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Cardiff prove too strong for Pontypridd

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CARDIFF proved too strong for Pontypridd on Saturday (Nov 20), as they beat them 45-6 at Sardis Road.

Those in attendance didn’t have to wait long for the first score as Dan Fish scored a penalty for the visitors.

Fish was involved again soon after as he scored the game’s first try and he then added the extras for a 0-10 lead.

Pontypridd then got themselves on the scoresheet as Tyler Morris slotted a penalty through the posts.

Iestyn Harris then scored Cardiff’s second try of the game and Fish again added the extras to make it 17-3 to the Blue and Blacks.

Morris then added a second penalty for the home side but Cardiff had their third try shortly before half time.

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Ryan Wilkins got the score and Fish was again successful with the conversion to make it 6-24 at half time.

Early in the second half Wilkins grabbed his second try of the game and Fish made no mistake with the conversion to make it 6-31.

Ioan Evans was next to score for the Blue and Blacks and Fish added the extras once more.

James Beal added Cardiff’s sixth try of the game and this time it was Jack Maynard who added the extra two points.

That was the end of the action as Cardiff secured their sixth win in nine games.

They are now two points behind East group leaders Newport with one final round of games to play.

On Saturday, November 27, Cardiff host Merthyr while Newport are at home to Ebbw Vale.

Pontypridd now sit fifth after the defeat but they are just two points behind fourth placed RGC who they will face on Saturday.