On Saturday, Penybont travelled
to Monmouthshire-based Goytre for a Nathaniel Car Sales Welsh League Division
The first half was of poor
quality on a difficult pitch and the best opportunity for Penybont to score
came from Owain Warlow whose shot was just wide of the post in the 38th
Five minutes into the second
half Goytre took the lead when Luke Prosser scored from a Kris Leek cross.
Four minutes later, Goytre
increased their lead through Lewis Sommers.
In the 62nd minute,
Penybontís Marcus Griffithsí shot hit the crossbar and went over for a goal
Five minutes later, Penybontís
keeper Rhys Wilson made a point-blank save from Sommers.
In the 73rd minute
Penybontís Tom Atyeo made two good clearances in quick succession.
In the 81st minute,
Goytre sealed a 3-0 victory with a goal by substitute Blake Davies.
Penybont: Rhys Wilson, Ioan
Emanuel, Kane Owen, Kieran Howard, James Parry, Rhys Griffiths, Owain Warlow, Tom
Atyeo, Billy Borge (Bleddyn Webster 60), Marcus Griffiths, Josef Hopkins. Subs
not used: Adam Carpenter, Kyran Gardner.
Also on Saturday, Penybontís
reserves entertained Trefelin at the KYMCO Stadium in Reserves Division West
and recorded a 4-0 victory with goals from Gavin Thomas, Ben Cripps and Matthew
Penybont: Jonathan Davies,
William Morris, Ben Symons, Joshua Clements, Connor James, Rhys Jordan, Gavin Thomas
(Matthew Symons), Kieran Davies, Nicholas Ivey (Gabriel Sanches Pessoa), Ben
Cripps (Christopher Pothecary), Robert Symons. Sub not used: Nigel
Further on Saturday, Penybont's
third team entertained Maesteg Park reserves in a Round One group stage fixture
in the Celtic Tyres Bridgend and District League's Court Coleman Division One
Penybont won 4-1 with goals from
Matthew Jones 2, Rhys Kelly and Lloyd McVeigh.
On Sunday, Penybont entertained
Cardiff Met University in the WPL Development League (South) and shared the
goals in a 10-goal thriller.
Cardiff Met went into a two-goal
lead through Rhys Thomas (20) and an own goal by Penybontís skipper, Kieran
Callum Jones restored parity for
Penybont with two long-range shots in the 28th and 30th
The visitors then raced into a
4-2 half-time lead with goals by John Littlemore (32) and Thomas (34).
Five minutes into the second
half, a move involving brothers Ben and Matthew Symons lead to a Danny
In the 76th minute,
Tom Rees restored a two-goal lead for the visitors, only for Connor Goldsworthy
to pull a goal back through a penalty two minutes later.
Goldsworthy was again on target in the 81st minute with a stunning shot to tie the match 5-5.
Penybont: Jonathan Davies, Ben
Symons, Tom Lillico (Callum Littlejohns 87), Rhys Jordan, Connor James, Callum
Jones, Danny Woolfenden (Ioan Clatworthy 77), Kieran Davies, Matthew Symons (Jamie
Appleby 57), Rhys Alden, Connor Goldsworthy. Sub not used: Robert
Finally, on Sunday, Penybontís
over-45ís went down to a 2-0 defeat at Barry in the Wales Veterans League.
Report by Tony Griffiths