The Pontypridd Mini & Juniors kicked off their new season with a series of games played against Rhiwbina on Sunday 3rd September.
Under 7/8's: Rhiwbina 20 - 30 Pontypridd
This was an excellent start to the season for the boys with some new faces playing for the first time. The boys played well with some good passing, the team playing with confidence that resulted in a good win.
Tries scored by: Christopher Temple (2), Dafydd Lloyd, Jay Jones, Keillan Mahony and Rhys Morris.
Team on the day: Jay Jones (capt), Christopher Temple, Dafydd Lloyd, Iwan Cavill, Jack Layton, Keillan Mahoney, Brad Perry, Rhys Morris, Owen Lloyd and Dylan Nelson.
Under 8's: Rhiwbina 15 - 40 Pontypridd
Another excellent start to the new season for this young side, with some good tagging and passing by all the boys that demonstrated good team work, resulting in an emphatic away win for Pontypridd.
Tries scored by: Christopher Temple, Gruffydd Lloyd, Iwan Cavill, Owain Morris (2), Josh Barnes (2), Rhys Britton
Pontypridd Team on the day: Rhys Britton (capt), Christopher Temple, Dafydd Smith, Gruffydd Lloyd, Iwan Cavill, Jack Layton, Jay Jones, Owain Morris, Rhodri Smith and Josh Barnes.
Under-9's: Rhiwbina 30 - 15
Try scorers for Pontypridd: Arron Evans, Callum Pearce, Jasper Powell
Under 9's Development: Rhiwbina 20 - 30 Pontypridd
Try scorers for Pontypridd: Arron Evans, Callum Pearce
Rhiwbina 7 - 19 Pontypridd
Try scorer for Pontypridd: James Stallard (3). Chris John kicked two conversions.
Under 10's Development: Rhiwbina 21 - 26 Pontypridd
Try scorers for Pontypridd: Keiran Hughes, Drew Cummings, Rowan Thomas, Dewi Morris. Dewi Morris kicked three conversions.
Under 11's: Rhiwbina 28 - 33
In an extended game that was agreed to by both coaches before kick off Ponty secured an opening day win.
The try scorers were Dillon Lewis (2) Kodi Baker, Morgan Rees and Josh Phillips.
The joint men of the match were debutants Jason Rees and Kodi Baker.
SWALEC Cup Final
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Atgyfodiad yn yr ail hanner yn cipio Cwpan SWALEC i Bontypridd yn erbyn Castell Nedd. Ar y maes cenedlaethol, pwy oedd arwr y dydd i Ponty? A second half revival clinches the SWALEC Cup for Pontypridd against Neath. At the national stadium who was the hero of the day for Ponty?