After Neath’s spectacular 8-try 59-14 demolition of Cross Keys, things are as tight as can be at the top – and a win for Neath next Saturday will propel them into first place.
Newport remain top after dismissing Swansea 28-10. Rhys Jenkins, Chay Smith, Llywarch ap Myrddin and Matty O’Brien got tries, Arwel Robson converting four, for the Rodney Paraders. Scrapping Swansea’s sole try came from Paul John, Laurence Howley (Ed’s brother) converted and Josh Martin kicked a penalty.
Despite having flanker Tom Morgan red-carded again, Bridgend condemned Cardiff to a remarkable fifth consecutive defeat 33-26 at the Brewery Field. Home tries were scored by Eddie Drake, Connor Tantum, Matthew Powell, Tom O’Flaherty and Jamie Murphy who converted four. Cameron Gibbon, Will Rees-Hole, Harry Millard and Rhys Carre got tries for Cardiff, Jarrod Evans converting three.
On Sunday, Llanell swamped Bargoed 52-7 with tries Tom Rogers (2), Jack Condy (2), Kalum Evans, Steffan Hughes, Tom Williams, Lloyd Pike and six conversions by Ioan Hughes to a Bryce Morgan try converted by James Hallett. The table now reads :-
|Saturday, April 15||Neath v Bargoed|
|Saturday, April 22||Bargoed v Newport|
|Saturday, April 29||Bargoed v Bridgend|
|Cross Keys v Cardiff|
|Newport v Llanelli|
|Swansea v Neath|
|Friday, May 5||Neath v Bridgend|
|Saturday, May 6||Bargoed v Cardiff|
|Newport v Cross Keys|
|Saturday, May 13||Play Offs : 1 v 4, 2 v 3|
|Saturday, May 20||Play Off Final|