DEFENDING Mawddach Challenge Cup holders Llandudno Albion advanced to the third round with a resounding 4-1 home win over St Asaph City.

After a cagey first half that saw both sides waste chances, the hosts got a crucial breakthrough on 44 minutes when the in-form Danial Evans rounded the keeper and slotted into an empty net after tremendous link-up play with Ricky Jones.

Following the break saw the Saints present a golden opportunity to their opponents in the form of a penalty on 55 minutes, and Adam Hold held his nerve to slot in the spot kick and double their advantage.

Things went from bad-to-worse for the away side soon after when a sensational through ball from Dan Roberts saw Luke Fountain add his name to the scoresheet, but City did manage to notch themselves a consolation which came courtesy of Alan Parsonage with 82 on the clock.

That was as good as it got for the visitors, who suffered another defensive lapse on 86 minutes that resulted in Hold netting his second of the tie to round off the scoring.

Llanrwst United were unable to derail Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Division One leaders Bodedern Athletic in a 3-0 home loss.

Things did not begin well for the Rwsters as they fell behind on 15 minutes courtesy of an Aden Clarke strike, and further efforts after the break from James McMinimee and Ricky Jones rounded off the scoring.

Bottom side Llandudno Junction were undone by a Shaun Beck hat-trick in their heavy 4-1 loss to in-form Greenfield.