Division 1: Monkton Swifts 3-1 Fishguard Sports

An excellent second half display ensured champions Monkton Swifts overcame a spirited Fishguard Sports outfit at a wet and windy Monkton Lane.

This was the champions’ ninth win of the season and Joe Lewis’ Swifts are still three points ahead of the pack.

In a tight first half there were no goals, but in the second period The Swifts took advantage of a strong wind in their favour.

The hosts opened the scoring in the 65th minute, Dylan Davies played a neat one-two with Jimmy Wilkes and the striker struck from ten yards.

Ten minutes later and Ryan Griffiths added the Swifts’ second with another well taken ten-yard finish.

The Sports were awarded a penalty in the 75th minute and Niall Kinsella struck from 12 yards to keep his side in it. 

In the 80th minute the champions grabbed a crucial third, Dylan Davies cut in from the wing and struck a sweet left foot finish to wrap up the points and give the in-form striker his second goal of the game.

Monkton Swifts: Stuart James, Rhodri Davies, Shaun Jones, Jake Seaton, Ben Nicholas, Jimmy Wilkes, Blake James, Thomas Powell, Ryan Griffiths, Dylan Davies, Jordan Richards. Subs: Michael Murray, Jimmy Walker, Morgan Daye.

Fishguard Sports: Dean Hopson, Matt Lewis, Tom Merry, Billy Moore, Patrick Hughes, Niall Kinsella, Lewis Banks, Karl Hedley, Danny Hopkin, Danny Morgan. Subs: Ieuan Llewellyn, Matt Harries, Tom Lawrence.

Referee: Stephen James.