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Merthyr RFC Pontypool RFC Merthyr RFC v Pontypool RFC

Tuesday 20th March 2018 / 7:15pm Kick Off
WRU NATIONAL CUP
Referee: Mr Mike English (Abertillery)

Pontypool RFC Lineup

Previous Matches

Overall

17Games
  • 12Wins
  • 4Losses
  • 1Draws

Home

9Games
  • 7Wins
  • 1Losses
  • 1Draws

Away

8Games
  • 5Wins
  • 3Losses
  • 0Draws
 

Pontypool make the journey to The Wern on Tuesday to take on last season’s Premiership champions Merthyr in the eagerly awaited quarter final of the WRU National Cup, kick-off 7.15pm.

The original fixture was postponed on Saturday 3 March due to snow.

Merthyr beat Newcastle Emlyn at Dol Wiber 59-0 in the first round and defeated Cardiff 37-12 at Cardiff Arms Park in round 2.

Meanwhile Pooler beat Tata Steel at Pontypool Park 55-14 in round 1 and gained a superb 23-8 victory over Premiership outfit Carmarthen Quins, also at Pontypool Park in the second round.

The Ironmen and Pooler last met in the 2015-16 season with Pontypool taking the spoils 20-13 at The Wern on 3 October 2015 while Merthyr gained revenge in the return match at Pontypool Park as they overcame the home side 33-13 on 18 March 2016.

Please note that the Pontypool replacements will be announced later.

 

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