Ebbw Vale and Llandovery have agreed to kick off at 1pm on March 17th. Both clubs were mindful of supporters wanting to watch the Wales v France Six Nations match which begins at 5pm in Cardiff.
It has also been agreed that Ebbw will wear their purple change kit to avoid the confusion that has sometimes ensued when the Drovers and Steelmen both wear their red, green and white jerseys.
Ebbw will travel to Bargoed in the National Cup quarter finals on the weekend of March 3rd, after beating Bridgend 33-13 on Tuesday night.
Quarter final draw in full:
Beddau / Bedwas v Newport
Merthyr v Pontypool
Bargoed v Ebbw Vale
Cross Keys v Llandovery
The funeral of Paul Russell will take place this Friday, February 9th, at 12 noon at St. David’s Church, Carmeltown, Beaufort, Ebbw Vale, NP23 6PB.
It will be Followed by a reception at The Chapel, Market Street, Abergavenny. NP7 5SD.
There will be a private family burial.