Neath edge out Wanderers in thriller

Neath 38 Wanderers 31 “Common sense prevailed and credit to Neath and the referee for making sure the game went ahead and the crowd were thoroughly entertained” commented head of Rugby Tony Murphy “players want to play, rugby was the winner today”. “We fully understand where we are in our development. It’s ... More

Efficient Quins make Wanderers rue missed opportunities

Wanderers 20 Maesteg Quins 29 “A well drilled team against a team of individuals” commented manager Mark Gould “We couldn’t match their togetherness” “Big shifts from several players but as individuals! We showed what we can do with a superb team try from Tom Richards but we left too many chances out on ... More

Narberth far too strong for Young Wanderers

Wanderers 17 Narberth 50 “We cannot hide the fact that we were well beaten today but there is so much potential in this squad we will not be disheartened.” Commented head coach Martyn Fowler “3 of the pack are just 18 with a handful of senior games under their belts, the backline were once again new to each other. ... More

Keys Power too much for young Wanderers

Cross Keys 34 Wanderers 18 “The score doesn’t really reflect the closeness of the game” commented backs coach Darren Gibbon “we were in the game up until the final minutes. It could have been different if we’d taken our chances.” “Credit to Keys their power up front and clinical work when they got into ... More

Wanderers dig deep to deny Bedwas

Wanderers 16 Bedwas 12 “The result may not cause a stir within the big scheme of things but for this group of players it was huge” commented Brendon Lampitt having played 75 minutes longer than he wanted to! “The boys dug so deep. The guts and determination showed by the whole squad was tremendous” added ... More

Wanderers rue missed first half chances

Glynneath 19 Wanderers 15 “We should have been more clinical in the first half when we were dominant” Commented head coach Martyn Fowler “But it was a valuable hit out and we certainly picked up some positives and had the chance to give some players valuable game time” “If Fowler had only put me on at centre ... More

Wanderers hang on for welcome win

Wanderers 12 Trebanos 10 Asked by a supporter before the game as to when we were going to paint the posts the reply from “100 job” Humphreys was “we keep them that way to put off the opposition kickers!” I rest my case!!!!!! “Credit to the tenacity of the injury hit Trebanos side. Under the cosh for so long ... More

7 Try “Pooler” show their class

Pontypool 50 Wanderers 3 “We were under no illusions as to the task in front of us at Pontypool” commented coach Darren Gibbon “we wanted to see heart and commitment and we had that in spades. You have to be 100% accurate in your play in such games and any reduction will be found out!” “To keep battling ... More

Wanderers shut out by Ystrad

Wanderers 13 Ystrad Rhondda 29  “Against a well organised Ystrad side we struggled despite plenty of possession to break them down” commented assistant coach Darren Gibbon. “Ystrad took their chances, played good cup rugby and deserved their win but once again there were encouraging signs. Our pack certainly ... More

Bargoed power to win over defiant Wanderers

Bargoed 41 Wanderers 11 “It’s funny, you look at the scoreboard and it fails to tell the true story of the game. Yes, the power game of a side that has aspirations of the Premiership was impressive but the effort and commitment of a young Wanderers side left us with such a good feeling” commented “One Job” ... More