And so it begins. The start of the treble was well and truly secured on Sunday as The New Saints overcame Bala Town to capture the Word Cup, the first trophy of the season.
Prior to the game it looked like it could be a tight affair as the lakesiders had been having a good season, but it wasn’t to be.
The Saints were always in control, and Bala only had Chris Mullock struggling once, when an Ian Sheridan header flew narrowly over the top of the cross bar.
From then on in it was all the Saints as they capitalised on some suspect defending to grab two goals before the break with Chris Seargeant and Scott Quigley.
The only real drama of the opening 45 minutes was when David Artell was chewing the linesman’s ear off for an apparent offside in the Seargeant goal.
Second half was much of the same as Bala couldn’t live with TNS, and Quigley grabbed a third goal.
A great day for the Saints and even better for Craig Harrison has he picked up his first League Cup.
In other news the Robins all but qualified for the top six with a last gasp winner against Connah’s Quay.
It was a nervy afternoon for the Robins but Tom Goodwin poked home late on to all but put is side in the top six.
Nothing less than a win for Carmarthen on Wednesday night at The Venue will be good enough to over ride Newtown.
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