THE Welsh football January transfer window has continued to see clubs strengthen their squads.

Newtown have also taken the opportunity to farm out a prospect in a bid to boost his game time.

James Rowland has joined English Southern League Central Premier Division side Barwell on loan with the midfielder completing a six month switch to the Leicestershire club.

Meanwhile Llanrhaeadr have strengthened their bid to stave off relegation from the JD Cymru North with three new signings.

Midfielder Gwyn Davies makes the step up from JT Hughes Montgomeryshire League side Meifod with the 25 year old making his debut in the 2-1 win at Llangefni Town on Saturday.

Nineteen year old midfielder Jay Brownfield has also signed for the villagers after making the switch from Ardal North East League side Welshpool Town.

The villagers have also welcomed the signing of forward Ryan Leightwood from Ardal North East League side Chirk AAA.

Elsewhere goalkeeper James Barker has made the switch from Rhayader Town to Ardal South East League rivals Llandrindod Wells.

Rhayader Town FC tweeted: "Barks has been a really big player for us but the lure of a regular starting place was to good to turn down."

Meanwhile Llanfair United have boosted their Ardal North East League title bid with their second signing of the window with midfielder Jake Mann joining from MMP-NL Mid Wales League East side Waterloo Rovers.

Mann has past experience with Welshpool Town, Newtown, Berriew and Trewern United.

Elsewhere Aberaeron have bolstered their MMP-NL Mid Wales League West title bid with the signing of Sion Owen with the the utility man joining brother Jamie at Aeron after joining from Cambrian Tyres Aberystwyth League side Padarn United.