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|Number of teams||16|
|Level on pyramid||2|
|Promotion to||Welsh Premier League|
|Relegation to|| Welsh National League (Wrexham Area) |
Welsh Alliance League
Mid Wales League
|Domestic cup(s)|| Welsh Cup |
Cymru Alliance League Cup
|Last champions||Airbus UK Broughton (2nd title)|
|Most championships||Caernarfon Town (3 titles)|
The Cymru Alliance League (known for sponsorship reasons as Huws Gray Alliance) was a football league in north and central Wales which formed the second level of the Welsh football league system. From the 2019/20 season onwards, it was replaced by the Cymru North.
If the team which finished top of the league held a Domestic Licence, it could apply for promotion to the Welsh Premier League and was replaced by one of the bottom two teams in the Welsh Premier League.
If the league champions did not hold a Domestic Licence, then the team which finished second, if in possession of a Domestic Licence, could be promoted instead. The most successful club in the league was Caernarfon Town with three titles.
The Cymru Alliance also operated the Cymru Alliance League Cup, a knock out competition contested by members of the league
The teams also participated in Welsh Cup, the main Cup competition in Wales.
|Team||Location||Ground||Position in 2017-18|
|Airbus UK Broughton||Broughton||The Airfield||3rd|
|Bangor City||Bangor||Nantporth||2nd in Welsh Premier League|
|Buckley Town||Buckley||Globe Way||1st in Welsh National League (Wrexham Area) Premier Division|
|Conwy Borough||Conwy||Y Morfa Stadium||1st in Welsh Alliance League Division 1|
|Denbigh Town||Denbigh||Central Park||2nd|
|Flint Town United||Flint||Cae-y-Castell||11th|
|Gresford Athletic||Gresford||Clappers Lane||8th|
|Guilsfield||Guilsfield||Guilsfield Community Centre||4th|
|Holyhead Hotspur||Holyhead||The New Oval||12th|
|Holywell Town||Holywell||Halkyn Road||5th|
|Llanrhaeadr YM||Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant||The Recreation Field||1st in Mid Wales Football League Division 1|
|Prestatyn Town||Prestatyn||Bastion Road||12th in Welsh Premier League|
|Ruthin Town||Ruthin||Memorial Playing Fields||10th|
|Flint Town United||Caersws|
|Oswestry Town||Welshpool Town|
|Caernarfon Town||Llangefni Town|
|Welshpool Town||Llangefni Town|
|Airbus UK Broughton||Buckley Town|
|Llangefni Town||Bala Town|
|Prestatyn Town||Bala Town|
|Bala Town||Holyhead Hotspur|
|Llangefni Town||Flint Town United|
|Gap Connah's Quay||Rhyl|
|Gap Connah's Quay||Rhyl|
|Cefn Druids||Conwy Borough|
|Caernarfon Town||Cefn Druids|
|Prestatyn Town||Caernarfon Town|
|Caernarfon Town||Denbigh Town|
|Airbus UK Broughton||Flint Town United|
|Caernarfon Town||3||2||2001, 2016, 2018|
|Llangefni Town||2||2||2007, 2010|
|Cefn Druids||2||1||1999, 2014|
|Airbus UK Broughton||2||–||2004, 2019|
|Gap Connah's Quay||2||–||2011, 2012|
|Oswestry Town||2||–||1996, 2000|
|Prestatyn Town||2||–||2008, 2017|
|Flint Town United||1||2||1991|
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