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Principality Premiership Fixtures 2007/8

23rd July 2007

The fixtures for the Principality Premiership were published today and the opening round sends Cardiff and Pontypridd on away trips to Gwent, as they face Cross Keys and Bedwas respectively, whilst Glamorgan Wanderers face Maesteg at home.

Key dates during the season for Blues regional derbies, include:

Saturday, 20 October - Cardiff v Glamorgan Wanderers

Wednesday, 26 December - Glamorgan Wanderers v Pontypridd

Saturday, 29 December - Pontypridd v Cardiff

Saturday, 01 March - Glamorgan Wanderers v Cardiff

The season culminates with Pontpyridd visiting the Arms Park on Saturday 26th April.

For full fixture listings please visit or each club's site individually, a full listing of the region's club links are

The Welsh Rugby Union will review options for reforming the Premiership ahead of the 2009/10 season. The stated aim is to develop the links between the Premiership clubs, first division clubs, the academies and regions to benefit the Wales team.

"We must engage as many voices as possible in this crucially important debate," said WRU boss Roger Lewis.

"Talent already flows through the Premiership into the regions and in the future we want to make sure that continues and develops.

"There are powerful arguments for both a 12- or 14-strong Premiership and we have to be sure all the issues are resolved before we move forward.

"By starting the review now we will give everyone involved the chance to fully prepare and plan their involvement in the Premiership of the future.