Oct 21 2018 23 Club NEWSLETTER No 4

Oct 21 2018 23 Club NEWSLETTER No 4

1)      TWO WINNERS OF THE FIRST/LAST TRY COMPETITION

The fourth round of the competition – Llandovery v Neath – saw two winners. The first try after four minutes by prop Berian Watkins (No 3) got Doug Davies £50 and the last try – in injury time – was scored by replacement Lee Rees (No 23) earning  Anthony Maynard £50.

The next round will be at the Llandovery v Ebbw Vale game on Friday November 9, in front of the live BBC 2 cameras.

2)      INTERNATIONAL TICKETS

Members are again reminded that orders are still being taken for two free tickets for the Autumn internationals. Orders for any one of the four games should be placed asap with Gina at the clubhouse (01550 721110) or by email to droversrfc@gmail.com

Seats on the 23 Club minibus outing to the Wales v Australia, organised by Robin Barlow, are now all taken

WALES V SCOTLAND Sat 3 November 2018, 14:45 ; WALES V AUSTRALIA Sat 10 November 2018, 17:20 ; WALES V TONGA Sat 17 November 2018, 14:30 WALES V SOUTH AFRICA Sat 24 November 2018, 17:20

3)      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.

4)      ODDS

Bookmakers gave Neath  a + 21 start on Friday night but the Drovers won by 27 points to give members who had backed Llandovery on the handicap a profitable night.

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

The latest available odds to win the Premiership outright have Llandovery as third favourites.

Merthyr 10/11, Ebbw Vale 100/30 and Llandovery at 11/2

5)      LIST OF MEMBERS (and their numbers) WITH MONEY WON SO FAR AFTER FOUR ROUNDS

1 HUW S THOMAS 2 ROB SALT 3 DOUG DAVIES (£50) 4 ALUN THOMAS 5 ROBIN BARLOW (£100) 6 GARETH JONES 7 HOWARD POTTER 8 TONY WILLIAMS 9 MICKY GOUGH

10 EIRIAN DAVIES 11 PAUL ADAMS (£100) 12 NIGEL CLARKE 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)

HUW S THOMAS 21/10/2018

TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 16 13 0 3 396 243 61
Carmarthen Quins 17 10 3 4 372 278 54
Aberavon 16 11 0 5 371 272 53
Llandovery 16 9 2 5 344 285 48
Pontypridd 18 10 0 8 394 376 47
Merthyr 18 8 0 10 362 374 44
RGC 1404 17 8 1 8 409 381 43
Newport 15 7 0 8 294 278 37
Swansea 17 7 0 10 246 292 35
Llanelli 15 6 0 9 293 412 27
Ebbw Vale 17 4 2 11 283 351 27
Bridgend Ravens 18 3 0 15 271 493 19