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Aberavon Confirmed As B&I Cup Opponents

Published on 08th September 2013 by Tom Tainton

Welsh outfit win play-off fixture

Bristol Rugby will face Aberavon in Pool 5 of the B&I Cup after the Welsh Principality Premiership side beat Bridgend 35-26 in the play-off final.

Aberavon beat Swansea in the first round to qualify for the winner-takes-all clash with Bridgend.

The Wizards scored four tries at the Talbot Athletic Ground, with Dan Davies, Stefan Andrews, Richard Thomas and Aaron Jones all crossing.

Bristol will travel to Aberavon on the weekend of 18/19/20 October, before the return fixture at the Memorial Stadium on January 12, 2014.

Alongside Aberavon, Leeds Carnegie and Gala are the other two sides who will battle it out with Bristol for a quarter-final spot in this year’s competition.