MONTGOMERY were left empty handed after falling to a 3-2 defeat against Wem in Welshpool in the Shropshire Women’s League.

Wem led at the break with Monty remaining in contention through Harriet Evans who turned a Kelly Mellor strike past the visiting goalkeeper.

Monty looked to build on a positive first-half display after the break but were caught out within seconds of the restart as Wem re-established their two goal advantage.

Monty pulled up their socks and dominated the remainder of the game with their pressure finally yielding a goal from Mellor.

However the Welsh side could not complete their fightback as Wem held out for victory.

Presteigne eased to a 3-1 win at Dowlais in premier league two of the South Wales Women’s League.

Elsewhere Radnor maintained their excellent form with a 3-0 win at home to Whitchurch Saints IIIs in division one.

Hayley Price starred for the hosts with a hat-trick as Radnor climbed to third in the table.

Meanwhile Newtown crashed to a 6-0 defeat at Wolverhampton in the Midland’s Men’s North West Premier League.

Aaron Ruff-Cock starred with several great saves to restrict the hosts before the Midlands hosts over ran a new look Newtown side after the break.

Town captain Tom Hillidge remained upbeat despite defeat, saying: “It was a great effort from a much weakened team.”