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Rugby Academy partners RGC draw Llandovery in WRU National Cup quarter finals

Rugby Academy partners RGC draw Llandovery in WRU National Cup quarter finals

Rydal Penrhos' Rugby Academy partners RGC have been drawn against Principality Premiership rivals Llandovery in the WRU National Cup quarter final.

The Gogs will welcome the South Wales outfit on Saturday, March 4 in what is another mouthwatering clash that is expected to draw a large crows to Parc Eirias.

Mark Jones’ side recovered from an early deficit before falling to a 20-10 defeat at their cup opponents earlier this month having secured a 28-25 home win in their third top flight contest in September.

Elsewhere Cross Keys will host a fancied Pontypool side, while Ebbw Vale will be hoping for another scalp when they welcome newly promoted Merthyr.

Carmarthen Quins have been handed a tough test in the form of Pontypridd, who reached the final eight by securing an impressive success over Newport.

The Rydal Penrhos Academy is run in partnership with the Gogs and the Welsh Rugby Union, with a host of current and former pupils going on to achieve regional and national honours.

Current upper sixth pupil Dan Owen is the lates graduate to receive senior minutes for the top flight side.

Full WRU National Cup quarter-final draw: RGC vs Llandovery, Cross Keys vs Pontypool, Carmarthen Quins vs Pontypridd, Ebbw Vale vs Merthyr (ties to be played Saturday, March 4).

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