could not have been expected to match a Premiership club in Friday night's play-off.
He spoke of his love of Pontypool
RFC prior to Merthyr's WRU National Cup semi-final clash at Ebbw Vale on Saturday evening.
Try: S Matthews (2); Con: M Lewis; Pens: M Lewis (2).
T was almost like rolling back the years to the glory days of old at Pontypool
32 CARDIFF 13 By CHRIS SMART FULL-BACK Geraint O'Driscoll bagged two of Pontypool
's four tries as the Gwent side clinched a bonus point in their first Home Premiership game for eight weeks.
RUGBY UNION Pontypool
10 RGC 1404 78 "OUTSTANDING" was the word head coach Clive Griffiths used to describe RGC 1404's convincing win over Pontypool
, the Division One leaders, threw their hat into the provincial ring last night.
won a First Division survival battle amid celebrations that would have graced a Cup Final.
The two famous Welsh clubs went head-to-head in this one-off encounter - with Championship winners Pontypool
desperate to finally make the step up after years of knocking on the door.
Tries: R Nash, K Meek; Con: K Meek; Pens: M Jones, K Meek; DG: M Jones.
RFC have shelved plans to leave their historic home in the town after coming to an agreement with the local council over the enclosing of their rugby facility.