HOW important will Ruthin's thumping win over Mold Seconds turn out to be come the end of the season?

It was a key contest in the battle against relegation from Division Two of the North Wales League.

Ruthin were in the bottom-two ahead of their trip to relegation rivals Mold, but a terrific display saw the visitors win by 101 runs to move up to ninth in the standings.

Matthew Duckworth was left on 99 not out as Ruthin set 229 for three (Jac Evans 52).

Despite a knock of 40 from Gareth Davies, Mold were then all out for 128 (Osian Roberts 3-43, Jac Evans 2-9, Josh Duckworth 2-28).