Match report extracted from www.walesonline.co.uk
Photograph courtesy of Len Kowalski - www.lensworkphotography.co.uk
NEATH registered a bonus-point victory over Bedwas to level with longtime leaders Pontypridd.
The outstanding display came from Bedwas centre Tom Cooper, a dangerous attacker throughout, while Neath fly-half James Thomas landed all of his eight goals.
Neath led 20-6 at the break thanks to tries from centre Gareth McCarthy and flanker Adam Whitney. Wing Greg Evans touched down on the restart while the bonus point came with a try from scrum-half Chris Morgans.
Bedwas kept the ball alive, with tries from centre Cooper and No 8 Sam Feehan, but Neath ended with touchdowns from centre’s Luke Ford and McCarthy.
Neath: Tries – G McCarthy (2), A Whitney, G Evans, C Morgans, L Ford; cons – J Thomas (6); pens – J Thomas (2)
Bedwas: Tries – T Cooper, S Feehan; con – S Thomas; pens – S Thomas (2)