After a long bus journey down for the boys up North, it was RGC who came out of the blocks the quickest.

RGC earned a penalty in the Quins’ half where captain Bagshaw pointed for the sticks. Earl Jones slotted the penalty. 0-3

After a poor kick chase from the Quins, it was Earl Jones again who beat two players before passing inside for a 20 metre run in. Conversion was good. 0 -10

Quins started to grow into the game and started to go through the phases. Whilst making their way up the field, a pass was intercepted, with RGC running 60 meters to dot down over the white wash. 0 – 17.

RGC earned themselves a further 3 points before the break.

HT: Quins 0 – 20 RGC

The Quins struck first after half time with some excellent work up front. A penalty kick to the corner from Titcombe allowed Quins to get their Catch and Drive game flowing. Hooker Morgan went over. No extras were added. 5 – 20

More sustained pressure from the Quins saw RGC down to 14. Pressure told with debutant McDonald hitting a superb line of Archie Hughes to score under the posts. Titcombe converted. 12 – 20

Unfortunately, Quins were only able to gain a further 3 points which resulted in a single point.

Full time; Carmarthen Quins 15 – 20 RGC