Llandudno and Colwyn Bay to lock horns in derby in Cymru North

LLANDUDNO host Colwyn Bay in the Cymru North’s big derby game at the OPS Wind Arena on Friday (March 11) evening (kick-off 7.30pm)

Bay will be up against the team in second spot following last Saturday’s home game against league leaders Airbus UK Broughton.

The Wingmakers were 3-0 winners at the Four Crosses Arena courtesy of goals from Beau Cornish and two from Jake Eye, including a penalty.

Bay were weakened by a number of injuries and manager Steve Evans had to include himself in Bay’s starting line-up.

Airbus UK remain three points ahead of Llandudno, who won 4-1 at Llanidloes through goals from Danny Brookwell, Lee Thomas and two from Shaun Cavanagh.

Sean Eardley’s side won 2-1 in front of a crowd of more than 1,000 at the Four Crosses Arena in October.

James Kirby had given the Bay a first half lead with a superb volley but second half goals from former Seagulls players Gaz Evans and Marc Williams secured Llandudno the win.

Bay won the last time the sides met at Maesdu Park, a 3-2 win in December 2019 during the season which was curtailed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Meanwhile, Colwyn Bay will face Cymru Premier leaders The New Saints in the JD Welsh Cup semi-final at Rhyl’s Belle Vue on Sunday, March 20 with kick-off at 2.15pm.

Admission is pay on the day on the turnstiles and the game will also be broadcast live on S4C and online.

North Wales Pioneer | Llandudno