Pontypridd


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Pontypridd

(ˌpɒntɪˈpriːð)
n
(Placename) an industrial town in S Wales, in Rhondda Cynon Taff county borough. Pop: 29 781 (2001)
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SEPTEMBER 7: Bridgend v Aberavon; Carmarthen Quins v Llandovery; Cardiff v Pontypridd; Ebbw Vale v Newport; RGC v Merthyr; Swansea v Llanelli.
And the top six Premiership clubs (Merthyr, Cardiff, Pontypridd, Llandovery, Ebbw Vale, Aberavon), will participate in a cross-border competition with Scottish Super6 clubs which will take place at the conclusion of the forthcoming season.
October 19: Cardiff v Carmarthen Quins; Llandovery v Bridgend;Llanelli v RGC; Merthyr v Aberavon; Pontypridd v Ebbw Vale; Swansea v Newport.
BRIDGEND.......................35 PONTYPRIDD..................44 BRIDGEND seem to be making a habit of losing close-fought games, once again just falling short in this game, which saw each side claim five tries before Pontypridd took the honours.
CROSS KEYS 3 PONTYPRIDD 28 PONTYPRIDD began their defence of the Welsh Premiership title with a comfortable win at Pandy Park.
TO celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Welsh national anthem and the 250th anniversary of the Old Bridge in Pontypridd, the town will host various events in the coming months, including:
Llanelli centre Matthew Watkins and Pontypridd fly-half Ceri Sweeney have both been rewarded for consistent club form this season.
FORWARDS: I Thomas (Ebbw Vale), G Jenkins (Pontypridd), C Anthony (Newport), B Evans (Swansea), R McBryde (Llanelli), M Davies (Pontypridd), S Williams (London Irish), R Sidoli (Pontypridd), G Llewellyn (Neath), M Owen (Pontypridd), R Parks (Pontypridd), M Williams (Cardiff), G Thomas (Bath), C Charvis (Swansea, capt).
FULLBACK Brett Davey helped Pontypridd power to victory over his former club Caerphilly in a poor game at Sardis Road.
CARMARTHEN Quins coach Emyr Phillips said his team had silenced the doubters after they hammered Pontypridd.
Pontypridd's Gavin Dacey will captain the side and coach the backs with Bedwas prop Deri Mattravers as player and forwards coach.
PONTYPRIDD set-up a Welsh Premiership play-off final against either Llanelli or Aberavon after beating Llandovery to finish the season at top of the table.