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Neath RFC

Neath visit Pontypool on Saturday (kick off 2.30pm) still searching for a first league win.

The starting line-up shows several squad changes from that which started at home to Bridgend last week.

Full back Lewis Evans, wing Louis Rees and centre Sion Wilcox return behind with Kristian Jones switching back to outside-half partnered by Gruff Williams. Up front, Sion Crocker is back at hooker with Ben Williams coming in at flanker.

Neath v Pontypool (Away)

15 Lewis Evans; 14 Louis Rees, 13 Ryan Evans (captain), 12 Sean Wilcox, 11 Ryan Griffiths; 10 Kristian Jones; 9 Gruff Williams; 1 Jack Powell, 2 Sion Crocker, 3 Tim Ryan; 4 Jacob Blackmore, 5 Cai Arnold; 6 Morgan Kneath, 8 David Griggs, 7 Ben Williams

Replacements: 16 Josh Clark, 17 Gareth Lloyd, 18 Tarik Dabeh, 19 Ioan Jones, 20  Dyfan Ceredig, 21 Chris Morgans, 22 Steff Williams, 23 Kieran Charles

Referee – Mr. Steff Edwards (Abercrave)

Forthcoming Fixtures

Sat.   Dec.    2     Newport                                        Away          2.30pm

Sat.   Dec.    9     TBC                                                                2.30pm

Sat.   Dec.  16     Swansea                                       Home          2.30pm

Sat.   Dec.  23                                                           Home          2.30pm

B.Day Dec.  26    Aberavon                                      Home          2.30pm

Sat.   Dec.  30     Carmarthen Quins                         Away          2.30pm