MIDFIELDER Jay Owen has left the Hollingsworth Group Stadium to sign for Flintshire rivals Gap Connah's Quay.

The 25-year-old Caernarfon-born player started his career with Chester where he made seven Football League appearances and represented Wales at Under-17 level.

Owen moved to Barrow where he made 95 appearances in the Conference and was capped by the Wales Under-23 semi-pros.

He signed for the Wingmakers in August 2013 and made 58 Welsh Premier appearances plus six from the bench as well as starting both legs of the Europa League ties against Lokomotiva Zagreb last summer.