2017/2018 Principality Premiership
Pontypridd 27 v 39 Bedwas
26 August 2017 - Sardis Road, Pontypridd

Match Preview

Bedwas name exciting blend of youth and experience

The wait is over, the new season starts on Saturday as Bedwas make the short journey to Sardis Road, Pontypridd. Bedwas Head Coach Ian Gardner names an exciting bend of experience and youngsters with four players making their debut in the starting fifteen. Steffan Jones (who leads the side), Ellis Shipp, Morgan Allen and Craig Hudd (twin brother of Nathan) being the four in question.

On the bench are three further potential debutants including the Dragons’ Tavis Knoyle who is returning after long term injury.

The full selection of twenty three is:

15. Aaron Bramwell, 14. Rory Budina, 13. Ross Wardle, 12. Adam Williams, 11. Mathew John, 10. Steffan Jones ©, 9. Tom Rowlands, 1. Dan Preece, 2. Ellis Shipp, 3. Rhys Hutcherson, 4. Robson Blake, 5. Craig Hudd, 6. Andrew Waite, 7. Nathan Hudd, 8. Morgan Allen.


16. Brynley Toms, 17. Mike Dacey, 18. Chris Budgen, 19. Taine Basham, 20. James Richards, 21. Tavis Knoyle, 22. Mike Callow, 23. Luke Crane