TEAM NEWS & SUPPORTERS’ INFORMATION
NEATH v NARBERTH (AWAY) – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13th, 2021
The WRU Championship kicks off on Saturday with Neath needing to step up having been set a difficult task with a visit Narberth (kick off 2.30pm).
Neath make wholesale changes from the side which started last week’s non-league game at Mountain Ash which the Blacks were lucky to win 21-20.
Ten changes make for a much more familiar-looking side in which Iestyn Morgan continues at full back with Aaron Grabham and James Roberts on the wings. Captain Ryan Evans and Ben Atkins team up at centre while Steff Williams and Nicky Griffiths are the halves.
Up front, Jack Powell, Chris Morris and Tim Ryan form the front row with Sam Langford and Jon Barley in the engine-house while Alun Jones, David Griggs and Owain Morgan are re-united in the back row.
Gareth Lloyd, Sion Crocker Jacob Blackmore, Macauley Griffiths and Jon Bayliss are named to provide impact from the replacements’ bench.
Neath v Narberth (Away)
15 Iestyn Morgan; 14 Aaron Grabham, 13 Ryan Evans (captain), 12 Ben Atkins, 11 James Roberts; 10 Steff Williams, 9 Nicky Griffiths; 1 Jack Powell, 2 Chris Morris, 3 Tim Ryan; 4 Sam Langford, 5 Jon Barley; 6 Alun Jones, 8 David Griggs, 7 Owain Morgan
Replacements :- 16 Sion Crocker, 17 Gareth Lloyd, 18 Jacob Blackmore, 19 Macauley Griffiths, 20 Jon Bayliss
Referee – Mr. Lloyd Hughes (Port Talbot)
NEATH RFC – FORTHCOMING FIXTURES
Fri. November 19th Glais (Anniversary) Home K.O. 7.15pm
Sat. November 27th Pontypool Home K.O. 2.30pm