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Aug 11th: Brixham 0 Ebbw Vale 62 Apr 27th: Ebbw Vale v Neath Aug 18th: Ampthill 20 Ebbw Vale15 Aug 25th: Ebbw Vale 12 Chinnor 53 Sep 1st: Llanelli 10 Ebbw Vale 43 Sep 7th: Ebbw Vale 19 Aberavon 17 Sep 15th: RGC 12 Ebbw Vale 19 Sep 22nd: Ebbw Vale 17 Bridgend 16 Sep 29th: Neath 17 Ebbw Vale 25 Oct 6th: Ebbw Vale 28 Swansea 14 Oct 13th: Ebbw Vale 22 Cross Keys 7 Oct 20th: Pontypridd 24 Ebbw Vale 19 Oct 26th: Ebbw Vale 0 Merthyr 20 Nov 9th: Llandovery 15 Ebbw Vale 9 Nov 16th: Ebbw Vale 20 Newport 27 Nov 23rd: Ebbw Vale 20 Carmarthen 8 Dec 1st: Bargoed 21 Ebbw Vale 35 Dec 8th: Ebbw Vale 22 Cardiff 20 Dec 15th: Ebbw Vale 20 Llanelli 7 Dec 22nd: Aberavon 14 Ebbw Vale 14 Dec 26th: Bedwas 17 Ebbw Vale 38 Jan 5th: Carmarthen 19 Ebbw Vale 20 Jan 11th: Ebbw Vale 27 RGC 26 Jan 19th: Bridgend 10 Ebbw Vale 14 Jan 26th: Merthyr 10 Ebbw Vale 9 Feb 2nd: Ebbw Vale v Neath Feb 8th: Swansea 29 Ebbw Vale 15 Feb 16th: Cross Keys 17 Ebbw Vale 48 Mar 1st: Ebbw Vale v Pontypridd Mar 8th: Merthyr v Ebbw Vale Mar 14th: Ebbw Vale v Llandovery Mar 30th: Newport v Ebbw Vale Apr 6th: Carmarthen v Ebbw Vale Apr 13th: Ebbw Vale v Bargoed Apr 20th: Ebbw Vale v Bedwas May 4th: Cardiff v Ebbw Vale May 15th: Cross Keys 11 Ebbw Vale 15 May 12th: Cardiff 17 Ebbw Vale 20 May 9th: Ebbw Vale 14 Merthyr 17 May 6th: Ebbw Vale 19 Bedwas 18 Apr 26th: Ebbw Vale 26 Aberavon 30 Apr 21st: Ebbw Vale 26 RGC 25 Apr 14th: Bargoed 3 Ebbw Vale 15 Apr 7th: Ebbw Vale 6 Merthyr 10 Apr 2nd: Ebbw Vale v Aberavon Mar 30th: Carmarthen 34 Ebbw Vale 23 Mar 24th: Ebbw Vale 43 Swansea 3 Mar 21st: Bargoed 3 Ebbw Vale 26 Mar 17th: Llandovery 17 Ebbw Vale 6 Mar 10th: Ebbw Vale 22 Neath 6 Mar 3rd: Bargoed v Ebbw Vale Feb 25th: Ebbw Vale v Merthyr Feb 17th: Bridgend 18 Ebbw Vale 21 Feb 13th: Bridgend 13 Ebbw Vale 33 Feb 9th: Ebbw Vale 19 v Pontypridd 5 Feb 4th: Newport 18 Ebbw Vale 15 Jan 27th: Bridgend v Ebbw Vale Jan 6th: Ebbw Vale 16 RGC 14 30th Dec: Ebbw Vale 43 Llanelli 15 Dec 23rd: Ebbw Vale 33 Bedwas 17 Dec 1st: Merthyr 57 Ebbw Vale 7 Nov 25th: Ebbw Vale 21 Cardiff 23 Nov 19th: Newport 42 Ebbw Vale 12 Nov 10th: Ebbw Vale 20 Cross Keys 34 Nov 4th: Pontypridd 45 Ebbw Vale 12 Oct 28th: Ebbw Vale 19 Bargoed 14 Oct 7th: Bedwas 54 Ebbw Vale 5 Sept 30th: Ebbw Vale 20 Merthyr 33 Sept 23rd: Cardiff 25 Ebbw Vale 30 Sept 16th: Ebbw Vale 25 Newport 27 Sept 9th: Cross Keys 20 v Ebbw Vale 12 Sept 1st: Ebbw Vale 6 Pontypridd 17 Aug 26th: Bargoed 20 Ebbw Vale 24 Aug 19th: Caldicot 7 Ebbw Vale 66 Aug 12th: Chinnor 34 Ebbw Vale 29 Aug 5th: Tata Steel 5 Ebbw Vale 26 May 6th: Ebbw Vale 26 Merthyr 35 April 29th: Llandovery 21 Ebbw Vale 15 April 8th: RGC 1404 37 Ebbw Vale 31 March 17th: Ebbw Vale v Pontypridd March 4th: Ebbw Vale 3 Merthyr 13 February 24th: Carmarthen 26 Ebbw Vale 30 February 18th: Beddau 3 Ebbw Vale 7 February 10th: Ebbw Vale 15 Aberavon 6 February 4th: Ebbw Vale 12 v Bedwas 15 January 28th: Ebbw Vale 57 v Skewen 7 January 18th: Ebbw Vale 15 Bargoed 30 January 11th: Merthyr 40 Ebbw Vale 14 January 7th: Ebbw Vale 11 Cross Keys 0 December 31st: Ebbw Vale 24 Cardiff 20 December 26th: Bedwas 23 Ebbw Vale 22 December 21st: Hafodyrynys 5 Ebbw Vale 62 December 14th: Pontypridd 63 Ebbw Vale 14 December 7th: Ebbw Vale 10 Merthyr 34 December 3rd: RGC 1404 51 Ebbw Vale 17 November 25th: Ebbw Vale 17 Bargoed 8 November 18th: Aberavon 34 Ebbw Vale 17 November 12th: Ebbw Vale 40 Carmarthen 20 November 3rd: Swansea 23 Ebbw Vale 29 October 29th: Ebbw Vale 10 Llandovery 20

Aug 11th: Brixham 0 Ebbw Vale 62

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Apr 27th: Ebbw Vale v Neath

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Aug 18th: Ampthill 20 Ebbw Vale15

 
Ebbw Vale narrowly lost to a highly experienced Ampthill team that contained several international players amongst the forwards. Ebbw fans will instantly recognise former Cardiff Blues favourite...
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Aug 25th: Ebbw Vale 12 Chinnor 53

Head Coach Greg Woods will have been heartened by his team’s second half performance after they were blown away by Chinnor’s expansive attacking prowess that saw the English National Division side race to...
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Sep 1st: Llanelli 10 Ebbw Vale 43

Ebbw Vale got the new season off to the best possible start with a bonus point win over Llanelli at Parc y Scarlets. Outside half, Rhys Jones, opened Ebbw's account with a penalty on 4 minutes and continued...
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Sep 7th: Ebbw Vale 19 Aberavon 17

Second half tries from Stef Thomas, Ronny Kynes and Ashley Sweet and two Rhys Jones conversions, gave Ebbw Vale a remarkable comeback win over Aberavon, who had led 17-0 at half time. Having been second best...
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Sep 15th: RGC 12 Ebbw Vale 19

As against Aberavon last weekend, Ebbw overturned a half time deficit to emerge with a win, this time in Colwyn Bay against RGC 1404. Penalties from Rhys Jones (3) and Carl Meyer, plus a penalty try earned by...
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Sep 22nd: Ebbw Vale 17 Bridgend 16

After going 3-0 down to an early penalty by former Steelman Will Holley, Ebbw hit back with two perfect drives from lines out, completed by Ronny Kynes with conversions by Rhys Jones to lead 14-6 at half time....
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Sep 29th: Neath 17 Ebbw Vale 25

Supporters of the Steelmen must be familiar with the scenario: opponents look like world beaters for 40 minutes then Ebbw look like masters of the universe for 40. And so it went at Neath on Saturday as the...
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Oct 6th: Ebbw Vale 28 Swansea 14

Ebbw scored four tries to claim a bonus point win over Swansea on Saturday. Three came in the first half from Paul King, Ronny Kynes and Carl Meyer, with Man of the Match Joel Harries bagging the fourth after...
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Oct 13th: Ebbw Vale 22 Cross Keys 7

Ebbw maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a 5-point win over Cross Keys at Eugene Cross Park in front of the S4C cameras on Saturday evening. After 36 hours of non-stop rain, the pitch was in...
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Oct 20th: Pontypridd 24 Ebbw Vale 19

Pontypridd pipped Ebbw to a narrow 24-19 win on Saturday, with the Steelmen coming away with a losing bonus point to lie 2nd in the Premiership. Stef Thomas scored a try, converted by Rhys Jones who also...
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Oct 26th: Ebbw Vale 0 Merthyr 20

Despite a hugely brave, committed defensive effort in a heavyweight contest that warmed the crowd on a a bitter night, Ebbw went down 20-0 to a big, abrasive Merthyr squad who also had to show great defence...
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Nov 9th: Llandovery 15 Ebbw Vale 9

Ebbw Vale came away from Churchbank with a losing bonus point on a night more suited to white water rafting than rugby. Rhys Jones kicked 3 penalties to give the Steelmen a 9-5 advantage but Llandovery’s 10...
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Nov 16th: Ebbw Vale 20 Newport 27

  On the night that skipper Ronny Kynes made his 200th appearance for the club, Ebbw raced to a 17-3 lead in the first quarter and looked on course for a convincing win. Tries by Dai Jones and Carl...
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Nov 23rd: Ebbw Vale 20 Carmarthen 8

This was Ebbw’s line up: 1.Ross Jones 2.Rhys Francis 3.Rob Sevenoaks 4.Rhys Clarke 5.Ashley Sweet 6.Cameron Regan 7.Ronny Kynes (capt)8.Lewis Young 9.Matthew Flannagan 10.Rhys Jones 11.Toby Fricker...
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Dec 1st: Bargoed 21 Ebbw Vale 35

Tries from Jack Dixon, Lewis Young, Lloyd Evans and a last play bonus point effort by Josh Lewis, plus 15 points from Rhys Jones’s boot, gave the Steelmen a hard fought 35-21 win over a very competitive...
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Dec 8th: Ebbw Vale 22 Cardiff 20

Ebbw’s 22-20 victory over Cardiff at wet and windy Eugene Cross Park was their eighth success in the last nine encounters and brought to an end the visitors’ nine match winning streak. The Steelmen had...
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Dec 15th: Ebbw Vale 20 Llanelli 7

A first half brace by Man of the Match Toby Fricker set Ebbw up for a win that was less comfortable than the scoreline suggests. The game was played in heavy rain and a gale from the South, with temperatures...
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Dec 22nd: Aberavon 14 Ebbw Vale 14

Ebbw fought back from a 14-7 half time deficit to claim a 14-14 draw. Dan Haymond capitalised on great work by the lively Paul King to score a try on 23 minutes. Rhys Jones's touchline conversion closed the...
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Dec 26th: Bedwas 17 Ebbw Vale 38

Ebbw Vale took 5 points from a convincing win over Bedwas at Bridge Field on Boxing Day. Carl Meyer scored two tries, Lloyd Evans scored one and there was a penalty try earned by the scrummaging power of the...
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Jan 5th: Carmarthen 19 Ebbw Vale 20

Ebbw edged out the Quins in a tense, hard fought cup tie at Carmarthen Park. Rhys Jones’s early penalty was cancelled out by one from Aled Thomas, before Ebbw’s superior scrummaging earned a penalty try....
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Jan 11th: Ebbw Vale 27 RGC 26

Ebbw won an excellent encounter at ECP on Friday night, beating RGC by 27 points to 26. Dan Haymond, Lloyd Evans and Cameron Regan scored tries which Rhys Jones converted. The outside half also nailed both his...
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Jan 19th: Bridgend 10 Ebbw Vale 14

Ebbw extended their unbeaten run to 8 games with a hard won success over a Bridgend side fighting for their very existence in the Premiership. The wet weather and muddy pitch put paid to any hopes of a...
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Jan 26th: Merthyr 10 Ebbw Vale 9

For the third successive season the gods of all cup draws pitted these two teams against each other and, for the third successive season, the Ironmen of Merthyr came out on top. On a wet and windy afternoon...
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Feb 2nd: Ebbw Vale v Neath

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Feb 8th: Swansea 29 Ebbw Vale 15

Swansea were worthy winners, scoring 4 tries to claim a bonus point and boost their Premiership survival hopes considerably. Despite a valiant effort, Ebbw were uncharacteristically off the pace and struggled...
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Feb 16th: Cross Keys 17 Ebbw Vale 48

Ebbw took five points from a game that was decided by half time, after four tries through Toby Fricker, Joe Franchi, Owen Young and Dai Jones. Rhys Jones, whose great break set up the supporting Owen Young for...
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Mar 1st: Ebbw Vale v Pontypridd

This  match has been brought forward from Saturday, the 2nd of March and will be BBC2’s live game, kicking off at...
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Mar 8th: Merthyr v Ebbw Vale

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Mar 14th: Ebbw Vale v Llandovery

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Mar 30th: Newport v Ebbw Vale

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Apr 6th: Carmarthen v Ebbw Vale

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Apr 13th: Ebbw Vale v Bargoed

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Apr 20th: Ebbw Vale v Bedwas

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May 4th: Cardiff v Ebbw Vale

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May 15th: Cross Keys 11 Ebbw Vale 15

Ebbw Vale pulled off another nail biting win, with tries from Ronny Kynes and Toby Fricker and a conversion and penalty from Dai Langdon. The victory guaranteed 6th spot for the Steelmen, a huge improvement...
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May 12th: Cardiff 17 Ebbw Vale 20

Ebbw continued their Arms Park winning streak, cruising to a 20-3 lead and dominating the first hour, before a very spirited fightback saw Cardiff come within an Assistant Referee's call of winning the game...
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May 9th: Ebbw Vale 14 Merthyr 17

Champions elect Merthyr came withn a whisker of receiving a major blow to their title pretensions, stealing victory deep in injury time with a Kyle Evans try that was the game’s final play. Ebbw started...
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May 6th: Ebbw Vale 19 Bedwas 18

On a baking hot afternoon the players of Bedwas and Ebbw Vale served up a thoroughly entertaining and, ultimately, nail biting game that ended with Ebbw victorious by the smallest of margins. Lewis Dennett...
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Apr 26th: Ebbw Vale 26 Aberavon 30

27-0 down after 30 minutes, Ebbw were staring down the barrel of a hammering... then the comeback began. Lewis Young scored on the stroke of half term and Lewis Dennett converted to make it 27-7 to Aberavon at...
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Apr 21st: Ebbw Vale 26 RGC 25

For the second time this season, RGC came to Eugene Cross Park as firm favourites and, for the second time, came off second best to the reborn Steelmen. On a sunny Spring afternoon, it all started so well for...
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Apr 14th: Bargoed 3 Ebbw Vale 15

The match was abandoned at half time, with Ebbw 15-3 up, after paramedics and the medical staff of both clubs treated a spectator who had been taken ill.The WRU announced (May 3rd) that the result would stand,...
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Apr 7th: Ebbw Vale 6 Merthyr 10

Following a week of rain, the Cross Keys ground staff produced as good a surface as possible for the two Heads of the Valleys clubs to play out an intense, enthralling encounter that could easily have gone...
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Apr 2nd: Ebbw Vale v Aberavon

This match has been postponed as the pitch is unplayable following heavy snow and rain overnight and this morning. Both clubs will work to rearrange the match later in the...
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Mar 30th: Carmarthen 34 Ebbw Vale 23

A casual observer, wandering over from the Fun Day in Carmarthen Park for a cup of tea and pork roll with stuffing (absolutely stunning and highly recommended) would have glanced at the scoreboard, seen that...
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Mar 24th: Ebbw Vale 43 Swansea 3

Ebbw recorded a comfortable bonus point win, scoring five tries against a Swansea side struggling badly to find form in the second half of the Premiership season. Lewis Dennett, in his first start at...
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Mar 21st: Bargoed 3 Ebbw Vale 26

Ebbw ran out as comfortable winners of this tight, hard fought and physical quarter final at Bargoed Park, but it was far from easy! Bargoed took the lead with a Calum Jones penalty on their first excursion...
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Mar 17th: Llandovery 17 Ebbw Vale 6

This was, to put it mildly, a game that was affected by the weather conditions. A biting gale from Eastern Europe brought regular horizontal snow showers that made kicking, passing and line out throwing...
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Mar 10th: Ebbw Vale 22 Neath 6

Ebbw's good form in the Premiership's second stage continued with a scrappy but deserved win over struggling Neath. 24 hours before kick off, the pitch was covered in snow, so congratulations must go to the...
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Mar 3rd: Bargoed v Ebbw Vale

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Feb 25th: Ebbw Vale v Merthyr

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Feb 17th: Bridgend 18 Ebbw Vale 21

The Ebbw team for tomorrow’s quick return to Bridgend is: Dan Haymond, Stefan Thomas, James Lewis, Dominic Franchi, Toby Fricker; Callum Hall, Dai Jones; Ross Jones, Joe Franchi, Rob Sevenoaks; Kristian...
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Feb 13th: Bridgend 13 Ebbw Vale 33

Ebbw scorers: Penalty try Toby Fricker (2 tries) Dorian Jones (2 cons, 3 pens, drop goal) Team: Dan Haymond, Stefan Thomas, James Lewis, Dominic Franchi, Toby Fricker; Dorian Jones, Dai Jones;...
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Feb 9th: Ebbw Vale 19 v Pontypridd 5

Ebbw's resurgence continued on a cold night at ECP with a superb defensive performance against second placed Pontypridd. Early scrum power gave Dorian Jones his first chance of the evening and he made no...
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Feb 4th: Newport 18 Ebbw Vale 15

Despite building a 12-0 lead in the first quarter of an hour, with tries through Dai Langdon - a brilliant solo effort from his own half - and a Catch'n'Kynes, it was the 17th minute dismissal of Cameron Regan...
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Jan 27th: Bridgend v Ebbw Vale

Ebbw Vale team to play at Bridgend on Saturday is: 15 Dan Haymond, 14 Stefan Thomas, 13 Dominic Franchi, 12 Dai Langdon, 11 Toby Fricker; 10 Dorian Jones, 9 Dai Jones; 1. Ross Jones, 2. Rhys Francis, 3. Rob...
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Jan 6th: Ebbw Vale 16 RGC 14

The present Cup Champions and Premiership leaders, Rygbi Gogledd Cymru, exited this year’s National Cup competition as a resurgent Ebbw Vale won a pulsating tie, 16-14. It was a bitterly cold afternoon,...
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30th Dec: Ebbw Vale 43 Llanelli 15

Ebbw got the second half of the Premiership season off to a tremendous start with a five point win over Llanelli at Eugene Cross Park on Saturday afternoon. After a close first half, in which Ebbw spurned a...
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Dec 23rd: Ebbw Vale 33 Bedwas 17

Ebbw reserved their best performance of the season so far for the last game before the East and West come together. Their attacking intent was shown immediately when Carl Meyer's perfectly timed run split the...
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Dec 1st: Merthyr 57 Ebbw Vale 7

No report is available for this match Ebbw Vale team v Merthyr A long list of injuries forces Head Coach Lee Davies into a number of changes for the tough visit to in form champions...
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Nov 25th: Ebbw Vale 21 Cardiff 23

Ebbw had to settle for a losing bonus at the end of a game they could have won. A pre-match snowstorm welcomed the visitors who were keen to avenge a home defeat earlier in the season. The first ten minutes...
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Nov 19th: Newport 42 Ebbw Vale 12

No report available for this match. Scorers Tries - Cameron Regan, Carl Lewis Con - Lewis Dennett 1. Joel Harries 2. Rhys Francis 3. Robert Sevenoaks 4. Lance Randall 5. Rhys Clarke 6. Ronny Kynes...
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Nov 10th: Ebbw Vale 20 Cross Keys 34

Ebbw suffered another heavy defeat at ECP on Friday night as Cross Keys scored five tries to the Steelmen's three in a 34-20 win. Ebbw started poorly, missing several opportunities to relieve early Keys...
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Nov 4th: Pontypridd 45 Ebbw Vale 12

When a team low on form and low on confidence comes up against another brimming with both qualities, there's only likely to be one outcome, and such was the scenario at Sardis Road on Saturday afternoon. The...
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Oct 28th: Ebbw Vale 19 Bargoed 14

Ebbw completed the season's double over Bargoed in a scrappy but exciting contest. The win was built on an excellent forward performance that culminated in a penalty try as Bargoed buckled and infringed at a...
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Oct 7th: Bedwas 54 Ebbw Vale 5

For the first time in 3 seasons, Ebbw Vale conceded a half century of points in a league game as Bedwas ran in 8 tries at the Bridge Field on Saturday afternoon. The home side had the bonus point in the bag...
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Sept 30th: Ebbw Vale 20 Merthyr 33

If ever a scoreline failed to reflect a match, this was it. Although, arguably, Merthyr deserved to take the four points, they were only able to secure the victory when Ebbw Vale were reduced to 12 men as...

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Sept 23rd: Cardiff 25 Ebbw Vale 30

    Having not lost to Cardiff since returning to the Premiership, Ebbw arrived at the Arms Park hoping to maintain that proud record, but knowing that the hosts were in...
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Sept 16th: Ebbw Vale 25 Newport 27

Ebbw's team v Newport: Dan Haymond, Will Holley, Tom Hoppe, Dom Franchi, Tobey Fricker; Callum Hall, Dai Jones; Joel Harries, Rhys Francis, Rob Sevenoaks; Kristian Parker, Lance Randall; Rhys Clarke, Ronny...
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Sept 9th: Cross Keys 20 v Ebbw Vale 12

Despite a powerful rally in the final quarter, that yielded two tries, Ebbw went down to Cross Keys and find themselves at the foot of the Premiership East division. The problem for the Steelmen was that they...
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Sept 1st: Ebbw Vale 6 Pontypridd 17

No report is available for this match. Pre-match posting as follows: Lee Davies rings the changes for Ebbw's first home game of the Principality campaign against Pontypridd on Friday night. While Ebbw...
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Aug 26th: Bargoed 20 Ebbw Vale 24

Ebbw's new look team, with 8 of the 23 making league debuts for the Steelmen, came away from Bargoed with a narrow victory that will have pleased Lee Davies and his fellow coaches, while leaving them plenty to...
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Aug 19th: Caldicot 7 Ebbw Vale 66

Ebbw Vale scored 10 tries and 8 conversions at Caldicot on Saturday in the final friendly match before the league action starts at Bargoed on August 26th. Tries came from Steffan Thomas (3), Toby Fricker...
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Aug 12th: Chinnor 34 Ebbw Vale 29

1st half Dai Langdon, Andy Evans, Srdan Majkic, Kyle Price, Rhys Tudor; Callum Hall, Dai Jones (captain); Ross Jones, Will Halley, Dean Brooker; Gavin Bilton, Christian Parker; Isaac Duffy, Craig Fillier,...
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Aug 5th: Tata Steel 5 Ebbw Vale 26

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...
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May 6th: Ebbw Vale 26 Merthyr 35

The Ebbw team was: Dan Haymond, Nathan Preece, Dom Franchi, Dai Langdon, James Lewis; Josh Lewis, Rob Lewis; Ross Jones, Joe Franchi, Gethin Robinson; Damien Hudd (capt), Lance Randall; Rhys Clarke, Ronny...
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April 29th: Llandovery 21 Ebbw Vale 15

Forty years ago to the Saturday, Ebbw travelled to Coventry knowing that a win would see them crowned unofficial Welsh champions. (Note to younger readers: this was before leagues, play-offs, mid-season...
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April 8th: RGC 1404 37 Ebbw Vale 31

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...
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March 17th: Ebbw Vale v Pontypridd

It was a foul night at Eugene Cross Park. Heavy rain throughout Friday, and a swirling breeze, made the surface extremely wet and the ball, to quote one supporter, "the proverbial bar of soap." Not the...
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March 4th: Ebbw Vale 3 Merthyr 13

From an Ebbw perspective it's  hard to take many positives from this game which Merthyr deserved to win.  In all fairness, it was a filthy afternoon of mud and rain, so nobody expected a festival of silky...
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February 24th: Carmarthen 26 Ebbw Vale 30

There is no match report available for this fixture. The Ebbw Vale team that beat Carmarthen with a bonus point on Friday was: Dan Haymond, Chris Levesley, Nathan Preece, Dominic Franchi, James Lewis; Josh...
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February 18th: Beddau 3 Ebbw Vale 7

Scorers Ronny Kynes (try) and Dai Langdon (con).

Match report unavailable. Ebbw Vale's team was: Dan Haymond, Chris Levesley, Nathan Preece, Dominic Franchi, James...
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February 10th: Ebbw Vale 15 Aberavon 6

On a freezing night in Blaenau Gwent, Ebbw and Aberavon served up a match every bit as gripping and entertaining as last season's 32-30 win that took the Steelmen to the play-offs. Aberavon opened the...
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February 4th: Ebbw Vale 12 v Bedwas 15

With the Premiership now split into two Tiers, and the top four of the top eight set to play off for the title of Champions, every match is now a cup match with victory the only target. While Ebbw Vale might...
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January 28th: Ebbw Vale 57 v Skewen 7

Ebbw Vale proved too strong in all aspects of play for the visitors, who never gave up and showed why they have established themselves as solid Championship competitors in their first year at that level....
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January 18th: Ebbw Vale 15 Bargoed 30

Bargoed weren't phased by the switch of venue, emerging as winners at Eugene Cross Park - though the game was not as one-sided as the score suggests, with Ebbw's young combination team putting up a determined...
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January 11th: Merthyr 40 Ebbw Vale 14

Ebbw Vale lost 40-14 to Merthyr in the penultimate round of the Fosters Challenge Cup on Wednesday night. The Steelmen's points came from a penalty try, a try from Chris Thomas and...

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January 7th: Ebbw Vale 11 Cross Keys 0

How close do you like your Gwent derbies? Personally I like it when Ebbw are 40-0 up by half time, but that just never happens, certainly against such well-coached, well-balanced and capable opposition as...
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December 31st: Ebbw Vale 24 Cardiff 20

With both sides firmly in the shake up for a top 8 finish, this was always likely to be a close affair, and so it proved. Early Ebbw pressure eventually gained a penalty shot for Josh Lewis, who duly obliged,...
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December 26th: Bedwas 23 Ebbw Vale 22

This was the cliched 'game of two halves' with the home team impressive and dominant for the first 40 minutes, and Ebbw having by far the better of the second. On a cold night in the Rhymney Valley (I saw a...
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December 21st: Hafodyrynys 5 Ebbw Vale 62

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December 14th: Pontypridd 63 Ebbw Vale 14

Ebbw lost this Fosters Challenge Cup tie 63 -14, with the young players giving an excellent account of themselves against Ponty's seasoned team. Once again, Ebbw Vale gave opportunities to players from other...
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December 7th: Ebbw Vale 10 Merthyr 34

Ebbw Vale's largely experimental squad - 18 of the 23 were on permit - gave an excellent account of themselves against a strong Merthyr team in the Fosters Challenge Cup at ECP on Wednesday night. On a damp...
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December 3rd: RGC 1404 51 Ebbw Vale 17

First things first: RGC played some superb rugby, particularly in the first half when their pace, support play, off-loading and punch through midfield were top class. Ebbw simply couldn't live with them and,...
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November 25th: Ebbw Vale 17 Bargoed 8

Games between Ebbw Vale and Bargoed are always tough, and tough to call. Last night's was no different and, despite having lost their last nine games, Bargoed pushed Ebbw all the way. In truth, they created...
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November 18th: Aberavon 34 Ebbw Vale 17

It was a cold night at the Talbot Athletic Ground - not Brynmawr Square cold, but chilly nonetheless - but the sparse crowd was treated to some quality rugby, with the the Aberavon backs looking particularly...
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November 12th: Ebbw Vale 40 Carmarthen 20

Before the start of this match, Ebbw lay in 6th and Carmarthen 5th in the Principality Premiership. Last season's games ended 14-12 and 20-26, so all expectations were for a close encounter between two...
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November 3rd: Swansea 23 Ebbw Vale 29

Reigning champions Ebbw Vale headed westwards to take on the Premiership's bottom club, Swansea, who have won just once this season and suffered a 50-point defeat at Bedwas on Saturday. On a table-top...
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October 29th: Ebbw Vale 10 Llandovery 20

When these teams met at Church Bank in May, in the semifinal of the Principality Premiership playoffs, they served up a cracker of a game. On Saturday, at an autumn-hued ECP, it was more of a damp squib,...
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Sad news of former player

It was with great sadness that we learned, from his son Kim, that Jack Lawrence, our scrum-half of the early 50s, has died aged 92.  Club scribe and historian, the inimitable Roy ‘Rel’ Lewis, remembers him well, and said, “Jack Lawrence was one of our greatest scrum-halves and an important member of the Ebbw Vale […]

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