Newport travel to the Gnoll after a three-week break knowing that a victory will put them in a great position to challenge for the top spot. Neath are in an identical position having also won two out of two and they too will be going all out for the win. The Gnoll has been a happy hunting ground for the Rodney Parade outfit for the last couple of years but injuries mean the squad is stretched.
Newport: 1) Matt Prosser, 2) Henry Palmer, 3) Garin Harris, 4) Adam Brown @, 5) Dan Partridge, 6) Rhodri Jones, 7) Kyle Tayler, 8) Rhys Jenkins, 9) Ryan James, 10) Geraint O’Driscoll, 11) Jon Morris, 12) Chay Smith, 13) Tom Pascoe, 14) Elliot Frewen, 15) Llywarch Ap Myrddin.
Replacements: Evan Whitson, Keagan Bale, Tom Piper, Dan Mock, Reuben Tucker, Owen Davies, Haydn Palmer, Tom Riley.
Referee: Mike English