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Principality Premiership
SWALEC Championship
SWALEC Division 1

Principality Premiership 2017/18

Overview
Teams will start the final phase with a number of points depending on first phase placing:
  • 8 points to the group winners
  • 7 points to the 2nd
  • 6 points to the 3rd
  • 5 points to the 4th
  • 4 points to the 5th
  • 3 points to the 6th
  • 2 points to the 7th
  • 1 points to the 8th


Next fixtures
First phase
26/08/2017Aberavon - Bridgend Ravens
26/08/2017Bargoed - Ebbw Vale
26/08/2017Llandovery - RGC 1404
26/08/2017Llanelli - Carmarthen Quins
26/08/2017Merthyr - Cross Keys
26/08/2017Neath - Swansea
26/08/2017Newport - Cardiff Rugby
26/08/2017Pontypridd - Bedwas

Fixtures
26/08/2017 - First phase
Aberavon - Bridgend Ravens
Bargoed - Ebbw Vale
Llandovery - RGC 1404
Llanelli - Carmarthen Quins
Merthyr - Cross Keys
Neath - Swansea
Newport - Cardiff Rugby
Pontypridd - Bedwas
02/09/2017 - First phase
Bedwas - Newport
Bridgend Ravens - Llandovery
Cardiff Rugby - Merthyr
Carmarthen Quins - Neath
Cross Keys - Bargoed
Ebbw Vale - Pontypridd
RGC 1404 - Llanelli
Swansea - Aberavon
09/09/2017 - First phase
Aberavon - Carmarthen Quins
Bargoed - Cardiff Rugby
Cross Keys - Ebbw Vale
Llanelli - Llandovery
Merthyr - Bedwas
Neath - RGC 1404
Newport - Pontypridd
Swansea - Bridgend Ravens
16/09/2017 - First phase
Bedwas - Bargoed
Bridgend Ravens - Llanelli
Cardiff Rugby - Cross Keys
Carmarthen Quins - Swansea
Ebbw Vale - Newport
Llandovery - Neath
Pontypridd - Merthyr
RGC 1404 - Aberavon
23/09/2017 - First phase
Aberavon - Llandovery
Bargoed - Pontypridd
Cardiff Rugby - Ebbw Vale
Carmarthen Quins - Bridgend Ravens
Cross Keys - Bedwas
Merthyr - Newport
Neath - Llanelli
Swansea - RGC 1404
30/09/2017 - First phase
Bedwas - Cardiff Rugby
Bridgend Ravens - Neath
Ebbw Vale - Merthyr
Llandovery - Swansea
Llanelli - Aberavon
Newport - Bargoed
Pontypridd - Cross Keys
RGC 1404 - Carmarthen Quins
07/10/2017 - First phase
Aberavon - Neath
Bargoed - Merthyr
Bedwas - Ebbw Vale
Cardiff Rugby - Pontypridd
Carmarthen Quins - Llandovery
Cross Keys - Newport
RGC 1404 - Bridgend Ravens
Swansea - Llanelli
28/10/2017 - First phase
Bedwas - Pontypridd
Bridgend Ravens - Aberavon
Cardiff Rugby - Newport
Carmarthen Quins - Llanelli
Cross Keys - Merthyr
Ebbw Vale - Bargoed
RGC 1404 - Llandovery
Swansea - Neath
04/11/2017 - First phase
Aberavon - Swansea
Bargoed - Cross Keys
Llandovery - Bridgend Ravens
Llanelli - RGC 1404
Merthyr - Cardiff Rugby
Neath - Carmarthen Quins
Newport - Bedwas
Pontypridd - Ebbw Vale
11/11/2017 - First phase
Bedwas - Merthyr
Bridgend Ravens - Swansea
Cardiff Rugby - Bargoed
Carmarthen Quins - Aberavon
Ebbw Vale - Cross Keys
Llandovery - Llanelli
Pontypridd - Newport
RGC 1404 - Neath
18/11/2017 - First phase
Aberavon - RGC 1404
Bargoed - Bedwas
Cross Keys - Cardiff Rugby
Llanelli - Bridgend Ravens
Merthyr - Pontypridd
Neath - Llandovery
Newport - Ebbw Vale
Swansea - Carmarthen Quins
25/11/2017 - First phase
Bedwas - Cross Keys
Bridgend Ravens - Carmarthen Quins
Ebbw Vale - Cardiff Rugby
Llandovery - Aberavon
Llanelli - Neath
Newport - Merthyr
Pontypridd - Bargoed
RGC 1404 - Swansea
02/12/2017 - First phase
Aberavon - Llanelli
Bargoed - Newport
Cardiff Rugby - Bedwas
Carmarthen Quins - RGC 1404
Cross Keys - Pontypridd
Merthyr - Merthyr
Neath - Bridgend Ravens
Swansea - Llandovery
23/12/2017 - First phase
Bridgend Ravens - RGC 1404
Ebbw Vale - Bedwas
Llandovery - Carmarthen Quins
Llanelli - Swansea
Merthyr - Bargoed
Neath - Aberavon
Newport - Cross Keys
Pontypridd - Cardiff Rugby
30/12/2017 - Final phase
Carmarthen Quins - Swansea
Ebbw Vale - Llanelli
Llandovery - Aberavon
Merthyr - Cross Keys
Neath - Bargoed
Newport - Cardiff Rugby
Pontypridd - Bedwas
RGC 1404 - Bridgend Ravens
03/02/2018 - Final phase
Bedwas - Merthyr
Bridgend Ravens - Cardiff Rugby
Carmarthen Quins - Aberavon
Llandovery - RGC 1404
Neath - Cross Keys
Newport - Ebbw Vale
Pontypridd - Llanelli
Swansea - Bargoed
10/02/2018 - Final phase
Aberavon - Swansea
Bargoed - Llandovery
Bedwas - Newport
Cardiff Rugby - Merthyr
Cross Keys - Bridgend Ravens
Ebbw Vale - Pontypridd
Llanelli - Carmarthen Quins
RGC 1404 - Neath
17/02/2018 - Final phase
Bargoed - Aberavon
Bridgend Ravens - Ebbw Vale
Llandovery - Cardiff Rugby
Merthyr - Pontypridd
Neath - Bedwas
Newport - Llanelli
RGC 1404 - Carmarthen Quins
Swansea - Cross Keys
24/02/2018 - Final phase
Bedwas - Bridgend Ravens
Cardiff Rugby - Neath
Carmarthen Quins - Bargoed
Cross Keys - Llandovery
Ebbw Vale - Merthyr
Llanelli - Aberavon
Newport - Pontypridd
RGC 1404 - Swansea
10/03/2018 - Final phase
Aberavon - RGC 1404
Bedwas - Llandovery
Cardiff Rugby - Swansea
Cross Keys - Carmarthen Quins
Ebbw Vale - Neath
Llanelli - Bargoed
Merthyr - Newport
Pontypridd - Bridgend Ravens
17/03/2018 - Final phase
Aberavon - Cross Keys
Bargoed - RGC 1404
Bridgend Ravens - Newport
Carmarthen Quins - Cardiff Rugby
Llandovery - Ebbw Vale
Merthyr - Llanelli
Neath - Pontypridd
Swansea - Bedwas
24/03/2018 - Final phase
Bedwas - Carmarthen Quins
Cardiff Rugby - Aberavon
Cross Keys - Bargoed
Ebbw Vale - Swansea
Llanelli - RGC 1404
Merthyr - Bridgend Ravens
Newport - Neath
Pontypridd - Llandovery
30/03/2018 - Final phase
Aberavon - Bedwas
Bargoed - Cardiff Rugby
Carmarthen Quins - Ebbw Vale
Llandovery - Newport
Llanelli - Bridgend Ravens
Neath - Merthyr
RGC 1404 - Cross Keys
Swansea - Pontypridd
02/04/2018 - Final phase
Bedwas - Bargoed
Bridgend Ravens - Neath
Cardiff Rugby - RGC 1404
Cross Keys - Llanelli
Ebbw Vale - Aberavon
Merthyr - Llandovery
Newport - Swansea
Pontypridd - Carmarthen Quins
07/04/2018 - Final phase
Bedwas - Cardiff Rugby
Bridgend Ravens - Carmarthen Quins
Cross Keys - Ebbw Vale
Llandovery - Llanelli
Merthyr - Aberavon
Newport - Bargoed
Pontypridd - RGC 1404
Swansea - Neath
14/04/2018 - Final phase
Aberavon - Pontypridd
Bargoed - Ebbw Vale
Carmarthen Quins - Newport
Cross Keys - Cardiff Rugby
Llandovery - Bridgend Ravens
Llanelli - Neath
RGC 1404 - Bedwas
Swansea - Merthyr
21/04/2018 - Final phase
Aberavon - Newport
Bargoed - Pontypridd
Bedwas - Cross Keys
Bridgend Ravens - Swansea
Cardiff Rugby - Llanelli
Ebbw Vale - RGC 1404
Merthyr - Carmarthen Quins
Neath - Llandovery
05/05/2018 - Final phase
Bridgend Ravens - Bargoed
Ebbw Vale - Bedwas
Llandovery - Carmarthen Quins
Llanelli - Swansea
Neath - Aberavon
Newport - Cross Keys
Pontypridd - Cardiff Rugby
RGC 1404 - Merthyr
12/05/2018 - Final phase
Aberavon - Bridgend Ravens
Bargoed - Merthyr
Cardiff Rugby - Ebbw Vale
Carmarthen Quins - Neath
Cross Keys - Pontypridd
Llanelli - Bedwas
RGC 1404 - Newport
Swansea - Llandovery

First phase
West
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDL
1Aberavon00000
2Bridgend Ravens00000
3Carmarthen Quins00000
4Llandovery00000
5Llanelli00000
6Neath00000
7RGC 140400000
8Swansea00000
Next fixtures
First phase
26/08/2017Aberavon - Bridgend Ravens
26/08/2017Llandovery - RGC 1404
26/08/2017Llanelli - Carmarthen Quins
26/08/2017Neath - Swansea

AberavonBridgend
Ravens
Carmarthen
Quins
LlandoveryLlanelliNeathRGC
1404
Swansea
Aberavon-26/08/201709/09/201723/09/201702/12/201707/10/201718/11/201704/11/2017
Bridgend
Ravens
28/10/2017-25/11/201702/09/201716/09/201730/09/201723/12/201711/11/2017
Carmarthen
Quins
11/11/201723/09/2017-07/10/201728/10/201702/09/201702/12/201716/09/2017
Llandovery25/11/201704/11/201723/12/2017-11/11/201716/09/201726/08/201730/09/2017
Llanelli30/09/201718/11/201726/08/201709/09/2017-25/11/201704/11/201723/12/2017
Neath23/12/201702/12/201704/11/201718/11/201723/09/2017-09/09/201726/08/2017
RGC
1404
16/09/201707/10/201730/09/201728/10/201702/09/201711/11/2017-25/11/2017
Swansea02/09/201709/09/201718/11/201702/12/201707/10/201728/10/201723/09/2017-

East
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDL
1Bargoed00000
2Bedwas00000
3Cardiff Rugby00000
4Cross Keys00000
5Ebbw Vale00000
6Merthyr00000
7Newport00000
8Pontypridd00000
Next fixtures
First phase
26/08/2017Bargoed - Ebbw Vale
26/08/2017Merthyr - Cross Keys
26/08/2017Newport - Cardiff Rugby
26/08/2017Pontypridd - Bedwas

BargoedBedwasCardiff
Rugby
Cross
Keys
Ebbw
Vale
MerthyrNewportPontypridd
Bargoed-18/11/201709/09/201704/11/201726/08/201707/10/201702/12/201723/09/2017
Bedwas16/09/2017-30/09/201725/11/201707/10/201711/11/201702/09/201728/10/2017
Cardiff
Rugby
11/11/201702/12/2017-16/09/201723/09/201702/09/201728/10/201707/10/2017
Cross
Keys
02/09/201723/09/201718/11/2017-09/09/201728/10/201707/10/201702/12/2017
Ebbw
Vale
28/10/201723/12/201725/11/201711/11/2017-30/09/201716/09/201702/09/2017
Merthyr23/12/201709/09/201704/11/201726/08/2017- / 02/12/201723/09/201718/11/2017
Newport30/09/201704/11/201726/08/201723/12/201718/11/201725/11/2017-09/09/2017
Pontypridd25/11/201726/08/201723/12/201730/09/201704/11/201716/09/201711/11/2017-

Final phase
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDL
1Aberavon00000League victory
2Bargoed00000
3Bedwas00000
4Bridgend Ravens00000
5Cardiff Rugby00000
6Carmarthen Quins00000
7Cross Keys00000
8Ebbw Vale00000
9Llandovery00000
10Llanelli00000
11Merthyr00000
12Neath00000
13Newport00000
14Pontypridd00000
15RGC 140400000
16Swansea00000
Next fixtures
Final phase
30/12/2017Carmarthen Quins - Swansea
30/12/2017Ebbw Vale - Llanelli
30/12/2017Llandovery - Aberavon
30/12/2017Merthyr - Cross Keys
30/12/2017Neath - Bargoed
30/12/2017Newport - Cardiff Rugby
30/12/2017Pontypridd - Bedwas
30/12/2017RGC 1404 - Bridgend Ravens

AberavonBargoedBedwasBridgend
Ravens
Cardiff
Rugby
Carmarthen
Quins
Cross
Keys
Ebbw
Vale
LlandoveryLlanelliMerthyrNeathNewportPontypriddRGC
1404
Swansea
Aberavon-30/03/201812/05/201817/03/201821/04/201814/04/201810/03/201810/02/2018
Bargoed17/02/2018-30/03/201814/04/201810/02/201812/05/201821/04/201817/03/2018
Bedwas02/04/2018-24/02/201807/04/201824/03/201821/04/201810/03/201803/02/201810/02/2018
Bridgend
Ravens
05/05/2018-03/02/201807/04/201817/02/201802/04/201817/03/201821/04/2018
Cardiff
Rugby
24/03/2018-12/05/201821/04/201810/02/201824/02/201802/04/201810/03/2018
Carmarthen
Quins
03/02/201824/02/201817/03/2018-30/03/201812/05/201814/04/201830/12/2017
Cross
Keys
24/03/201810/02/201814/04/201810/03/2018-07/04/201824/02/201802/04/201812/05/2018
Ebbw
Vale
02/04/201805/05/2018-30/12/201724/02/201810/03/201810/02/201821/04/201824/03/2018
Llandovery30/12/201714/04/201817/02/201805/05/201817/03/2018-07/04/201830/03/201803/02/2018
Llanelli24/02/201810/03/201812/05/201830/03/201810/02/2018-14/04/201824/03/201805/05/2018
Merthyr07/04/201824/03/201821/04/201830/12/201702/04/201817/03/2018-10/03/201817/02/2018
Neath05/05/201830/12/201717/02/201803/02/201821/04/201830/03/2018-17/03/2018
Newport07/04/201830/12/201705/05/201803/02/201817/02/201824/03/2018-24/02/201802/04/2018
Pontypridd30/12/201710/03/201805/05/201802/04/201824/03/201803/02/2018-07/04/2018
RGC
1404
14/04/201830/12/201717/02/201830/03/201805/05/201810/02/201812/05/2018-24/02/2018
Swansea03/02/201817/03/201817/02/201812/05/201814/04/201807/04/201830/03/2018-