2010/2011 Principality Premiership
Neath 48 v 18 Bedwas
12 February 2011 - The Gnoll, Neath

Match Report

Bedwas battle hard at Neath

Match report extracted from

Photograph courtesy of Len Kowalski -

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)

Official : Phil Connett (Wales)

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