FAW Tier two league formed in 1990
Last season 2019


TIER 2


he FAW Tier 2 First Instance Body met today (8 May 2019) in Cardiff to consider the Tier 2 Certification Applications for the 2019/20 season.

The Panel assessed 47 applicants for the Tier 2 Certification and clubs were assessed against a number of infrastructure and personnel criteria. 

FAW Tier 2 Certification is a mandatory requirement for clubs to participate at Tier 2 of the Welsh Football Pyramid for the 2019/20 season.

Following today’s meeting, the independent First Instance Body decided on the following:

FAW TIER 2 CERTIFIED CLUBS 2019/20

Huws Gray Alliance League (16):

  • Airbus UK Broughton – promoted to JD Welsh Premier League
  • Bangor City
  • Buckley Town
  • Conwy Borough
  • Denbigh Town
  • Flint Town United
  • Gresford Athletic
  • Guilsfield
  • Holyhead Hotspur
  • Holywell Town
  • Llanrhaeader – certified at Llansantffraid FC
  • Penrhyncoch
  • Porthmadog
  • Prestatyn Town
  • Rhyl
  • Ruthin Town

Welsh Football League – Division 1 (14):

  • Afan Lido
  • Ammanford Town
  • Briton Ferry
  • Cambrian & Clydach
  • Cwmamman United
  • Cwmbran Celtic
  • Goytre United
  • Haverfordwest County
  • Llantwit Major
  • Penybont – promoted to JD Welsh Premier League
  • Pontypridd Town – certified at Aberdare Town FC
  • Taffs Well
  • Ton Pentre
  • Undy Athletic

Welsh Alliance League (1):

  • Llangefni Town

Welsh National League (2):

  • Brickfield Rangers
  • Corwen

Mid Wales League (3):

  • Berriew
  • Caersws
  • Llanfair United

Welsh Football League – Division 2 (4):

  • Caldicot Town
  • Caerau Ely
  • Pontardawe Town
  • Swansea University

In addition, Colwyn Bay, Llandudno and Llanelli Townall meet the FAW Tier 2 Certification Criteria which takes the total number of successful clubs to 43.

Of the remaining applications, the following clubs were not granted Tier 2 Certification for the 2019 / 20 season:

Welsh Football League – Division 1 (2):

  • Goytre FC
  • Port Talbot Town

Welsh Football League – Division 2 (4):

  • Abergavenny Town
  • Croesyceiliog
  • Risca United
  • STM Sports

Welsh National League (1):

  • Brymbo

All clubs have the right of appeal, in accordance with FAW Rule 43.2.3.