RAG action continues this Wednesday at Ystrad Mynach and Pontypridd

Natalie Jones Academy News

The under 18s team are currently sitting comfortably in the second position in the WRU RAG Championship after a great 26-14 victory last Sunday against RGC at Parc y Scarlets. They face Dragons tomorrow, Wednesday 12th of February at CCB Ystrad Mynach, KO 19:15. This will be a fight for second place standings in the competition as the Dragons currently sit at 3rd place.

Head Coach Euros Evans makes six changes to his starting XV. Dylan Richards moves from full back to right wing with Alex Wainwright sitting in fullback position. Luke Davies replaces Archie Hughes as scrum half partner with Josh Phillips as fly-half. Morgan Macrae moves to the bench as a hooker as Lewis Morgan takes on the starting role. Joe Franklin-Cooper gets the nod as flanker with the help of Leon Samuel at number 8.

Scarlets Under 18s team to face the Dragons, Ystrad Mynach, Wednesday 12th February, KO 19:15

15 Alex Wainwright, 14 Dylan Richards, 13 Rhun Phillips, 12 Eddie James, 11 Josh Evans, 10 Josh Phillips, 9 Luke Davies ©, 1 Sam O'Connor, 2 Lewis Morgan, 3 Tomas Pritchard, 4 Aaron Howles, 5 Caleb Salmon , 6 Joe Franklin-Cooper, 7 Caine Rees- Jones, 8 Leon Samuel

Subs: 16 Morgan Macrae, 17 Dylan Smith, 18 Lewis Ellar, 19 Ben Gregory, 20 Lewis Clayton, 21 Harry Williams, 22 Aled Davies, 23 Louis Rees


The Scarlets West U16s team are also up and running tomorrow, Wednesday 12th February, KO 19:30 in Sardis Road, Pontypridd to face the North Cardiff Blues who are currently over in the Championship table. They look to remain victorious after a huge win against Red Dragons resulting in a final score of 22-7.

Head Coach Tim Poole makes only five minor changes to his starting XV. Josh Hathaway is replaced by fullback Harry Fuller, while Matthew Miles comes in on the left wing. Sam Miles comes in at fly-half to partner with Lucca Setaro as scrum half. Ioan Lewis gets the nod on the tight end prop as well as Ioan Charles as flanker. Rhys Lewis takes over as captain.

Scarlets West U16s team to face Cardiff Blues North, Sardis Road Pontypridd, Wednesday 12th February, KO 19:30

15 Harry Fuller, 14 Dafydd Jones, 13 Harry Davies, 12 Gruffydd Morgan, 11 Matthew Miles, 10 Sam Miles, 9 Lucca Setaro, 1 Thomas Cabot, 2 Tom Mason, 3 John Lewis, 4 Benjamin Hesford, 5 Rhys Lewis ©, 6 Jac Delaney, 7 John Charles, 8 Shane Evans

Subs: 16 Harri Phillips, 17 Saul McGrath, 18 Steffan Holmes, 19 Jack Llewellyn, 20 Zack Stewart, 21 Iori Humphreys, 22 Ifan Vaicaitis, 23 Owen Llewellyn

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