Johnny Samuel struck twice in the closing minutes as Builth Wells snatched a 3-2 victory over Bow Street in the MMP Mid Wales League first division.

The Bulls maintained their recent form with Danny Ives having reduced the deficit after the visitors had forged a two goal interval lead.

Tom Williams gave Bow Street the lead from the penalty spot following foul by Luke Hicks. Builth were probably the better side without ever testing the Street ‘keeper and they went further behind with Tom Wyn Roberts netting on the stroke of half-time.

Ives pulled one back from a Josh Price cross and Sam Williams was denied when his 25 yard free-kick was superbly saved. Dean Evans missed a glorious chance for Bow Street and that was to prove costly as on 86 minutes, Samuel equalised with a 25 yard screamer before securing all three points when his cross cum shot eluded everyone.

In the only other first division game to escape the weather, Carno drew 2-2 at home with Llansantffraid Village. Joe Morris and Josh Matthews netted for Carno with Jake Harris and Nathan Prodger replying.


Montgomery Town are top of the MMP Mid Wales League second division for Christmas following a 2-0 home success over Abermule.

Tom Evans and Charlie Jellett got the goals for Montgomery who are three points ahead of second placed, Hay St Marys who have two games in hand.

Elsewhere, Aberystwyth University and Dolgellau played out a 1-1 draw. Liam Powell put the students ahead but Darrell Johns levelled for Dolgellau.

The University had claimed their first point of the season last Wednesday night in a 3-3 draw under the new floodlights at Machynlleth. Headed goals from set pieces from Balazs Gombkoto, Luke Thomas and Jamie Stuart saw the students lead 1-0 and then twice trail with Alex Davies (2) and Ben Davies netting for Machynlleth.

Rhayader Town were frustrated when their home clash with Machynlleth was abandoned after 55 minutes.

The Red Kites were leading 2-0 at the time thanks to a brace from topscorer, Jamie Evans.


Brecon Northcote stunned Knighton Town with a 4-1 home victory over The Robins in the Watson Financial Mid Wales League (South). Matthew Brooks scored twice with Nick Younger and Tyler Guest, making his senior debut, completing the Northcote tally.

Newcastle moved up to second with an important 3-1 win at Penybont who had started the day level on points with the Shropshire side.

Phil Ruell had handed Penybont the lead but Newcastle hit back through Carl Price, player-manager, Craig Morris and Mark Jones.

Llanidloes Town Reserves made it five league wins in a row with Jordan Jones leading the way with a hat-trick in a 9-2 drubbing of Felindre.

There were two goals each for Rhys D Evans and player-manager, Dave Jarman with Dan Richards and Matthew Savage also on target.

Ieuan Thomas and Jack Barrett replied for Felindre who trailed 6-1 at half-time.