Swansea Uni 0-6 Briton Ferry Llansawel: Super Reds hit Swansea Uni for six
Briton Ferry overcame another test in their quest to regain the Adran South title as they beat Swansea Uni 6-0 at Swansea University Sports Park.
The Reds the early push for the opening goal as Swansea were happy to try and contain and the visitors. Ferry worked the ball around the pitch but were not able to get the final pass into the final third. The game changed as Ferry hit two in a minute both from Megan Kearle and Fleur Jenkins combining.
Ferry began the second half as they did in the first and pushed forward looking for their third goal. Alison Witts added the third just after the hour mark with a stunning lob. Swansea were reduced to ten when a rash challenge on Lowri Ridings resulted in a red card. Laura-May Walkley added a fourth with 11 minutes remaining as the Reds took advantage of the extra player.
The win sees the Reds remain top of the Adran South on goal difference with 12 points. The Reds with a game in hand over second placed Cascade.
Alison Witts had a chance as the ball came to her in the box, but she was unbale to get the ball past the advancing keeper.
Witts with a clever turn sent the ball into the box into the path of Meg Kearle. Kearle was brought down but the ref waved away the Ferry calls for a penalty.
Meg Kearle made her way down the right and was able to get the ball in to the near post. Laura-May Walkley read the pass and turned the ball just wide of the post in the Reds best chance of the half.
Walkley tried again as she made her way into the box and hit a low shot that was straight at the keeper.
Walkley then played the ball into Alison Witts who made a clever turn in the box before hitting a shot at goal that the keeper saved.
The Reds did make the breakthrough in the 36th minute as Fleur Jenkins sent the ball out to Meg Kearle on the left. Kearle lifted the ball over the keeper into the top corner.
Just a minute later and Kearle hit the Reds second smashing the ball past the keeper inside the box after another good ball from Fleur Jenkins.
Half Time: Swansea Uni 0-2 Briton Ferry Llansawel
Walkley had the first chance of the second half as her long-range lob attempt went just wide. Playing a one two with Alison Witts, Walkley spotted the keeper off her line and went for goal, but it was just wide.
Meg Kearle then went close as her effort went just wide as she tried to curl the ball in from the edge of the box.
Ferry then won a free kick just outside of the Swansea Uni box. Mollie Jones hit it at goal and the keeper lost the ball, but Lowri Ridings was unable to turn in the loose ball.
Fleur Jenkins took advantage of a poor goal kick and sent the ball into the box for Alison Witts. Witts brought the ball down and hit a shot at goal which was saved. Meg Kearle hit the rebound, but her effort went wide.
Swansea Uni mounted an attack as Hannah Piney tried to break though the defence, but Lexi Clayton was on hand to stop her in her tracks.
On 63 minutes the Reds took a three-goal lead as Alison Witts spotted the keeper off her line and sent the ball over her from 30 yards.
A good ball in from the right from Lowri Baker found Walkley in the centre of the box. Walkley hit a shot on the turn and fired past the keeper for four nil.
Walkley then became provider as she sent the ball across the goal. The Swans keeper got a hand to the ball but couldn’t stop it reaching Baker who slotted the ball into the empty net.
The Reds weren’t done, and Alison Witts added a sixth in added time. Getting the ball in the middle of the Swansea half Witts turned and with the keeper way off her line she fired a long-range effort into the net.
Full Time: Swansea Uni 0-6 Briton Ferry Llansawel
Briton Ferry: Courtney Young (G), Laura-May Walkley, Fleur Jenkins (Lucy Powell 78), Brooke Llewellyn (Alice Broadley 61), Lowri Ridings ©, Mollie Jones (Lowri Baker 62), Megan Kearle, Alison Witts, Anya Welch (Kayleigh Hateley 70), Jess Denscombe (Ela Roberts 70), Lexi Clayton.
Goals: Megan Kearle 36, 37, Alison Witts 61, 90+2, Laura-May Walkley 79, Lowri Baker 81,
Yellow Cards: Laura-May Walkley 58,
Featured Image: Mike Greenslade