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Jan 19th 2002 at 14:30 Treflan Attendance 221
Total Network Solutions
2 - 0
Afan Lido
Match report WELSH PREMIER
SECOND HALF DISPLAY GAINS POINTS

A SECOND-half onslaught by Total Network Solutions keeps their lead intact despite a brave display by Lido keeper Brian Thomas.
A first-half midfield stalemate was enlivened by Andy Pearson bringing Saints keeper Gerard Doherty into action after 26 minutes, and three minutes later Lido keeper Brian Thomas denied the Saints' Chris Edge.
Thomas collected the ball at a determined second attempt after it had been deflected by a Lido defender.
Thomas again reacted quickly on the half hour when he dived at full stretch to save from TNS top scorer John Toner.
And then, just as deadlock seemed to have settled in, the Saints broke the spell.
John Leah took the ball to the goalline and laid it in for Nicky Ward to sidefoot it in through a thicket of legs with keeper Thomas spotting it too late.
Toner turned Thomas almost straight from the resumption but the keeper finger-tipped the ball over.
Minutes later Toner outpaced a defender but with Thomas coming off his line in an attempt to close him down. Toner shot fractionally wide.
Thomas turned away a fierce drive by Leah on the hour and again excelled when he faced a free kick by Timmy Edwards, back from a spell on loan from Colwyn Bay.
The keeper dived courageously at Edwards's feet on the hour.
The Saints' onslaught paid off after 78 minutes when Ward tapped in a diagonal ball from Ricky Evans who later lifted the ball into the arms of the keeper.
Referee: P Thomas

Goalscorers
Nicky Ward (41)
Nicky Ward (75)
None
Starting line-ups
Gerard Doherty
Derek Ward
Robbie Wood
Tommy Holmes
Steve Evans
Tim Alexander
Chris Edge
John Leah
Ricky Evans
Nicky Ward
John Toner
Thomas
Shrimpton
Chandler
P Evans
Holmes
Rickard
Pitman
Pridham
Pearson
O'Leary
Hurley
Substitutes
Justin Perry
Jodie Jenkins
Gary Powell
Jones -> Shrimpton (61)
C Evans -> O'Leary (88)
Substitutions
Justin Perry -> John Toner (73)
Gary Powell -> Ricky Evans (90)
Jones
C Evans
Patton
Yellows
Tommy Holmes (36)
Ricky Evans (75)
Pridham (71)
Reds
None None
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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.