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Today the WRU launched the new look Premiership League , with the twelve competing teams starting the campaign on the 7th of September. Together with the news the first round of the cup and a cross border competition against Scottish opposition, all competitions will be all to play for and will offer a fully competative format through the season  . With our pre season friendlies starting on the 10th of August , our coaching management team and squad are very much relishing the challenges that lie ahead


The Indigo Group, a Welsh-based company that specialises in the contracting, outsourced   payroll and umbrella industry has been named as the title sponsor for the new-look, 12- team Welsh Premiership.

The sponsorship news is a boost for the Premiership on the back of Specsavers’ backing of the WRU National Leagues and Cup.

There is further good news with the confirmation that last season’s top six Premiership clubs (Merthyr, Cardiff, Pontypridd, Llandovery, Ebbw Vale, Aberavon), will participate in a cross-border competition with Scottish Super 6 clubs which will take place at the conclusion of the forthcoming season along with strong indication from all parties that last season’s extensive live television coverage of the Indigo Group Premiership will continue next season.

“Moving to a 12-team competition will concentrate playing and coaching resources with the aim of improving standards and the re-introduction of promotion and relegation will add jeopardy to the competition. The primary purpose of the Indigo Group Premiership is for clubs to represent their communities in striving to become the best club in Wales. The league also provides the opportunity for emerging professionals to get valuable game time in a hard fought and competitive league.”

WRU Community Director Geraint John added, “We have worked closely with the Premiership clubs to secure the best possible scenario for all and we are excited at the prospect of watching the results of these changes on the Indigo Premiership this season. The clubs can look forward to a stable League structure with the added incentive of cross-border rugby at the end of the season.”

Jonathan Jones, Chairman of the Premiership Clubs commented “As a Premiership group of teams we are delighted with the faith and investment shown by the new sponsor Indigo Group and the continued support of broadcasters BBC and S4C, all of which are significant brands and now stakeholders in the Premiership.

“This is further endorsement of both the quality of rugby and development pathway that the Indigo Group Premiership provides for players, coaches and referees as well as truly representing the geography of Wales and its communities.

“And now with the prospect of playing cross boarder competition against the newly formed semi-professional teams from Scotland further raises the competition level and profile of the Indigo Group Premiership, which has already played a major role in the development of the game in Wales over the last 15 years.

“We look forward to working alongside our stakeholders and the WRU in investing and developing the league further in line with these exciting opportunities”.


10th of August we welcome BEDLINOG to Sardis Road. After having met Bedlinog in last seasons cup, we look forward to testing our squad against the foxes

17th of August its Clifton RFC who travel to play us in the return fixture

24th of August we host  Bargoed RFC

31st of August Merthyr RFC make the short trip down the A470 to Sardis Road

Indigo Group Premiership Fixtures (September / October):
Bridgend v Aberavon
Carmarthen Quins v Llandovery
Cardiff v Pontypridd
Ebbw Vale v Newport
RGC v Merthyr
Swansea v Llanelli

WRU Specsavers Cup – Round 1 MERTHYR V PONTYPRIDD

Aberavon v Swansea
Llandovery v RGC
Llanelli v Cardiff
Merthyr v Ebbw Vale
Newport v Bridgend
Pontypridd v Carmarthen Quins

Aberavon v Newport
Bridgend v Merthyr
Cardiff v Swansea
Carmarthen Quins v Llanelli
RGC v Pontypridd
Ebbw Vale v Llandovery

Cardiff v Carmarthen Quins
Llandovery v Bridgend
Llanelli v RGC
Merthyr v Aberavon
Pontypridd v Ebbw Vale
Swansea v Newport

Aberavon v Llandovery
Bridgend v Pontypridd
Carmarthen v Swansea
Ebbw Vale v Llanelli
Newport v Merthyr
RGC v Cardiff


Specsavers Cup Round One:
RGC v Cardiff
Aberavon v Bargoed
Cardiff Met v Ystrad Rhondda
Newport v Carmarthen
Llandovery v Ystalyfera
Neath v Trebanos
Tata Steel v Bedwas
Ebbw Vale v Narberth
Pontypool v Swansea
Beddau v Bridgend
Merthyr v Pontypridd
Maesteg Quins v Llanelli
Cross Keys v Glamorgan Wars