Based on recent performance, clearly it was only going to be a matter of time before Llay Welfare started to capture the headlines and that is exactly what happened at the weekend as they scrapped out a 2-1 success at pacesetters Llanuwchllyn. Matty Worrall broke the deadlock on the hour mark and a splendid effort from Rhyl Lloyd doubled their tally. Adam Galdo hit back late on but Llay held on as it proved too little too late with their keeper Dave Williams being in splendid form.

At the Rock, Cefn Albion run out comfortable 3-0 winners in the big local derby with visitors Penycae. It was two former Penycae players in Jimmy Jones and Conner Kendrick with a brace that gave the Albion the local bragging rights. The best of the efforts coming from Jimmy Jones who opened the score with a 30 yard free kick.

Buckley proved to be worthy 1-0 winners at Corwen, grabbing the games only goal in the 33rd minute was Shaun Tinlsey. Buckley keeper Joe Masaruk proved to be the busier of the keepers pulling off a string fine saves.

A waterlogged Adwy pitch prevented the game between Coedpoeth and Brickfield from going ahead.

Lex Glyndwr had to be content with a 1-1 draw in their incident packed game with Mold Alex at Stansty Park. Owen Davies gave Mold an early lead but back came LEX through skipper Craig Hughes. LEX then failed to take the lead when Sean Dodd failed to convert a penalty. In the second half and after creating the better of chances, it all went wrong for the hosts when Jamie Rogers was shown the red card for violent conduct on the hour mark and the game just fizzled out.

With only nine games played, it is a remarkable story at Rhostyllen who sit just 5 points off the lead and they secured aa 2-1 victory over Hawarden Rangers, grabbing both of their goals in the second half was Matty Wills.

At Tanyfron Sports Centre, Brymbo demonstrated why they are short odds favourites to lift the Division One title, they sent Llangollen Town crashing to a 7-3 defeat. Making a massive contribution after arriving at the club are Billy New and Andy Noonan and they saw off Llan almost on their own, New weighed in with four and Noonan a treble. There was a respectable ending for Llan however with Ben Wilson and Kevin Day from the penalty spot adding to an opening half goal from Simon Williams.

There was a no show from the referee so the clash between Rhydymwyn and league leaders Maesgwyn had to be canned.

Craig Salisbury in his first game in charge at Castell Alun Colts saw his new side record a 3-2 success against Mynydd Isa Spartans. On target were Stuart Williams, Josh Price and Arthur Doo.

Cefn Mawr Rangers did particularly well to secure a 2-2 draw with Rhos Aelwyd, on target was Lewis Jones with both goals and in response, James Haynes bagged both of the Rhos goals.

A well contrived hat-trick from Grant Spencer saw New Brighton Villa send Overton crashing 3-0.

In the Reserves Division, Ruthin Town lost for the first time this season, despite taking the lead at Clappers Lane, Cav Daley and Hugh Jones replied for hosts Gresford Athletic to record a 2-1 victory and move into second spot.

Sitting pretty on 3rd spot are Cefn Druids who mustered up a 5-2 success at Mold Alex and making up their nap hand were Ben Dawson with a hat-trick, Andy Vale and Alex Buxton. Replying for Mold were Aaron Davies and Ethan Parry with first half goals.

Buckley Town were the days highest scorers, the thrashed Castell Alun Colts 14-2, Luke Wooley and Chris Forshaw bagged 4 goals apiece amongst others who completed the demolition job were hat-trick hero George Hensall, Louis Hone, Dave Gleave and Tom Boulton. Reducing the deficit somewhat were Fraser Starkey and Damian Wilkins.

Jordan Owen hit back for Chirk AAA s as they were toppled 4-1 by awarden Rangers.

The top two sides in the Reserves and Colts Division came head to head and leaders Brickfield Rangers were beaten for only the second time this season 4-3 by rivals Rhostyllen. Kev Breeze(2) and Phil Carr netted for the hosts but Rhostyllen went one better though Mark Williams, Alex Williams, Sam Chesters and Robbie Gibson whose goal proved decisive.

The pitch at Holywell Town was unplayable to their clash with Coedpoeth United had to be postponed and with no ref available, the game involving Mynydd Isa Spartans and Cefn Albion was also cancelled.

Llay Welfare shared a 2-2 draw and the points with New Brighton Villa and grabbing both of the Welfare goals was Callum Richardson.

Maesgwyn shared a remarkable score line and their game with Ruthin Town ended all square at 6-6.

Geraint Jones struck twice for Overton despite flopping to a 3-2 reversal against Johnstown Youth whose marksmen were Steve Jones(2) and Connor Wright.

Rhos Aelwyd proved too strong for Brymbo and they shaded this clash 5-3 with strikes from man of the match Dan Roberts, Callum Smith and Sam Baldon.