A maximum haul of points against Llanboidy this weekend will virtually wrap up the Costcutter League Division One title for St Dogmaels despite the north Pembrokeshire villagers being held to a 1-1 draw by second in the table Crannog at the Urdd Centre on Saturday.

Saints were below par in the top of the table clash with the coastal villagers who were without six regulars but turned in a solid team performance and led until the final quarter.

After stuttering during the opening 45 minutes the leaders got their act together after the interval and will obviously be intent on further improvement in tonight’s (Tuesday) Easter Monday League Cup semi-final against Llandysul at Parc Emlyn.

Midfielder Brynley Morris fired Crannog ahead midway through the first half and Saints drew level in the 76th minute when Rhys Jones netted with a free kick.

Four days earlier Saints reached the final of the J Emrys Morgan Cup to be played on Friday, April 19 (Good Friday) at a venue to be arranged, after emerging 5-4 winners on penalties against full-of-fight Lampeter Town under the Parc Emlyn lights.

Full credit should be given to Town who were reduced to nine men after two players were given their marching honours for second bookable offences – the nine remaining players battled for everything in forcing a penalty shootout.

Saints goalkeeper Carl Woodhouse, standing in for the unavailable Casey Walters, was a hero for Saints when saving the fourth Town penalty while the Greens netted all five spot-kicks via Michael Diggle, Peter Almond, Rhys Jones, Louis Harding and Adam Williams.

As it stands the Teifi Estuary villagers are due to meet JT Hughes Montgomeryshire Amateur League third-placed Bishops Castle, who are based a mile from the Welsh border in Shropshire.

Castle notched a 3-1 win over Cambrian Tyres Aberystwyth League leaders Penparcau at Caersws, but the Central Wales FA is investigating a complaint that Castle played an ineligible senior player in the tie, and if it is proved they will be thrown out and Penparcau go through to the final.

In midweek Crannog reached the Easter Monday final after coming out on top 3-2 against a battling Felinfach outfit at North Road in Lampeter.

The goal heroes for the Llangrannog side were George Colven, Brynley Morris and Huw Owen.

Back on the league front Cardigan Town recovered from a defeat at Llandysul the previous Saturday with a most encouraging showing in springing a 2-0 win over Lampeter Town at King George V Playing Field.

The homesters, who controlled the contest for lengthy periods, were gifted the lead before the break when a Lampeter defender put through his own goal and during the second period Steff Davies crossed for Owen Williams to finish clinically.