BRECON Town Football Club have applied to join the MMP Central Wales League South,

The club ended last season in second place in the Watson Financial Mid Wales League South and have now made an official application to join the fourth tier.

The club was formed as Brecon Northcote six years ago and has since gone from strength to strength while also investing in their facilities at the BSA Sports Field.

Last year the club completed a merger with Brecon Junior Football Club to become Brecon Football Club and have not looked back and have now underlined their ambitions to climb the pyramid and follow in the footsteps of town rivals Brecon Corries.

A club spokesman said: “As a club we keep going from strength to strength.

“Each season we’ve accumulated more and more points and that finishing second allows us to gain promotion to tier four is much deserved and a credit to all involved at the club.”

League secretary Gareth Lloyd confirmed the application would be formally discussed at the league annual meeting on July 4

The leagues new geographical make up and names will also be confirmed.

The MMP Central Wales League North looks set to run with 16 clubs and incorporate clubs from Montgomeryshire and Merionethshire while the MMP Central Wales League South will be made up of clubs from Brecknock, Radnorshire and Ceredigion.

Meifod, Trefonen, Presteigne St Andrews, Penybont United, Knighton Town, Llanilar and Brecon make the step up from tier five while Four Crosses, Carno and Kerry drop down from the third tier.