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Apr 30th 2006 at 14:30 Aberystwyth Attendance 358
Port Talbot Town
0 - 4
The New Saints
Match report CHALLENGE CUP / Final

Mike Wilde shares his delight at scoring with Nicky Ward and John Toner.
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Saints go Wilde for the double

MICHAEL Wilde scored a hat-trick and twice hit the woodwork as TNS overwhelmed the Steelmen to clinch the double.
The result was never in doubt from as early as the seventh minute, when Robert Cockings miskicked his attempted clearance to John Toner, who squared for Nicky Ward to score from eight yards.
Toner was also instrumental in the second after 16 minutes, ending his run down the right with a dink over the top of the Port Talbot defence for Wilde to lob into the top corner of Steffan Rogers' net.
The Steelmen were constantly on the back foot against a dominant Saints, although Chris Pridham went close with a curling shot, while Ward came close to extending the Saints' lead with a shot that was well saved.
Immediately on the restart, Wilde hit a post from Alfie Carter's pass. Talbot threatened briefly when Tom Hooper's snap shot fizzed past a post, but the third TNS goal arrived on the hour when Wilde headed in following a quickly taken free-kick by Ward and John Leah.
Denied his hat-trick by the cross bar following up a Rogers' parry from Leah's shot, Wilde found the net again nine minutes from time with a simple tap-in after Carter had beaten the markers down the left and crossed into the box.
Referee: Ray Ellingham

None Nicky Ward (7)
Michael Wilde (16)
Michael Wilde (61)
Michael Wilde (84)
Starting line-ups
Steffan Rogers
Robert Cockings
Leigh de Vulgt
Craig Hanford
Matthew Rees
Lee Surman
Chris Pridham
Gareth Phillips
Rhys Griffiths
Andrew Pearson
Tom Hooper
Gerard Doherty
Chris King
Steve Evans
Tommy Holmes
Michael Jackson
Barry Hogan
John Leah
Nicky Ward
Michael Wilde
John Toner
Alfie Carter
Martin Davies
Nicky Jones
Stephen Parry
Phil Baker
Mark Davies
Steven Beck
Scott Jones
Tyson Eyo
Nicky Jones -> Gareth Phillips (57)
Martin Davies -> Craig Hanford (61)
Stephen Parry -> Andrew Pearson (80)
Phil Baker -> Barry Hogan (71)
Mark Davies -> John Leah (81)
Scott Jones -> Steve Evans (85)
None None
None None
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Substitute minutes of 99 indicate actual times not known.
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.