Briton Ferry Llansawel 6-0 Cwmbran Celtic: Unbelievable Mollie Jones as Reds hit Celtic for six
Updated: Sep 27
Two second half goals from Mollie Jones helped the Reds to a 6-0 win over Cwmbran Celtic. The Reds scored three in each half against a very competitive Cwmbran Celtic side.
Cwmbran Celtic made it hard the Reds in the early goings playing compact and applying pressure on Ferry when they were in possession. Ela Roberts goal in the 13th minute settled the Reds and they began to play their natural passing game. Georgia Howells added a second with a stunning effort in the 28th minute. The Reds keep pushing forward and Mollie Jones set Alison Witts up for an easy finish after 33 minutes.
Cwmbran made a good start to the second half as Ferry were pushed back. The Reds held off the early Cwmbran attacks and extended the lead in the 57th minute thanks to Mollie Jones. The Reds then pushed for more goals and Mollie Jones added a fifth with a quality strike. Fleur Jenkins added another in the 79th minute.
Briton Ferry will still atop of the Adran South with two wins from two with six points.
Mollie Jones combined with Laura-May Walkley to create the games first chance. Jones finding Walkley on the edge of the box who then set up Megan Kearle who hit a shot just wide of the post.
Walkley then played a lovely though ball into the path of Jones who went in on goal. Megan Davies in the Celtic goal as out quick to stop Jones.
Kearle played a ball though to Jones who put the ball in the net, but the ref viewed Jones as offside, and the goal would not stand.
Ferry would make the breakthrough in the 13 minute when Ela Roberts put the Reds ahead. Roberts firing into the net from inside the box.
Georgia Howells made it 2-0 with a stunning strike in the 28th minute. From outside the box, she lifted the ball over the keeper into the net.
Mollie Jones made a good run down the right side and cut into the box. Jones played a low ball across the goal line that Alison Witts put in on the line.
Half Time: Briton Ferry 3-0 Cwmbran Celtic
Cwmbran may a bright start to the second half as Kim Harrison was played into the box. She went down under a challenge from Lowri Ridings. Despite claims for a penalty from the Cwmbran players the ref agreed that the tackle was good.
Ferry came back and went on the attack as Jones drove the Reds forward and set up Meg Kearle. Kearle sent her effort over the bar from outside the box.
Cwmbran Celtic were awarded a free kick on the right. Jodie Challenger sent the ball in towards the far post, but Georgia Howells headed away before Alexise Clayton cleared.
Despite the visitor’s good start to the half Mollie Jones took advantage of a lapse at the back and was in on goal. Jones slotted calmly into the far corner.
Manon Thomas almost had the chance to score just minutes after coming on the pitch. Played in on goal Thomas was in a race to the ball the keeper, Davies just managed to get there first to avert the danger.
Jones added her second in the 72nd minute with a goal of season contender. As the ball came out of the box Jones hit it on the volley from the edge of the box. The ball powered past the keeper and into the top corner brushing the frame of the goal as it went it.
Fleur Jenkins added a sixth in the 79th minute as her softly played effort from the edge of the box crept inside the post.
Full Time: Briton Ferry 6-0 Cwmbran Celtic
Briton Ferry: Courtney Young (G), Laura-May Walkley, Fleur Jenkins (Ella Smitham 81), Brooke Llewellyn, Lowri Ridings © (Jess Denscombe 60), Mollie Jones (Lowri Baker 75), Georgia Howells (Kayleigh Hateley 75), Ela Roberts, Megan Kearle (Manon Thomas 61), Alison Witts, Alexise Clayton.
Goals: Ela Roberts 13, Georgia Howells 28, Alison Witts 33, Mollie Jones 57, 72, Fleur Jenkins 79.
Yellow cards: Brooke Lewellyn 52.
Next Match: Sunday 1srt October
Opponents: Cwmbran Celtic
Competition: Adran Trophy
Venue: Celtic Park, Cwmbran
Kick Off: 14:00