The New Saints win the Nathaniel MG Cup

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Sion Richards

Sion Richards

Saturday, 21 Jan 2017, 20:09

Chris Seargeant’s hat-trick and a Adrian Cieslewicz goal beat Barry Town United in an entertaining cup final as The New Saints pick up the Nathaniel MG League Cup trophy for the third consecutive season.

The New Saints beat Barry Town United 4-0 on Cardiff MET’s Cyncoed Campus ground to pick up their first trophy of the season.

All the goals came in the second half, as Barry stood their ground and defended firmly until the 77th minute of play. Barry’s left back, Chris Hugh excelled throughout the first half clearing off the Barry goal line twice, with experienced goalkeeper, Mike Lewis also saving several goal bound shots throughout.

The New Saints have now won 13 games in a row in the League Cup competition – winning the trophy for three consecutive seasons – a record that goes back to October 2013.

Jordan Cotterill hit the crossbar for Barry Town early on in the second half but for Chris Seargeant to score and open the floodgates after 77 minutes.

Adrian Cieslewicz scored TNS’ second before Seargeant completed his hat-trick and for The New Saints to pick up their first piece of silverware of the season.