Holders Neath travel to Carmarthen Quins, unbeaten leaders of Division One West, who will provide a stern test for the Welsh All Blacks in the Sixth round of the SWALEC Cup
Holders Neath travel to Carmarthen Quins, unbeaten leaders of Division One West, who will provide a stern test for the Welsh All Blacks.
Quins coach Max Howells said: "It's a great draw for us. We haven't lost a game all season and it will be a test of where we are as a side.
"They will be favourites as holders of the cup but we always have a lot of belief and we will relish the challenge.
"We will approach the game in a positive manner and hope the players perform to the best of their ability.
"Rowland Phillips and myself go back a long way so there's some positive history between us and I'm sure it will be an enjoyable occasion."
Round Five giantkillers Llantwit Fardre have been rewarded with a difficult trip to the Talbot Athletic Ground to face Premier outfit Aberavon. The Three South East side beat Division One West visitors Whitland 26-18 on Saturday but will find the Wizards a totally different proposition.
Tie of the round will be at Parc Stradey where 13 times-winners Llanelli entertain Cardiff while other all-Premier ties see Cross Keys host Pontypridd, Swansea travel to Ebbw Vale, and Newport face Llandovery at Rodney Parade.
(ties to be played the weekend of 21 February, 2009)
Aberavon v Llantwit Fardre
Carmarthen Quins v Neath
Cross Keys v Pontypridd
Ebbw Vale v Swansea
Llanelli v Cardiff
Newport v Llandovery
Rumney v Caerphilly
Tonmawr v Glamorgan Wanderers
The two north Wales sides left in the Plate competition both face long trips in round four. Pwllheli visit Rhydyfelin of Two East after beating Llanelli Wanderers 28-0 in round three while Llangefni, who despatched Laugharne 55-7, have an equally difficult tie at Four East's Risca.
Cardiff University are rewarded for their 17-14 win at Fairwater with a trip to Treherbert of Two East.
(ties to be played the weekend of 21 February, 2009)
Blaina v Nantyffyllon
Mountain Ash v Brynamman
Nantymoel v Ammanford
Newcastle Emlyn v Resolven
Rhydyfelin v Pwllheli
Risca v Llangefni
Tonyrefail v Tredegar Ironsides
Treherbert v Cardiff University
Round Two's top scorers Gorseinon have been given a home draw against Gowerton of Five South West. They racked up 65 points in winning at Bynea and hope their Bowl success can be transferred to Two West where they are currently in bottom place.
Rhiwbina of Four East beat Cardiff HSOB 19-14 in round two and they stay in the city to host Old Penarthians of Five South East.
Newtown are the only north Wales side left in the competition and they welcome Glyncorrwg of Four South West to the Recreation Ground.
Full Draw (ties to be played the weekend of 21 February, 2009)
Lampeter v Aberaeron
Gorseinon v Gowerton
Alltwen v Morriston
Newtown v Glyncorrwg
Ferndale v Pontyclun
Rhiwbina v Old Penarthians
Dowlais v Crumlin
Usk v Abercarn
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The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.