Ebbw’s new look outfit beat a combative Tata Steeel RFC by 26 point to 5, scoring 4 tries in the process through James Lewis (2), Spencer Gibson and Carl Lewis. Callum Hall added one conversion and Dai Langdon, two.
The Ebbw coaches will have learned more about the various combinations on view and will be busily planning for the remaining friendlies at Chinnor and Maesteg over the next two weekends.
The Ebbw team was:
Dan Haymond, Jack Barrett, James Lewis, Dai Langdon, Toby Fricker; Callum Hall, Carl Lewis; Joel Harries, AN Other, Rob Sevenoaks (capt); Jack Sharpley, Lance Randell; Cameron Regan, Craig Fillier, Jonathan Davies.
Rhys Jenkins, Steffan Thomas, AN Other2, Srdan Majkic, Jack Barrett; Callum Hall, Dai Jones; Ross Jones, Rhys Francis, Dean Brooker; Gavin Bilton, Kris Parker; Rhys Clarke, Ronny Kynes (capt), Spencer Gibson.
Replacements: Josh James, Izaak Duffy, Christian Francis.