Bridgend Ravens
2012/2013 Principality Premiership
Bridgend 18 v 28 Quins
29 September 2012 - Morganstone Brewery Field, Bridgend
Carmarthen Quins

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Bridgend Ravens

Bridgend RFC, now Bridgend Ravens, were formed in 1878 and have been playing at the famous Brewery Fields, on and off, since 1920.

After two top 3 positions in the early years of the Premiership, financial and other problems saw a dramatic decline in the club’s fortunes until they were relegated in 2008/09 as bottom of the league. Then an end of season revival prevented them from being relegated to Division 2 West in the next season before they gained their rightful position in the Premiership at the end of the 2010-11 season.

Welsh Champions ~ 4 times.

WRU National League ~ 2003 Winners

WRU Challenge Cup ~ Twice Winners

Snelling Sevens ~ 6 times.

Floodlight Alliance ~ 1967 Winners

Division 1 West ~ 2011 Winners

International Opposition

Beaten Italy, Australia and Western Samoa.

Former Players Include:

John Devereux                                    Adam Jones                             JJ Williams

Steve Fenwick                                    Deiniol Jones                           JPR Williams

Robert Howley                                    Ryan Jones                              Maama Molitika

Aisea Havili                                        Gareth Thomas                         Sililo Martens

Mike Hall                                            Andrew Bishop                          Dafydd James

Carmarthen Quins had the better of the Ravens twice last year with a 28-14 win at home and a 34-17 victory away. We also managed to put them out of the Cup in a close fought contest.

Carmarthen Quins Record

Played 12  Won 8  Drawn 0  Lost 4     (Cup ~Won 1 lost 1)

Keith Bond