HAVERFORDWEST County AFC returns welcome to the JD Cymru Premier this Saturday (March 6th) as they begin their remaining Phase 1 games at home at Cardiff Met University.

The Bluebirds will then travel to Aberystwyth Town next Tuesday, March 9th, before hosting the New Saints on March 13th, Connah’s Quay Nomads on March 20th, Newtown on March 27th, and finally to April 2nd Penybont.

Wayne Jones’ team were seventh in the table on December 22 when the season was suspended. Haverfordwest has played 16 games so far this season with five wins and five draws.

The league is traditionally divided into a championship conference and a play-off conference after 22 games. The aim is to conclude the Cymru Premier season under elite status with a proposed game calendar from March 2nd to May 31st.

The FAW hopes to host the Welsh Cup between April 20 and June 5 with just 44 teams from levels one and two, and also to complete the Nathaniel MG Cup and the Women’s Premier League Cup.

“Following the National Sports Group’s announcement that the JD Cymru Premier and Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League’s ‘elite status’ has been restored to Alert Level 4, the FAW is pleased to announce the rescheduled schedule,” one said Declaration by the Cymru Leagues.

“The first meeting after returning, the AFC hosts from Newtown, Penybont, will be seen live on Facebook on Tuesday, March 2nd via Sgorio’s platforms, while Bala Town will kick off on March 6th with a kick-off at 17 Clock against The New Saints on Sgorio.

“There will be a number of games on Saturday March 6th. According to the new calendar, the clubs will play their last six games of the first phase, which will now be completed on April 4th.”

This weekend’s games are: March 6th: Kick-off 2:30 p.m., unless otherwise stated: Caernarfon Town FC v Aberystwyth Town FC; Cefn Druids FC v Barry Town United AFC; Connah’s Quay Nomads FC v Newtown AFC; Haverfordwest County FC v Cardiff Met University FC; Flint Town United FC v Penybont FC; The New Saints FC v Bala Town FC (5pm) .F

Meanwhile, the FAW’s National Leagues Board has confirmed that JD Cymru Premier Clubs will be allowed to make five substitutions in games under the Laws of the Game under the Laws of the Game until the end of the 2020-21 top season.

FIFA expanded the application of the rule, first introduced after the COVID-19 outbreak, citing “Player Welfare” as the reason for the temporary amendment to Law 3 of the Laws of the Game.