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West Wales Cup: Dafen see off Burry Port

THE Llanelli derby in the West Wales Cup went they way of Dafen Welfare who beat Burry Port 5-2 on Saturday (Nov 5).

The West Wales Premier League side went into the game on the back of a draw and a loss in the West Wales League Cup while opponents Burry Port had suffered just one defeat in their previous five matches.

The home side were clearly up for the match as in just the third minute Josh Element scored to put the Carmarthenshire Premier Division side ahead.

And just four minutes later it was 2-0 as Jamie Fleming found the back of the net.

Dafen looked to get back into the game and they did just that in the 16th minute as Rory Johns scored to make it 2-1. He then scored his and Dafen’s second with half an hour gone to level the game at 2-2.

With three minutes to go until half time the West Wales Premier side took the lead through Lennon Evans.

In the second half, Burry Port looked for a way back into the game but were unable to add to their tally.

Dafen brought on former Ammanford player Craig Frater in the 70th minute and in the 75th he scored to make it 2-4 to all but seal the win.

With eight minutes to go, Dafen’s passage into the third round was secure as Frater scored his second goal of the game to make it 2-5.