Port Talbot 2-0 Ton Pentre: Blues regain 7th place with home win

Cortez Belle’s Blues regained their 7th place in the Division One rankings on Saturday afternoon with a convincing 2-0 win over bottom-of-the-league Ton Pentre at Victoria Road Stadium.

Patrick Finneral came close to putting the Blues in front on 6 minutes, with a half volley going just wide of the target.

Ton Pentre almost made it 1-0 on the half hour mark when a Jason Davies cross into the area narrowly missed the run of Scott Jones who was eagerly awaiting a tap-in.

Former Wales under-17s man Joe McNulty headed an effort just over the Ton bar after the half-time break.

The Blues found themselves a goal ahead on 72 minutes when a fabulouse cross into Cortez Belle saw him head home with ease.

Belle made it 2-0 three minutes later by beating the away defence and slotting a cool effort past Stephen Hall from 15-yards.

Port Talbot XI: Rory McCreesh; Jay Williams, Jordan Pike, Kieran Miller, Rhys Owen; Lewis Holmes (c), Patrick Finneral, Joe McNulty, Cortez Belle; Josh Humphries, Morgan Thomas.

Ton Pentre XI: Stephen Hall; Adam Lewis, Kieran Tann, Steven Williams, Scott Hayward (c); Lewis Baldwin, Jason Davies, Nicky Jones, Ross Daniels; Scott Jones, Matthew Smith.

Attendance: 108

Images courtesy of Lewis Mitchell Photography

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