Ebbw Vale
2017/2018 Principality Premiership
Ebbw Vale 33 v 17 Bedwas
23 December 2017 - Eugene Cross Park, Ebbw Vale

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League rugby resumes after three week hiatus

After a three week hiatus Bedwas head to North Gwent to take on Ebbw Vale RFC in the last game before the East and West conferences merge to form one league.

Head Coach Ian Gardner makes a number of changes from the side that played at Cardiff on 1st December.

Lewis Evans starts at full back with Ceri Young coming in on permit from Cardiff on the right wing. Connor Edwards comes in to the outside centre berth and Nicky Griffiths comes in at scrum half to lead the side.

Up front there is a start for young loose head prop Tom Devine with Dale Rogers and Jack Williams making up the front three. Ben Thompson and Craig Hudd keep their places in the second row with James Richards, David McGuigan and Robson Blake occupying the back row positions.

The twenty three on duty will be:

15. Lewis Evans, 14. Ceri Young, 13. Connor Edwards, 12. Mike Callow, 11. Oli Halford, 10. Steffan Jones, 9. Nicky Griffiths ©, 1. Tom Devine, 2. Dale Rogers, 3. Jack Williams, 4. Ben Thompson, 5. Craig Hudd, 6. James Richards, 7. David McGuigan, 8. Robson Blake.

16. Dan Preece, 17. Mike Dacey, 18. Rhys Hutcherson, 19. Geraint Edmunds, 20. Andrew Waite, 21. Tom Rowlands, 22. Mike Hathaway, 23. Adam Williams.