Robins stroll past youthful Shrews

Reporter:

Gavin Grosvenor

JAMIE Reed opened his Newtown account with a goal in a 4-1 pre-season victory over Shrewsbury Town at Latham Park on Saturday.

The summer signing was joined on the scoresheet by Craig Williams while Neil Mitchell netted twice as the Robins maintained their unbeaten pre-season.

Meanwhile Asa Hamilton ran riot with five goals as Guilsfield thrashed Wrexham League side Llangollen Town.

Iwan Matthews added a hat-trick with Adam Jenkins bagging a brace with the rout completed by Stuart Rogers as the Guils completed an 11-0 mauling.

Berriew prevailed 4-2 winners at home to local rivals Waterloo Rovers with goals from Richard Davies, Rob Pritchard, Rhys Stephens and Karl Seliaerts cancelling replies from Chris Hughes and Jack Holley.

The Rhiewsiders also ventured to West Midlands League side Allscott and returned 6-3 winners with four goals from Davies and a brace from Seliaerts.

Llanfair United won 3-2 at Abermule with goals from Paul Griffiths, Andrew Hughes and Alun Hughes cancelling replies from Tommy Jones and Jack Weaver.

Knighton Town completed a 7-0 victory over Bishops Castle Town with Connor Bird leading the rout with four goals while player manager Adam Worton added a brace and Robbie Steele completed the scoring.

Carno overcame Newtown Wanderers 4-0 with goals from Jordan Jones, Andrew Evans, Harry Holt and Ioan Humphreys while Bow Street battled to a 2-0 win over Dolgellau Athletic courtesy of a Tom Williams double.

Mark Edmonson struck twice as Tywyn Bryncrug beat Barmouth 5-3 with Aston Heath, Aled Jones and debutant Kian Cunliffe.

Radnor Valley lost 3-2 against Bartestree with goals from Geraint Lloyd and Elliott Morris not enough as a Jacke Cleves double and Cory Craddock strike earned the Herefordshire League side glory.

Hay St Marys proved a class above Orelton Colts with Adi Lawford netting five goals in a 10-1 thrashing while a Matty Tong double and goals from Darren Horrigan, Callum Maddy and Kyle Harding completed the rout.

Forden United were also among the goals in a 9-0 win over Waterloo Rovers Reserves at the Flash with Brad Carr netting four goals while Ross Harris and Josh Gethin fired doubles and Ryan Sutton completed the scoring.

Meanwhile goals from Joel Evans and Lewis Mallon helped Brecon Northcote to a 2-2 draw at Crickhowell.

Email:

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