The fixture list is getting quite congested this year so NorthWales.com has filtered through the top stories for you in our weekly round-up.

There’s plenty of sport in North Wales to cover so let’s start with the football.

Football

Colwyn Bay FC look to have bounced back from an inconsistent run of results after a comprehensive drubbing of underdogs Amlwch Town this Tuesday.

The minnows were never expected to proceed through this round of the North Wales Coast Challenge Cup and so it proved thanks to four goals before the stroke of half-time. Ashley Seddon put the sheen on the scoreline before Ed Moss rounded off a memorable display.

Elsewhere, Conwy Borough were unfortunate to go down to 2-1 to giants TNS in a tie which all the way to extra time in the 3rd round of the Welsh Cup. Also, Bangor prevailed over local rivals Rhyl 2-1 to achieve a momentous and historic win in the same competition. Bangor will go on to face Airbus in the fourth round.

Rugby

In the Welsh Rugby League, today sees a battle between the student teams of Bangor and MMU Cheshire in which will be no doubt a thrilling clash. The Chester players will be expected to deliver away from home with plenty at stake.

Exciting news emerging from the national side as it’s revealed that the Under 20’s will be hosted at Parc Eirias in Colwyn Bay as they are pitted against plenty of teams throughout early 2014.

The Six Nations campaign kicks off for the youngsters with a bout against Italy on the 31st of January before the tricky task of felling France arrives on the 22nd of February before the round of fixtures come to a head with a match against Scotland on the 14th of March.

Other Sport

Cricket now and Colwyn Bay are set to host Glamorgan in 2014 but there is little indication of a one-dayer for the crowds to get excited about but instead will be a four day test.

The whole of North Wales is gearing up for 2014 and let’s hope it can be as superb as the show-stopping year it’s had already.

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