Here is the Ebbw Vale team news for the first home game of the season against Pontypridd RFC on Saturday 9th September at the Ciner Glass Community Stadium. (Kick Off 2.30pm)
Head coach Jason Strange makes a number of changes to the squad from last weekend’s visit to Merthyr RFC.
Morgan Richards returns to the starting lineup at full back with Ryan Davies making his first appearance of the season on the wing.
Up front, the Steelmen add experience to the back row with Lewis Young starting his first game of the season alongside Cameron Regan and Ryan Jenkins.
On the bench, The Steelmen go for a 6:2 split with Ieuan Morris coming onto the bench for the first time for the Steelmen.
Ebbw Vale Team
15. Morgan Richards 14. Harry Rees-Weldon 13. Ethan Phillips 12. Dominic Franchi 11. Ryan Davies 10. Evan Lloyd 9. Jon Evans
1. Luke Garrett 2. Rhys Francis (CAPT) 3. Harry Drane 4. Dylan Bartlett 5. Curtis Gregory 6. Cameron Regan 7. Lewis Young 8. Ryan Jenkins
16. Ieuan Morris 17. Morgan Davies 18. Adam Court 19. Jakub Malecki 20. Chad Thomas 21. Rory Harries 22. Kieran Meek 23. Gethin Williams