Match Report – Virtual Cup Round 3
St Clears 54
The Wanderers bowed out of the cup yesterday after a cracking high scoring encounter in West Wales. The Covid emergency made travel a little difficult so the 52 seater bus held 5 players, 1 coach and the team manager (normal away trip then???? Said ...
Cross Keys 24
“The division gets tougher by the week” Commented Martyn Fowler “We knew this Championship would be a massive test for our young squad and so its proving. Its where we see ourselves as a club and we will all be giving everything to ensure it continues”
“Second best in several key ...
“Success can be measured in many ways. Look at the scoreboard and you see a big loss against a very good side but look at the faces of the players and the effort that they put in and you could not be prouder of this group. To come to Bargoed, a Premiership side, with no front row cover, 17 ...
Tata Steel 13
“It was all about the W today” commented coach Darren Gibbon “It may not have been pretty but after recent results we needed the boost to our confidence with two ex-premiership sides to come in the next two weeks.”
“Best touchline banter of the season” added the Massiv “really ...
Maesteg Quins 18
“A game that got away from us and we’ve only ourselves to blame” commented Martyn Fowler
“Failure to execute and take advantage of good field position was our downfall today” added Darren Gibbon “We need to put it behind us, learn from it and move on. This side is very young ...
Cardiff Met 19
“We asked for a response at half time as we felt we were struggling and the boys dug deep. It wasn’t pretty but we got ourselves back into the game and were possibly a little hard done by with that last try” Commented coach Darren Gibbon “The Met were deserved winners but after the ...
“We knew there would be dark times in this league with so many good sides to play and this is one of those” Commented Martyn Fowler “We know that if you don’t perform, sides as good as Bedwas, who are chasing promotion will put you to the sword and they dominated every aspect of the game. ...
“Immensely proud of the effort and commitment the squad showed” Commented backs coach Darren Gibbon “In a perverse sort of way restricting Pontypool to 24 points was a success!”
“I’ll take some criticism for not kicking the penalties early in the game” added captain Aaron Fowler ...
“We’d hoped to withdraw some of our first team regulars early and not use others but such was the quality of the Rhiwbina squad we were forced into doing everything we could just to secure the win.” Commented Martyn Fowler.
With the recent rain the pitch was heavy but both sides served ...
Ystrad Rhondda 18
“We were second best for over an hour yesterday. Ystrad are a decent side whose luck will change but we have character and resilience in spades amongst this group and they never give up.” Commented Martyn Fowler “The fresh legs introduced to our pack made the difference when it ...