Club Newsletter No 11 of 15

1) TWO WINNERS OF THE FIRST/LAST TRY COMPETITION
The eleventh round of the competition – Llandovery v Pontypridd – saw two winners. The first try from Aaron Warren (11) won Paul Adams another £50 and the second from Richard Williams (14) £50 for Derek Jones
The next round is at the Llandovery v Cross Keys game on April 13 2019
2) ALL INCLUSIVE MATCH DAY BUFFET APRIL 20
For the home game against Carmarthen Quins on April 20 , there will be a cold buffet and wine/beer served from 1 00 pm until kick off time. All members and a guest are welcome
Please note that the time has been brought forward to 1 00 pm from 1 30 pm
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.
At the time of writing only 14 out of the 23 members have indicated their attendance and we will need to know numbers for organisational purposes
Also to let us know if you 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.

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 Pontypridd a + 5 handicap start on Saturday but the Drovers won by an impressive 24 points (48-24)) 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 11 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 (£250) 12 NIGEL CLARKE (£50) 13 PHIL RATCLIFFE (£50) 14 DEREK JONES (£100) 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 27 21 0 6 798 501 107
Llandovery 28 20 1 7 803 492 98
Cardiff 26 19 1 6 771 547 95
Ebbw Vale 28 19 1 8 671 512 90
Pontypridd 25 18 0 7 840 480 89
Newport 29 16 2 11 726 678 83
Aberavon 25 16 2 7 569 478 78
Swansea 28 15 0 13 625 552 75
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 26 12 1 13 669 556 73
Carmarthen Quins 29 13 1 15 616 544 71
Llanelli 29 11 1 17 622 710 58
Bedwas 28 10 1 17 615 786 52
Bridgend Ravens 26 9 0 17 544 651 50
Cross Keys 27 5 1 21 552 925 35
Bargoed 27 6 0 21 522 872 33
Neath 26 1 0 25 367 1026 3