Match Report: Merthyr 38 – 31 Aberavon

Merthyr 38 – 31 Aberavon

Match report to follow.

Score:
Merthyr 38 – 31 Aberavon

Aberavon Team:
Jonathan Phillips; Chris Banfield (rep Frankie Jones 54 min), Callum Carson, Joe Gage (capt) (rep Bradley Roderick 54 min), Stef Andrews; Aled Thomas, Liam Seaward (rep Rhodri Cole 23 min); Rhys Fawcett (rep Rowan Jenkins 50 min), Ieuan Davies (rep Luke Davies 66 min), Chris Davies (rep Geraint James 50 min), Shay Smallman, Rhodri Hughes, Steffan Lewis (rep Sam Pailor 54 min), Andrew Waite, Lloyd Evans.

Replacement Not Used:
Jamie Cox

Notes:
Liam Seaward appeared from Morriston RFC; Steffan Lewis appeared from Tondu RFC; Jamie Cox appeared from Trebanos RFC

Aberavon Scorers:
T – Andrew Waite, Chris Banfield, Stef Andrews, Luke Davies, Penalty Try
C – Aled Thomas (2)

Merthyr Scorers:
T – Tom Daley (2), Thomas Jevons, Teri Gee, Morgan Sieniawski, Rhys Davies
C – Gareth Thompson (4)

Referee:
Adam Jones

Man Of The Match:
1 – Andrew Waite
2 – Rhodri Hughes
3 – Ieuan Davies

Time Line:
08 min: Merthyr – T – Tom Daley & C – Gareth Thompson (7 – 0)
11 min: Aberavon – T – Andrew Waite & C – Aled Thomas (7 – 7)
26 min: Merthyr – Yellow Card – Rhys Davies
34 min: Aberavon – T – Chris Banfield & C – Aled Thomas (7 – 14)
37 min: Merthyr – T – Thomas Jevons & C – Gareth Thompson (14 – 14)
38 min: Merthyr – End Yellow Card – Rhys Davies
40+7 min: Half Time
42 min: Merthyr – T – Teri Gee (19 – 14)
49 min: Merthyr – T – Tom Daley & C – Gareth Thompson (26 – 14)
50 min: Merthyr – T – Morgan Sieniawski & C – Gareth Thompson (33 -14)
53 min: Merthyr – T – Rhys Davies (38 – 14)
65 min: Aberavon – T – Stef Andrews (38 – 19)
70 min: Aberavon – T – Luke Davies (38 – 24)
75 min: Merthyr – Yellow Card – Jack Perkins
77 min: Aberavon – T – Penalty Try (38 – 31)
80+2 min: Full Time