23 Club Newsletter No 10

1) TWO WINNERS OF THE FIRST/LAST TRY COMPETITION
The tenth round of the competition – Llandovery v Swansea – saw two winners. The first try from Ryan Evans (13) won Phil Ratcliffe £50 and the second form Aaron Warren (11) clinched yet another £50 for Paul Adams.The next round is at the Llandovery v Pontypridd game on March 30 2019

2) 23 CLUB RULES REMINDER
i) Please note that the first and last try scorer competition is confined to home league games and does not operate for the Llandovery v Swansea Cup tie on March 23
ii) However, please note that free entry for member + guest is for both league and Cup games

3) END OF SEASON 23 CLUB GALA DINNER
For those who have not yet let Gina know, please confirm your attendance (plus one guest) at the all inclusive 23 Club black tie dinner on Friday May 10, 2019 – 7 00 for 7 30 pm
Also to let us know if they intend to bring an extra guest or guests for which they will be charged at £50 per head all inclusive

Members are encouraged to bring extra guests along or to ask rugby friends/players who might be interested.

The attendance at the dinner will be limited however to 100 in toto.

Coaches Euros Evans, Simon Davies and Gareth Potter have agreed to do a question and answer session on the evening.

Please let Gina know on 01550 72110 or email droversrfc@gmail.com

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 Swansea a + 6 handicap start on Friday but the Drovers won by 17 points (20-3) so those who backed Llandovery enjoyed a profitable evening out.

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

6) LIST OF MEMBERS (and their numbers) WITH MONEY WON SO FAR AFTER 10 OF THE 15 ROUNDS
1 HUW S THOMAS 2 ROB SALT (£100) 3 DOUG DAVIES (£50) 4 ALUN THOMAS 5 ROBIN BARLOW (£150) 6 GARETH JONES 7 HOWARD POTTER 8 TONY WILLIAMS (£50) 9 MICKY GOUGH 10 EIRIAN DAVIES 11 PAUL ADAMS (£200) 12 NIGEL CLARKE (£50) 13 PHIL RATCLIFFE (£50) 14 DEREK JONES (£50) 15 DAVID BOORER (£100) 16 DAI THOMAS 17 MARK VINCE 18 JOHN DAVIES 19 JOHN HERRING 20 DAN JONES 21 ROB HUNT 22 MARTIN REES 23 ANTHONY MAYNARD (£100)

TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3