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Match Preview: Pontardawe Town V Briton Ferry Llansawel

The Reds head to Pontardawe this weekend for their re-arranged Welsh Women's Cup fixture. The game was originally scheduled for last week but fell victim to the heavy rain last week.

Briton Ferry overcame Caldicot Town in the last round with goals from Lowri Baker, Mollie Jones, Alison Witts and Laura-May Walkley. Two goals from Renee Day helped Pontardawe beat Coed Duon in the last round 5-0. The winners of this tie will go on to face Wrexham in the quarter finals.

The Reds come into this game having won all seven games this season in all comps. During that run they have conceded just one goal. Pontardawe have just one win in the Adran South so far but have faired better in the cups. They topped their group in the Adran Trophy with three wins and have one win already in the Welsh Cup.

Alison Witts in action. Credit Mike Greenslade

Briton Ferry have the edge in the head to head winning the last seven meetings between the sides. This includes an 11-0 opening day win which saw Alison Witts score five.

Manager Rhys James was quick to praise his players for their great start to the season.

"We go into this game in great form and that's credit to the players.

"They have been setting the standards week in week out, and Sunday has to be the same.

"We will reflect, identify their strengths and weaknesses and apply ourselves in the same manner we always do.

"Motivation as a club is to win every game, that's the environment I want and the team want."

Despite his sides good record against Pontardawe The Reds gaffer is taking nothing for granted.

" I know the threat that Pontardawe can cause and we will not be taking them lightly.

"We'll play our way and try and put ourselves in the best position to move into the next round."

The game will have an earlier kick off at 1pm at Pentre Hafod School.



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