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Black Knights To Make Long Awaited Trip To South Wales

by Twm Owen

The first home fixture for the South Wales Warriors in the British American Football league this season will see them meet the team they had been due to face in last year’s playoffs.

The Worcestershire Black Knights forfeited their trip to Llanharan in the Division Two Southern Conference quarter-finals last year due to a player shortage having twice suffered 48-0 defeats to the Welshmen in the regular season.

While the Black Knights’ 2018 ended off the field they will need a positive result at Llanharan Rugby Club’s Dairy Field ground on Sunday, May 12 (2.30pm) to keep their season alive.

Though they qualified for the 2018 postseason as one of the two best third-placed teams in the Southern Conference after two games this year they are rooted to the bottom of the West division having lost their opening two encounters.

They opened their season on Easter Sunday with a 42-6 defeat to the Somerset Wyverns who admitted to wanting revenge having been pipped at the post to the play-off place which the Black Knights ultimately didn’t take.

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Nick 'Willy Tee' Wilson-Town hails from the South West where he's spent the last decade bouncing around various teams at the university and senior level. He came to fame on the now departed unofficial forum thanks to his regularly irreverent Uniball predictions and general 'BUAFL wafflage'. Follow him on twitter @WillyTee1