NORTH WALES 9S COMPETITION
Dragons so close to reaching final
Panthers win North Wales Nines
Prestatyn and Rhyl Panthers won the 2012 North Wales Nines on Sunday.
Prestatyn and Rhyl Panthers won the 2012 North Wales Nines on Sunday in Queensway in Wrexham.
The Panthers, who were unbeaten throughout, beat a plucky Aberystwyth University in the Final.
The Mike Nicholas Man of Steel Award was won by Lewys Weaver from Prestatyn and Rhyl Panthers.
All the teams then attended North Wales Crusaders vs Rochdale Hornets after the awards ceremony while at half time there was a photo of the winners taken on the pitch.
North Wales Development Officer, Matt Pritchard: "We've set a very high benchmark. The skills levels were superb throughout and it was a fantastic day. It was great to bring everyone together in one tournament, it was a great advert for Rugby League in North Wales."
Dee Valley Dragons
Wrexham Bradley Raiders
Prestatyn and Rhyl Panthers
Dragons 16 Celts 6
Raiders 0 Aberystwyth 10
Panthers 20 Bangor 8
Aberystwyth 6 Dragons 4
Raiders 8 Celts 18
Bangor 8 Marauders 4
Dragons 12 Raiders 8
Aberystwyth 24 Celts 12
Marauders 0 Panthers 22
1:25 pm North Wales 9's Final - Panthers 10 Aberystwyth 4