Match Report to follow…..
Aaron Bramwell again leads the NEATH team which takes on CARDIFF at THE GNOLL on FRIDAY evening (kick off 7.30pm).
Neath make six changes to the match-day squad from that which stunned many by overcoming Bargoed 30-12 last week. Among those missing are Keiran Williams and Tyla Murvei who is unavailable.
Winger Alec Jenkins is fit again to resume on the bench while Nathan Griffiths (Treorchy), Tom Slater (Narberth), Steff Bond (Skewen), Kieran Griffiths (Maesteg Quins) and Joe Grabham (Bridgend Athletic) come in.
Neath coaches Simon King, Paul Williams and Paul James united in saying, “After last week’s stirring performance, we will be seeking more of the same against Cardiff who have been going well. Support for the squad has been coming in strong all week from all directions and the passionate Gnoll crowd will demonstrate their thanks and support again tomorrow night. Expect another fully-committed display from a side who will give it everything and wear the Neath jersey with pride.”
The squad is :-
Neath v Cardiff (Home)
15 Callum Hall ; 14 James Roberts, 13 Regan King, 12 Aaron Bramwell (captain), 11 Ian Ellis; 10 Gavin Evans, 9 Tom Briggs; 1 Ben Uphill, 2 Garin Lloyd, 3 Tom Slater; 4 Lee Evans, 5 Rhys Morgan; 6 Elis Hopkins, 8 Leon Ward, 7 Ceri White
Replacements: 16 Steff Bond, 17 Sion Crocker, 18 Kieran Griffiths, 19 Adam Harris, 20 Iwan Davies, 21 Joe Grabham. 22 Nathan Griffiths, 23 Alec Jenkins
Neath Rugby hospitality will continue on Friday, 23rd November for the Cardiff fixture at the Gnoll. The pre-match hospitality will start at 5:30pm with a two course meal and a post meal Q&A.
This is a great opportunity to try the Neath Rugby hospitality experience which will be in place for every home league game. Recent hospitality events have been very successful and arrangements are being made to ensure that this experience continues for all home games. Details of the different hospitality packages for league fixtures can be found here: http://www.neathrugby.wales/hospitality-2018-19/
Matchday hospitality is open to both Neath and Cardiff supporters.
Having enjoyed a delicious two course meal, supporters will have the opportunity to enjoy and participate in a Q&A as detailed below:
Guest Q&A speaker for Friday’s hospitality (Neath v Cardiff) is Allan Bateman, Dual Code former Wales, British Lion, and Wales / Great Britain International, accompanied by close friend and Dual Code International Kevin Ellis.
Entry to hospitality is £10.00 and match entry is £10. The hospitality suite overlooks the pitch so for those of you who wish to watch the whole game from the best view in the Gnoll, you are more than welcome to stay inside…
* Those without a season ticket using the HOSPITALITY PACKAGE will be required to purchase a match day ticket to watch the game on the day.Entry to hospitality is £10.00 and match entry is £10. The hospitality suite overlooks the pitch so for those of you who wish to watch the whole game from the best view in the Gnoll, you are more than welcome to stay inside…
The on field action will then kick off at 7:30pm, as both Neath and Cardiff will be looking to be competitive in their respective Premiership league campaigns.
It is expected that we will have a big take up for this fixture so please book early by ringing the clubhouse on 01639 643328 or ringing Keith directly on 07741 999220 or Gerald on 07873787414.
Please could HOSPITALITY PACKAGE holders please contact either Keith or Gerald to confirm if you are attending to allow us to plan catering requirements.
|23rd November 2018||7:30 pm||Principality Premiership||2018-19|