Women’s Tier 2 First Instance Body Decisions 2023

Denbigh football club lays starts work on laying a new playing surface ahead of the upcoming season.

The First Instance Body (FIB) met today (4 May) to assess and consider the Adran North & Adran South Licence applications.

Clubs are assessed on the following criteria: Sporting, Football Social Responsibility, Infrastructure, Personnel, Legal and Financial.

The Club Licensing system aims to assist the continual improvement and development of football clubs at the top level within Wales. Licensing is a transparent process that enables clubs to demonstrate to their stakeholders that they meet quality standards. 

Following today’s meeting, the independent FIB Panel has decided on the following: 

Granted Adran North Licence for 2023/24 Season (8 clubs) 

Airbus UK Broughton

CPDM Bangor 1876

Connah’s Quay Nomads

CPDM Y Felinheli


Llanfair United


CPD Y Rhyl

Granted Adran South Licence for 2023/24 Season (9 clubs) 

Caldicot Town

Cascade YC

Coed Duon

Cwmbran Celtic

Llanelli Town

Merthyr Town


Pontardawe Town

Swansea University

Refused Tier 2 Women’s Licence for 2023/24 Season (1 club) 

Tonyrefail Welfare

Withdrawn Application for Tier 2 Women’s Licence for 2023/24 Season (2 clubs) 


Pencoed Athletic

The FIB Panel extended its congratulations to those clubs successful in attaining the licences. 

Clubs who have been refused a Licence by the First Instance Body have ten days in which to submit an appeal.

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