Ebbw just lost out in a tense and enthralling encounter with RGC. After the hosts had much the better of the first half, but only led by 16-12 at the interval. Ebbw fought back superbly to lead before RGC went back in front with a controversial score that appeared to include a blatant obstruction. Ebbw again came back and secured a losing bonus point, scant reward for a fantastic effort.
Scorers: Tries Will Talbot-Davies, Dominic Franchi, Nathan Preece.
Cons Rhys Jones (2)
Pens Rhys Jones (4)
The team was:
Dan Haymond, Srdan Majkic, Nathan Preece, Dominic Franchi, Chris Levesley; Rhys Jones, Dai Jones; Ross Jones, Joe Franchi, Gethin Robinson; Damien Hudd (capt), Ashley Sweet; Lance Randall, Ronny Kynes, Rhys Clarke.
Subs: Jonny Bowen, Ian George, Rob Sevenoaks, Michael Preece, Dawid Rubasniak, Rob Lewis, Will Holley, Will Talbot-Davies.
Ebbw flanker Ronny Kynes made his 150th appearance for the club in this game. Many congratulations to Ronny, the only player in Wales to have a move named after him!
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