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Dec 17th 2005 at 14:00 Stebonheath Park Attendance 375
Llanelli AFC
0 - 2
The New Saints
Match report WELSH PREMIER

Steven Beck beats Duncan Roberts for the Saints' second goal.
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Ruthless Saints put Reds in their place

AS Ken McKenna knows only too well, professional status is no automatic passport to success in the Welsh Premier.
His TNS players exposed just how far new full-timers Llanelli have yet to travel with a ruthlessly efficient performance that simply overpowered the Reds.
The game was virtually over as a contest after a double strike within three minutes that left the home side reeling.
Nicky Ward led the charge, heading in at the far post past keeper Duncan Roberts from Steven Beck's right wing cross after just 15 minutes.
Two minutes later, the effective Ward turned provider, heading across goal a Martyn Naylor cross for Beck to convert.
Both sides had chances to take the lead in a lively opening period. Beck fired wide from a Marc Lloyd Williams lay-off with the goal at his mercy, before Kris Thomas's deflected volley brought a superb stop from Gerard Doherty.
It was just about Llanelli's last chance of the game as the Saints put up the shutters and the home side were restricted to long range efforts.
It wasn't pretty, particularly in a scrappy second half that was marred by two dismissals.
Jacob Mingorance got his marching orders in the 48th minute for a second yellow after a late challenge on Naylor, while John Leah was astonished to be red-carded by referee Kerry Morgan after being the victim of a bad tackle.
The official claimed Leah had stamped on his opponent, but S4C's video evidence suggested the official had made a blunder.
Llanelli coach Peter Nicholas was fulsome in his praise. "I expect TNS to win the league comfortably, they are as dominant at the moment as Barry Town once were," he said.
Referee: K Morgan

Goalscorers
None Nicky Ward (15)
Steven Beck (17)
Starting line-ups
Duncan Roberts
Dyfan Pierce
Kris Thomas
Jamie Rewberry
Stuart Jones
Lee Phillips
Ivan Nofuentes
Syewart Edwards
Antonio Corbisiero
Jacob Mingorance
Craig Williams
Gerard Doherty
Martyn Naylor
Chris King
Steve Evans
Tommy Holmes
Scott Ruscoe
Steven Beck
John Leah
Nicky Ward
Marc Lloyd Williams
Jamie Wood
Substitutes
Kirk Huggins
John Phillips
Danny Jones
Craig Connor
Michael Jackson
Michael Wilde
John Toner
Substitutions
John Phillips -> Ivan Nofuentes (63)
Kirk Huggins -> Jamie Rewberry (69)
Michael Wilde -> Marc Lloyd Williams (71)
Michael Jackson -> Nicky Ward (89)
John Toner -> Jamie Wood (90)
Yellows
Jacob Mongorance (11) Scott Ruscoe (47)
Marc Lloyd Williams (71)
Reds
Jacob Mongorance (49) John Leah (60)
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The New Saints played as Total Network Solutions from 1997 to end of season 2005/6.
NEWI Cefn Druids played as Flexsys Cefn Druids prior to 2003/4.
Port Talbot Town played as Port Talbot Athletic prior to 2001/2.
Total Network Solutions played as Llansantffraid FC prior to 1997/8.
Match-by-match player stats for season 1993/4 are largely unavailable.