Cymru North – Flint are the big winners as Airbus and Wellmen split points

George Peers notched a late leveller for Airbus. Picture: NIK MESNEY/FAW

Saturday’s big winners in the JD Cymru North were Flint Town United.

While the top two – Holywell Town and Airbus UK Broughton – drew their clash at the Hollingsworth Group Stadium, Flint moved level on points with the pair after a 3-1 triumph at Porthmadog.

It means Holywell, Airbus and Flint are now all on 26 points.


Airbus UK Broughton 1 Holywell Town 1

Zebb Edwards (stripes) finds the net for Holywell beyond keeper Keighan Jones. Picture: NIK MESNEY/FAW

George Peers’ late equaliser rescued a point for Airbus which ensured the Wingmakers stay on level terms with the Wellmen at the Cymru North summit.

Zebb Edwards gave Holywell a sixth-minute lead with his ninth goal of the season via a near post finish from a Danny Andrews corner.

Further visiting chances saw Brady McGilloway denied by keeper Keighan Jones, while Julian Williams headed just off target from a fine Tom Bibby cross.

Both teams went close from corners early in the second half, Town’s James Graham not far away with a header, while Joe Palmer’s effort flew just over for the hosts.

Zebb Edwards celebrates his goal – but was later shown a red card. Picture: NIK MESNEY/FAW

Holywell were reduced to 10 men on 57 minutes when scorer Zebb Edwards was shown a red card for a challenge on Kaiden Cooke.

Airbus tried to make the most of the man advantage, but away keeper Shaun Pearson was in solid form.

Then, with two minutes left, a low cross to the far post was converted by Peers to level the scores.

Porthmadog 1 Flint Town United 3

Report: Mr Treflyn Jones

Flint remain unbeaten after 10 games after two second-half goals clinched a hard-fought win at Y Traeth.

Lee Fowler’s side took the lead after only eight minutes when a pass was played with pace into the Port box where Rhys Kavanagh turned and smartly flicked the ball high into the net beyond the diving Alex Ward-Jones.

A few minutes later, the travellers were prevented from doubling their lead by a goal-line clearance by Morgan Owen.

Port soon settled thereafter.and for the remainder of the half played very well indeed, producing several scoring chances.

The busy Danny Brookwell went on an impressive solo run and it needed a quality save by Rhys Williams to prevent what would have been an excellent equaliser.

In the 37th minute, Port at last gained a thoroughly deserved leveller.

A Shaun Cavanagh free kick from the right was headed on by Telor Williams and Flint defender Anthony Stephens` back-pass was sent wide of his own keeper to bring the game level at one-apiece.

Both sides had opportunities to edge in front before the break, but none were taken.

The second half was a rather less attractive affair than the first as both teams resorted to a more direct approach.

The half was just a minute old when Rhys Williams produced another top drawer save to thwart Cavanagh.

On the hour, Flint regained the lead with a very well-taken goal. A strong run followed by a pin-point cross by Ben Hughes was volleyed home first time by Joshua Jones.

Then, a minute into added-on time, Flint extended their lead when the ball was eventually bundled home by Joshua Jones.

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