Druids edge closer to safety!
Cefn Druids also moved away from the drop zone after a good performance against Aberystwyth at the Rock. Goals from Dean Rittenberg, Ryan Kershaw and Arek Piskorski sealed the points, though the home side made plenty chances in the second half and could have had more. Druids making the running in the first five minutes. John Owen with a chance on 6’ after Rittenberg split the defence to play him in, but the forward dragged the shot wide Aber then started to find their way int
DANNY GOSSET JOINS DRUIDS!
The club is pleased to announce the signing of Danny Gosset on a loan deal from Bala town for the rest of the season. Gosset a well respected player started his career at Oldham Athletic in the football league, his move to the Welsh system started at Rhyl, then The New Saints and Bangor during his time he has enjoyed much success winning the league title and Welsh Cup.The 24 year old joined Colin Caton's Bala side at the start of this season Midfielder Gosset also had the cal
Druids show their grit in spite of decisions
10 man Druids showed their grit and determination to hold on to a 0-0 draw with Llanelli Town AFC. Druids who have twice lost to Llanelli in phase 1 knew they were in for another hard fought game when ex-swansea and Premier League player Leon Britton stepped down from the coach at The Rock. Druids who were missing Naim Arsan, due to international call up. Fielded and experienced side who would want to make sure the Ancients started Phase 2 in the best possible way. This came
Druids exit the Welsh Cup.
Barry raced into this cup fixture with a early goal at Jenner Park, this did little to knock Druids confidence as they went on to dominate the first half of the tie with the majority of possession and the most clear chances. The equaliser came from a superb strike by Naim Arsan. HT 1-1 The Ancients will have been confident at the restart, this confidence was soon dashed following 2 early goals from Barry. Hood with a 50 year screamer which will no doubt find support for 'Goal
A glimmer of last season at Latham Park
Druids arrived at the last game of Phase 1 already knowing they had been consigned to the Relegation Conference (Bottom 6) where as Newtown had long secured Top 6 football. An unbeaten record at Latham Park and some impressive results on the road have shown a strong resilient Newtown side, who would be looking to brush the Ancients aside. Huw decided to mix things up benching Arsan, Mudimu & Rittenberg regular starting XI players, introducing Jack Kenny, making his debut - wi
KENNY JOINS DRUIDS
The club is pleased to announce the signing of forward Jack Kenny from Connahs Quay Nomads. Kenny had previously played in the Welsh Premier League at both Rhyl and Prestatyn Town with a record of nine goals in 25 starts. Kenny had also previously played at Alsager Town and Atherton Collieries. Huw Griffiths said on the signing " It's a really good signing ... He's a good age, he's a teacher - so he's a leader - and he's got fantastic work rate and a fantastic work ethic."He'
Club players of the month!
At Half Time during our First Team fixture against Barry Town the club presented its 'Player of the month' award. This month it went to two players. U8s - Louie Anderson U9s - Rhys Ineson Congratulations to both! The presentation was made by Directors Bryan Hurst, Tudur Jones & Vice-Chairman Graham Jones. #Druids #Academy
TNS show their class over Christmas
The New Saints 7-0 Cefn Druids Attendance: 281 Referee: Iwan Griffith The champions sealed a top six place after they thrashed Cefn Druids at Park Hall. Ryan Brobbel's opener ten minutes into the game set the tone for the afternoon, the midfielder beating a couple of defenders before his shot went in via a deflection. Striker Kurtis Byrne then added a second on 18', latching onto a Simon Spender pass before slotting home. Jamie Mullan sprang the offside trap to make it three
The Call goes out: "BACK THE BOYS"
Druids delivered the best possible gift for fans before christmas with an away win at Aberystwyth over Nev Powell's men. The Ancients head into their last 4 games of Phase One and its a tough test with TNS twice followed by Barry Town and Newtown. The confidence of the team is high and they will be heading into those games expecting points - That is why we need your help, the atmosphere created away at Park Av boosted the side to victory and we need to keep that momentum goin
MUDIMU WINS AWARD
Druids' own Alec Mudimu has claimed the coveted prize of Zimbabwe Young Achievers 'Sports Personality of the Year'. ZYA was created to celebrate the talent Zimbabweans are demonstrating here in the UK. At an awards evening in Coventry Alec was awarded his prize, he later thank everyone who voted for him he said: "I want to thank everyone who took time out to vote and support me, this is amazing! It's not all been rainbows and flowers, my close people will know the hard work t