Tata Steel
Tata Steel 22 v 59 Cardiff
25 August 2018 - Tata Steel RFC, Port Talbot

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Tata Steel - Cardiff

Cardiff RFC head for Port Talbot for their last pre-season friendly game on Saturday looking to build on the win last week against Old Albanians.

With the Premiership season one week away Cardiff have picked a strong side to take on Tata Steel but still have a few players still unavailable. Miles Normandale, Reuben Tucker, Steffan Jones, Rory Pitman, James Beal and Kieron Brown all unable to play this weekend. Morgan Griffiths is also unavailable as he is with the Cardiff Blues A side this week.

The starting XV includes a Blue & Black debut for Martin Roberts at scrum half. The replacements will be announced at the ground but it is expected all fit players will be in attendance.

Cardiff v Tata Steel (Saturday 25th Aug)

15 Llwyarch Ap Myrddin

14 Amir Jiwa Walji

13 Will Rees-Hole

12 Joe Gatt

11 Matthew Powell

10 Gareth Thompson

9 Martin Roberts

1 Thomas Davies

2 Joey Tomlinson (Capt)

3 Peter Lloyd

4 Nathan Smith

5 Kieran Martin

6 Tom Daley

7 Zach O’Driscoll

8 Morgan Allen