand after a hard-earned victory at Cefni.

Mark Jones broke the deadlock three minutes before the break, but the hosts levelled on the stroke of half time through Phillip Davies.

It needed a Daniel Evans goal on 79 minutes to win it for Medd.

Cefni had Darren Jones red carded late on.

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