Earlier today, the WPL First Instance Body met in Cardiff to assess the applications for the Domestic Tier 1 and UEFA Licences.

Bala Town are delighted to announce that they have been awarded the Tier 1 and UEFA licences for the 2019/20 season by the panel for a 6th successive year at the first attempt.

Congratulations to Ruth and to everyone involved that has helped us in obtaining the licences.

Here is the confirmation by the FAW:

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

FAW Tier 1 Licence and UEFA Licence for 2019/20 Season (10 clubs)

  • Aberystwyth Town
  • Bala Town
  • Barry Town United
  • Cardiff Met
  • Carmarthen Town
  • Cefn Druids
  • Connah’s Quay Nomads
  • Llandudno
  • Newtown
  • The New Saints

FAW Tier 1 Licence for 2019/20 Season (6 clubs)

  • Airbus UK Broughton
  • Caernarfon Town
  • Flint Town United
  • Haverfordwest County
  • Penybont
  • Rhyl

Refused FAW Tier 1 Licence for 2019/20 Season (1 club)

  • Llanelli Town

Withdrawn Applications (7 clubs)

  • Bangor City
  • Briton Ferry Llansawel
  • Buckley Town
  • Cambrian & Clydach Vale BGC
  • Hollywell Town
  • Porthmadog
  • Prestatyn Town

The Panel extended its congratulations to those clubs successful in attaining Tier 1 and UEFA licences.

Those clubs who have been refused a Licence by the First Instance Body, have ten days in which to submit an appeal. Should an application of appeal be received by the FAW, an Appeals Body will meet in Cardiff on Thursday, 18 April 2019.