Caernarfon Town clinch promotion to Welsh Premier League

After a 10-year absence, Caernarfon Town will be returning to the Welsh Premier League. A 2-0 win away at Caersws confirmed that the Canaries will be playing in Wales’ top flight next season.

The lowest position that the Cofi’s can finish is second, with only Denbigh Town and Holywell Town being able to match or better their tally of 61 points; however neither side have applied for promotion, meaning Sean Eardley’s side are guaranteed to go up.

The Canaries have had a season to remember, scoring 91 goals to date in the league, 21 more than next best Holywell Town.

The Gwynedd side’s only defeat so far came in the second game of the season, at home to Holyhead Hotspur.

After finishing as runners up to Prestatyn Town last term, Sean Eardley’s men have gone one better this time round, winning 17 and drawing seven after the early defeat.

Caernarfon’s deadly trio of Jamie Breese, Nathan Craig and Darren Thomas have been in fine form this year, contributing to 54 of the Cofi’s 91 goals in the league.

The team who play their home games at The Oval can guarantee the league title with victory over relegation-threatened Llandudno Junction at on Wednesday.

Caernarfon’s final game of the season is away to eigth-placed Gresford Athletic on April 27.

(Featured image: Oval Ways)

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