WELSH PREMIER FOOTBALL

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PORT Talbot Town duo Rhys Griffiths and Lee Surman have signed for Aberystwyth Town.

The switch of marksman Griffiths, 35, means that the Black & Greens have the winners of nine Golden Boot awards in their ranks with Griffiths having picked-up seven and Chris Venables two.

Griffiths first joined Talbot after experience with Carmarthen Town and Haverfordwest County. He enjoyed a prolific season in 2005/6 with 28 league goals to win the Golden Boot award for the first time and selection for the Wales semi-professional squad. 

Soon afterwards he signed for Llanelli, where he broke the club's scoring record in his first season at Stebonheath Park to join the list of players who have scored 100 league goals.

Named in the Welsh Premier team of the season six years running between 2005 and 2011, when he was also voted player of the season by the league managers, Griffiths made a surprise return to the Steelmen in the summer of 2012 but his stay was brief before he signed for Plymouth Argyle at the beginning of August after a successful trial with the League Two outfit. 

Released by the Pilgrims in January 2013 he signed for Newport County and then returned to Talbot after being released by the Exiles in July 2013.

He has notched 262 goals from 331 (+37) appearances, second only to Marc Lloyd Williams on the Welsh Premier's all-time list.

Former Swansea City apprentice centre-back Surman was released from the Vetch Field and joined Talbot in February 2005. 

A Welsh Under-23 semi-professional international, he spent six seasons at the GenQuip Stadium before moving to Llanelli in June 2011. 

But, after 18 months at Stebonheath Park, he rejoined the Steelmen in January 2013 and has made 302 full WPL appearances, scoring nine goals.