Cardiff – Neath team news

Cardiff will be looking to finish the home league season with a flourish as they take on Neath at the Arms Park in the last home game for 2018/19.

Having gained a bonus point in the last game against Ebbw Vale the Blue & Blacks will be looking to keep the pressure on at the top of the table. Speaking of the Ebbw Vale game, Head Coach Steve Law said “it was a very good performance on Saturday and some very good team tries. We want to finish in the best possible position in the league this season and to do that we will need to perform to Saturday’s standard once again.”

There are not too many changes in the backs from the side that started the game on Saturday where Morgan Griffiths replaces Dan Fish. Up front there are 4 changes. Kieron Brown and Ian Jenkins start in the front row, Kieran Martin and James Murphy the changes in the second row.

On the bench Will Rees-Hole will be looking to make an appearance which will bring up his 100th game for the Blue & Blacks.

 

15 Edd Howley

14 Mathew Powell

13 Joe Gatt

12 Steffan Jones

11 Morgan Griffiths

10 Gareth Thompson

9 Martin Roberts

 

1 Kieron Brown

2 Ian Jenkins

3 Will Davies-King

4 James Murphy

5 Kieran Martin

6 Tom Daley

7 Zach O’Driscoll

8 Aled Cockwell

 

16 Thomas Davies

17 Zac Hewlett

18 Peter Lloyd

19 Sam Pailor

20 Owen Jones

21 Aeron Bidgood

22 Llywarch Ap Myrddin

23 Will Rees-Hole

TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3