2012/2013 British & Irish Cup
Bedwas 25 v 26 Stirling County
15 December 2012 - Bridge Field, Bedwas
Stirling County

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Bedwas hope to maintain fine form

Bedwas welcome Scottish side Stirling County to the Bridge Field for their concluding home pool match in this seasons British and Irish Cup, kick off 2-30pm.

Following their victory in Scotland last week Bedwas will be hoping to carry on where they left off and clinch another win on home soil.

Head Coach makes six changes to his starting fifteen. Stuart Thomas who missed last week’s trip returns at full back, Scott Williams comes in at inside centre in place of Matthew Pewtner who moves to the left wing. Dragon Liam Davies starts at scrum half having been on the bench last week

Up front Dan Preece and Ian George rotate to the starting line up and bench and Sam Feehan starts at number 8 in place of Deri Mattravers.

On the replacements bench only Ian George and Mathew John remain from those who travelled to Scotland with recalls for Rhys Hutcherson, Tom Organ and Josh Davies. Young Matthew Phelps who has impressed on permit from Abertillery at tight head prop and a welcome return from injury for Craig Lodge sees the bench complete.


Stuart Thomas, Rory Budina, Ross Wardle, Scott Williams, Matthew Pewtner, Ethan Davies, Liam Davies; Dan Preece, Elliot Dee, Mathew Pettit, Phil Rees, Kyle Maiden, Simon Grainger (Capt), Aaron Harris, Sam Feehan.


Matthew Phelps, Rhys Hutcherson, Ian George, Tom Organ, Josh Davies, Craig Lodge, Mathew John