While all NWWFL matches are suspended by the FAW at present, due to a dispute over the membership of Rhyl FC Development, the NEWFA
Cup is co-ordinated by a separate body.
The second half was to prove a real battle as NEWFA
protected their narrow lead.
Not too many strikers have scored six goals on their debut, but that is what Sumner achieved for Rhydymwyn in the NEWFA
Challenge Cup recently.
CHIRK AAA overcame a spirited Brymbo side to reach the semi-finals of the NEWFA
Challenge Cup with a 4-2 victory at Holyhead Road.
The shock of the day was in the semi-final of the NEWFA
Challenge Cup holders Buckley defeated Corwen 5-1 with strikes from full-back Ben McKinsey (2), Tim Nunnerley, Dave Taylor and Lee Shearsmith.
NEW signing Ross Sumner scored five goals in the first 15 minutes of his competitive debut for Rhydymwyn in their 14-2 caning of Acrefair in the NEWFA
Macron Store (Wrexham) Saturday Challenge Cup preliminary round.
z THE day's biggest shock in the NEWFA
Cup was Bala Town dumping out senior opposition Mold Alex with a goal in each half from player-coach Neil Davies.
Gresford Athletic achieved their highestever HGA placing of third and added the NEWFA
Challenge Cup to boot.
We actually have another final, at the Racecourse Ground in the NEWFA
Challenge Cup, to follow this one, so it will be a busy couple of weeks.
THERE was a huge shock in store for Gresford Athletic who were bombed out of the NEWFA
Challenge Cup quarter-finals with an embarrassing 1-0 defeat at Rhos Aelwyd - and the win was well deserved with Geraint Williams netting the game's only goal.
GRESFORD Athletic rounded off a marvellous season by lifting the NEWFA
Challenge Cup for the third time in their history with a 3-2 win over Queen's Park.