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May 1st 2004 at 14:30 Maesydre Attendance 321
Welshpool Town
0 - 5
The New Saints
Match report WELSH PREMIER

Celebration time for Steve Evans after completing his hat-trick.
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HOLLOW VICTORY AS RHYL CROWNED CHAMPIONS

SAINTS easily won the local derby against a Welshpool side who were disorganised at the back and offered little attacking threat.
But the win capped a season of disappointment in the league, as rivals Rhyl got the win they needed to lift the Welsh Premier crown.
TNS had this game in the bag within the first eight minutes. A flurry of attacks produced a goal for John Toner when he raced on to a through ball from Steven Beck, found himself in the clear, and lobbed keeper Steve Goodwin from the edge of the box.
Two minutes later, Steve Evans rose to bullet a header past Goodwin from Martyn Naylor's left-wing corner.
The outstanding Evans made it three on 19 minutes, this time from an inch-perfect Naylor free kick.
And Naylor was in the action again on the stroke of half-time, after being denied a clear-cut penalty when brought down by Sion Meredith.
He sent a free kick to the far post where Chris Taylor headed back across goal and Michael Wilde was first to a bouncing ball to head his 18th Welsh Premier goal of the season.
It was more of the same in the second half, with Goodwin's goal leading a charmed life from TNS strikes and his own defenders' saving clearances.
He also pulled out a good save to keep out substitute David Bridgwater's 25-yarder before Evans got his head on the end of yet another Naylor free kick to claim his hat-trick.
Geraint Windsor saved a certain goal when he cleared off the line with Goodwin beaten, but the final scoreline was of little consequence as news filtered through that Andy Moran had grabbed a late second goal at Porthmadog to end Saints' faint hopes.
Referee: S C Hames

Goalscorers
None John Toner (6)
Steve Evans (8)
Steve Evans (19)
Michael Wilde (45)
Steve Evans (83)
Starting line-ups
Steve Goodwin
Sion Meredith
Mark Thomas
Gareth Barton
Peter Wilding
Geraint Windsor
Mark Roberts
Garry Evans
Steve Rogers
Neil McCann
Christian Courtney
Richard Acton
Martyn Naylor
Steve Evans
Tommy Holmes
Chris Taylor
Scott Ruscoe
Steven Beck
Barry Hogan
Michael Wilde
John Toner
Jamie Wood
Substitutes
Chris Roberts
Craig Wilkinson
Shane Kirkham
David Bowen
Rob Bloor
Carl Rodgers
David Bridgwater
Jon Beckett
Rowan Ardill
Justin Perry
Substitutions
Craig Wilkinson -> Mark Thomas (57)
Chris Roberts -> Neil McCann (64)
David Bridgwater -> Scott Ruscoe (62)
Justin Perry -> Michael Wilde (69)
Carl Rodgers -> Barry Hogan (74)
Yellows
Mark Roberts (58) None
Reds
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.