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11 months ago By Roger Knight

Both Dunvant 1stXV and Dunvant Youth travel to face Penclawdd whilst our Development XV host unbeaten Bonymaen at Broadacre

Since we last met Penclawdd in 2013 they have made the journey down to Division 3 and back up to Division 1. This season they have won 3 and lost 2 but surprisingly their victories have come away at Aberystwyth, Tenby United and Llangennech but have lost their two homes games against Gowerton and Felinfoel. Rest assured they will be vying hard for victory on home soil against old rivals Dunvant this weekend. In our last 6 derbies Dunvant have won 3, Penclawdd 2 and 1 draw. The average margin of victory for either side is only 3 points which shows how tightly contested the games are between our sides.
Last time we visited the Donks, Dunvant won 9-3 in a dogged battle playing for 70 minutes with 14 men after our lock forward Jaen Botes was red carded.
You can be sure the Donks are going to have masses of vocal support for this one, and the red & green faithful will need to be in top voice in support of our boys. Don’t forget you red and green supporters- respect the Referee, respect the players, respect our opponents and enjoy the game, whatever the result. Be Loud-Be Proud

In other games Penclawdd Youth host Dunvant Youth in the Swansea District Shield. Dunvant Development with 3 league wins in a row after 2 early defeats host Bonymaen 2nds who are unbeaten in 3 games. If you can’t get to Penclawdd, please do get down to Broadacre to support our boys.

Match Form (League):
Dunvant: W W W W W 100%
Penclawdd: W L W L W 60%

Match History
13/04/13 Dunvant 18 Penclawdd 9 (D2 West)
17/11/12 Penclawdd 3 Dunvant 9 (D2 West)
07/01/12 Dunvant 9 Penclawdd 9 (D3 West)
17/09/11 Penclawdd 14 Dunvant 13 (D3 West)
30/04/11 Penclawdd 14 Dunvant 21 (D3 West)
09/04/11 Dunvant 23 Penclawdd 25 (D3 West)

Dunvant Team:
Team news awaited

Match Official: Ben Breakspear

Fixtures for Saturday 14th Oct
Swalec League Division 1 West

Aberystwyth v Tycroes
Gowerton v Llangennech
Kidwelly v Crymych
Llanelli Wanderers v Gorseinon
Penclawdd v Dunvant
Tenby United v Felinfoel

Swansea District Premier League Division A (2ndXV)
Dunvant v Bonymaen
Llangennech v Gorseinon
Morriston v Swansea University
Gorseinon v Seven Sisters

WRU Ospreys OD Youth League
No games

Swansea District Shield
Penclawdd Youth v Dunvant Youth

Updated 12:21 - 5 Nov 2017 by Roger Knight

Where next?

WRU PLATE Rd 2- DUNVANT DRAW MAESTEG AWAY It doesn't get any easier: Dunvant have been drawn away to MAESTEG in the WRU National Plate 2nd round on 28th October.
WANDERERS PRESSURE SEES THEM SNATCH VICTORY AT THE END (Sep15th) 2 yellows saw Dunvant play 20mins with 14, a lot of injury stoppages and defending an onslaught for 20 mins before home side snatched a 22-19 win


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Sat 29 Sep
1st XV 18/19 Llangennech RFC
Cup 14:30
Sat 6 Oct
1st XV 18/19 Aberystwyth
League 14:30
Sat 13 Oct
1st XV 18/19 Felinfoel
League 14:30

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