Rhys Llwyd

Rhys Llwyd

Monday, 15 Oct 2018, 18:14

Sgorio picks the five Welsh Premier League players that stood out over the weekend.

Mike Lewis (Barry Town)
After a disappointing display at Newtown last weekend, Mike Lewis was back to his usual dependable self on Saturday as he kept a clean sheet against Carmarthen at Jenner Park.

George Horan (Connah’s Quay)
Nomads captain George Horan put in a man of the match performance agasint Northern Irish side Coleraine in the Irn Bru Cup on Saturday night. After battling hard with Coleraine striker Eoin Bradley throughout the game, it was Horan who had the last laugh as he nodded in the all-important opener to send Connah’s Quay into the quarter final.

Chris Hugh (Barry Town)
Barry left back Chris Hugh grabbed his first goal of the season on Saturday to claim the three points for the Dragons. Barry Town are now level on points with TNS (2nd) having won all four home games in the WPL this season.

Chris Venables (Bala Town)
Bala Town also kept their 100% home record intact with a 3-2 win against Newtown in the wet and windy conditions on Friday night. The Lakesiders’ skipper got himself a brace to bring his WPL tally to 149 goals in 407 appearances.

Eliot Evans (Cardiff Met)
Eliot Evans netted a quality free kick to secure the victory for the students at Stebonheath Park over the weekend. The Met no.7 has played a key part in more WPL goals (10) than any other player this season (scored 4, assists 6).