On Sunday 22nd March the Pontypridd Mini & Juniors played a round of matches against Bridgend Sports and Bridgend Athletic, with the under 12s engaging in the Blues Cup quarter final tie against Ystrad Rhondda.
Under 7’s: Pontypridd 5 – 6 Bridgend Athletic
Ponty were caught cold from the start and went two tries down in as many minutes and trailed 4-2 at half time. Despite this the boys rallied again in the second half to bring the scores back to 5 tries each only to see the visitors snatch victory with a late try. Credit to both sides team for an entertaining game of rugby.
Try scorers: William Holmes (2), Leon George (2), Ben SmithCaptain: Luc Woodman
Under 8’s: Pontypridd 5 - 3 Bridgend Sport
TRY Scorers for Pontypridd: Dafydd Griffiths (2), Jake Morgan (2) & Mathew Isles.
Under 9’s: Pontypridd 20 - 45 Bridgend Ath.
Pontypridd played host to Bridgend Athletic at Taff Vale Park. Bridgend scored several early tries which proved too much for Pontypridd. Captain for the day was Morgan Salisbury.
TRY Scores for Pontypridd: Cavan Slade (3) & Ieuan Davies.
Pontypridd 33 - 0 Bridgend Athletic
TRY Scorers for Pontypridd: Carl Blacker, Jac Smith (2), Owain Morris & Owen Lloyd.
Conversions by: Carl Blacker, Christopher Temple, Louis Baker & Rhodri Smith.
Pontypridd 21 - 14 Bridgend Athletic
TRY Scorers for Pontypridd: Iwan Cavil, Keillan Mahoney & Rhodri Smith.
Conversions by: Daffydd Smith, Owain Morris & Christopher Temple.
Blues Cup Quarter Final
Under-12s : Pontypridd 34 – 0 Ystrad Rhondda
Try scorers for Pontypridd were Chris John (2), Callum Hall (2), James Stallard and Joseph Davies. Conversions were kicked by Callum Hall (2). Man of the match was Chris John. Thanks to our match ball sponsors Pontypridd Mini and Midi skips.