Preview the key games across the JD Cymru Leagues this weekend.
JD Cymru Premier – Connah’s Quay Nomads vs The New Saints (Friday, 7:45pm)
The New Saints travel to Connah’s Quay Nomads on Friday night knowing that a draw will confirm their 15thJD Cymru Premier title.
Craig Harrison’s side are currently 17 points ahead of the second-place Nomads, with six matches remaining in phase two.
Ryan Astles struck an 89th minute volley as TNS won 2-1 against Bala Town on Monday, two days after the Nomads had been held to a 1-1 draw by Penybont. Neil Gibson’s team remain unbeaten in phase two but have only won one of their four matches.
Gwion Dafydd scored a 95th-minute equaliser when the two clubs last met in a 1-1 draw just before Christmas, while TNS came from behind to triumph 2-1 earlier in the campaign as Jon Routledge bagged a late winner.
You can watch the clash at Deeside on Sgorio’s digital channels and your smart TV.
JD Cymru North – Penrhyncoch vs Holywell Town (Saturday, 2:30pm)
Struggling Penrhyncoch host title-chasing Holywell Town in one of only two fixtures in the JD Cymru North this weekend.
The Roosters are 15th in the table and six points adrift of safety following three successive draws. It is their longest unbeaten streak this season but they have not won since the end of January.
In contrast, Holywell Town’s 4-1 away win at Conwy Borough last weekend was their 21st consecutive league victory. Saturday’s fixture is one of their two games in hand over league leaders Colwyn Bay, who they currently trail by 12 points.
Goals from defensive pair Zebb Edwards and Danny Sullivan earned Holywell a 2-0 victory in this season’s reverse fixture in October.
JD Cymru South – Llantwit Major vs Ammanford (Saturday, 2:30pm)
Llantwit Major fans have been taken back to their team’s title-winning form of last season in recent weeks, with Stevie McCarthy-Campbell’s side taking 16 points from the last 18 available in the JD Cymru South.
Defeat to league leaders Barry Town United on January 2 was the last time the Major were beaten and they have climbed to seventh in the table as a result of their good run.
Ammanford are struggling at the other end of the table and they sit in 14th place, three points adrift of safety after failing to win any of their last eight matches.
These two teams are yet to meet this season, but their last encounter finished in dramatic style when substitute Kyran Gardner scored a 96th-minute equaliser to earn Llantwit Major a 1-1 draw 12 months ago.
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