1) TWO WINNERS OF THE FIRST/LAST TRY COMPETITION

1) TWO WINNERS OF THE FIRST/LAST TRY COMPETITION

The fifth round of the competition – Llandovery v Ebbw Vale – saw two winners. The first try after eight minutes by hooker Marc Jones (No 2) got Rob Salt £50 and the last and second try – late in the second half – was scored by centre Rhodri Jones (No 12). It earned Nigel Clarke £50.

The next round is at the Llandovery v Newport game on December 8, 2018

2) END OF SEASON 23 CLUB GALA DINNER

The provisional date for the all inclusive black tie dinner is Friday 10 May 2019.

Please mark it in your diary.

Euros Evans, Simon Davies and Gareth Potter will be guests and have agreed to do a 45 minute Questions and Answers session for 23 Club members and guests.

Non 23 Club members will be able to purchase tickets for the dinner at £50 a head (to include 3 course meal, all wines and beers)

3) INTERNATIONAL TICKETS

Most members have now taken advantage of the free international tickets but orders are still being taken for two tickets for the remaining Autumn internationals. Orders for any one of the two games should be placed asap with Gina at the clubhouse (01550 721110) or by email to droversrfc@gmail.com

WALES V TONGA Sat 17 November 2018, 14:30 WALES V SOUTH AFRICA Sat 24 November 2018, 17:20

4) 10% DISCOUNT

West End Cafe continues to offer all 23 Club members a discount of 10% on food and beverage purchased at the cafe. Claim your 10% on production of your membership card.

5) ODDS

Bookmakers gave Ebbw Vale a + 10 start on Friday night but the Drovers only won by won by 6 points to give members who had backed Llandovery on the handicap a fruitless night.

Bookmakers Paddy Power, Betfair Sportsbook, Skybet and Bet 365 are all now offering odds on Principality games.

6) LIST OF MEMBERS (and their numbers) WITH MONEY WON SO FAR AFTER FIVE ROUNDS

1 HUW S THOMAS 2 ROB SALT (£50) 3 DOUG DAVIES (£50) 4 ALUN THOMAS 5ROBIN BARLOW (£100) 6 GARETH JONES 7 HOWARD POTTER 8 TONY WILLIAMS 9 MICKY GOUGH 10 EIRIAN DAVIES 11 PAUL ADAMS (£100) 12 NIGEL CLARKE (£50)13 PHIL RATCLIFFE 14 DEREK JONES (£50) 15 DAVID BOORER (£50) 16 DAI THOMAS 17 MARK VINCE 18 JOHN DAVIES 19 JOHN HERRING 20 DAN JONES 21 ROB HUNT 22 MARTIN REES 23 ANTHONY MAYNARD (£50)

TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 14 12 0 2 337 211 55
Carmarthen Quins 15 9 2 4 346 258 48
Aberavon 14 9 0 5 303 236 44
Merthyr 16 8 0 8 321 321 42
Pontypridd 16 9 0 7 346 332 42
Llandovery 14 7 2 5 306 261 40
RGC 1404 15 7 1 7 367 337 38
Swansea 15 7 0 8 212 246 33
Newport 14 6 0 8 277 266 33
Llanelli 14 6 0 8 275 364 27
Ebbw Vale 15 3 1 11 257 328 21
Bridgend Ravens 16 3 0 13 245 432 18