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Neath RFC

Neath have an additional game coming up next – on Thursday, November 4th (kick off 7.15pm) when the Blacks visit Mountain Ash RFC.

The “Old Firm” as Mountain Ash are known will then visit The Gnoll with a reciprocal fixture arranged for Friday, March 18th, 2022 – the eve of the Wales-Italy match.

Neath and Mountain Ash played each other fairly regularly from 1893/94 until just after the First World War and Neath visited  to help them celebrate their centenary in 1974/75.

Mountain Ash players to turn out for Neath include Les Manfield and John Thorley (who went north) and more recently Will Holley, Callum Hall and Jordan Coxley.

The Division 1 East side have qualified from their group in the WRU Plate and will be a real challenge for the Blacks.