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Llanishen Top Scorers In Principality Cup.

Llanishen Top Scorers In Principality Cup.

Llanishen were the top scorers in the Preliminary Round of the Principality Cup at the weekend, as they thrashed North Wales club Welshpool by 110-7.
The Cardiff-based club ran in 18 tries with fly half Andrew Edwards, formerly of St Peter’s, scoring one and kicking ten conversions.

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The biggest shock was the home loss by Seven Sisters, semi-finalists of 1998, who were beaten 31-22 by Felinfoel, while the Welsh Districts Cup holders, Blackwood Stars, went to Laugharne and won 50-17.

Alltwen, under new player-coach Dean Morgan, held off Mountain Ash 16-13 and another new coach, former Wales skipper Kevin Phillips, was in charge of Newcastle Emlyn, who won 23-10 at Abercrave.

Bridgend Athletic registered the biggest away win, thrashing Swansea Uplands by 96-0 and a new-look Penygraig side beat Nelson 63-0.

The closest match was at Gwernyfed, where visitors Llandeilo drew 24-24, but won on try-count, while second-class club Trefil went through by 28-8 at Crymych.

South Wales Police returned to rugby after a season’s gap and they had to thank Justin Lott, who kicked three penalties, for their 9-8 win over Trinant at Waterton Cross.

Penarth kicked off at 4.15pm at home to Builth Wells, but they still fell by 48-17, though near-neighbours Old Penarthians beat Furnace Utd by 29-7 at Cwrt-y-Vil, including a try by new player-coach John Calderley.

North Wales club Wrexham strode forward after a good 17-6 win at Llanhilleth and Bala progressed only because Llangwm could not field a front row.

Ruthin went through with a fine 57-0 win at Bynea and Newtown were 42-22 winners at Canton.

Of the University sides, only Cardiff were winners, racing to a 32-5 success at Cefneithin.

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