The Neath defence swarms around Swansea's James Dixon.
Swalec Cup holders Neath set up a Millennium Stadium final showdown with cup kings Llanelli after securing a hard fought 32-16 victory over Swansea at the Liberty Stadium.
Swansea made the Welsh All Blacks work hard for their victory and were still in the hunt when fighting their way back to within a point after facing a 17-6 halftime deficit. But just as it appeared the All Whites were going to walk away with the spoils, Neath applied the blow torch to see tries by Kevin Farrell and Gareth Gravell edge them clear.
Despite the hard earned victory, Neath's Director of Rugby Rowland Phillips insists his side will be underdogs when they face Llanelli in the SWALEC Cup final on May 9.
Although being current Cup and League holders and four times Principality Premiership champions, Philliips insists the Scarlets will hold the favourites tag at the Millennium Stadium in three weeks' time.
He said, "There are some new boys in the Neath side this season so it's a big achievement for them to get to the final for the first time. Llanelli are above us in the League at the moment and although we are current Cup holders, on Llanelli's current form, Neath will be underdogs for once.
"Swansea were a very physical challenge to us in the semi-final - we weren't anywhere near the pace in the first twenty minutes - and they kept going until final whistle so they were a tough nut to crack. But the boys stuck to the game plan which came good in the end.
"The league may be out of reach but at least we've got the Cup to play for now. We've still got to play Llanelli away from home in the league too which will make things interesting but the Cup will be a nice carrot at the end of the season."
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Wales winger Luke Morgan has established himself as one of the deadliest finishers on the Sevens World Series. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie catches up with him on the eve of this weekend's round in Glasgow.
All roads lead to Cardiff on Sunday for the SSE SWALEC Finals Day at the Millennium Stadium. Cambrian Welfare tackle Ystradgynlais in the Bowl final, Ystrad Rhondda play Newcastle Emlyn in the Plate final while defending champions Pontypridd face Bridgend in the Cup final.
WRU Chief Executive Roger Lewis, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism Ken Skates and WRU Chairman Gareth Davies earlier this week launched a new competition in conjunction with the WRU unveiling its archive room.
Welsh players and management joined Deputy Minister for Sport Ken Skates at the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay earlier this week to reveal the Union's pioneering school-club hub initiative has been so successful the project will now almost double the scale of the original project.
The Scarlets, Newport Gwent Dragons, Cardiff Blues and the Ospreys look ahead to Judgement Day III which sees the Blues take on the Ospreys (2.30) and the Dragons tackle the Scarlets (4.45pm) at the Millennium Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
Ystradgynlais and Ynysddu played out a titanic struggle at Taffs Well in the SSE SWALEC Bowl semi-final. At the end of the game neither team could be separated after a 15-15 stalemate but Ystradgynlais go through on try count.
Blues strike first in JD III battle - Newport Gwent Dragons lock Andrew Coombs, WRU referee Dylan Llyr Jones and Cardiff Blues hooker Matthew Rees decide dressing room allocations for Judgement Day III
Wales Under 18 captain Calum Haggett has received a conditional offer to read Biomedical Science at St Anne's College, Oxford. WRU chairman Gareth Davies went to meet Calum and Coleg y Cymoedd Principal Judith Evans to wish him luck in his exams and pass on some of his personal experience.