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Neath

(nēth), Welsh Castell-nedd, town (1981 pop. 48,687), Neath Port Talbot, S Wales, on the Neath River. Neath is both a market and an industrial town. Metallurgy and a growing petrochemical industry are important. Ruins remain there of Neath Abbey, founded c.1130.
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Neath offered little resistance to the Bedwas pack's driving maul on their right flank five minutes in, with referee Aled Evans left with little choice but to yellow card Neath wing Alec Jenkins and award the penalty try to give the visitors the lead.
Councillor Rob Jones, the leader of Neath Port Talbot Council, said: "This council is very aware of the pressures that traditional town centres are coming under from online shopping and out-of-town retail parks.
The sides had drawn 26-26 at the Gnoll on Boxing Day and it was a full-blooded start with the derby once again bringing best out of Neath who were the better side in the first half.
Prop Nicky Downs captained Neath on his 150th club appearance in the absence of Gareth Gravell, who has not recovered from a shoulder injury suffered a month ago.
Captain Pierre Mignoni breached the Neath defence to send lock Karim Ghezal galloping over.
Fullback Matthew Evans joined in the Neath line and, although stopped by Wales fullback Kevin Morgan, he maintained the momentum for Davies to touch down.
Neath began his technology career with Texas Instruments before joining Tivoli Systems, now a multi-billion dollar enterprise software division of IBM, in 1990 as its seventh employee and first application engineer.
He said: "I have received complaints that a Welsh flag has been removed from Neath Castle and replaced with a Union flag.
This year, in addition to The Duke, the spiritual headquarters of Neath Comedy Festival, the festival also welcomes Nidum Arts Centre, Neath Rugby Club, NRG's Cafe Bar and The Constitutional Club to the fray.
All of the damage was done before the break, with Aberavon seeing flanker James Bija dismissed for two yellowcard offences and, despite dominating at the scrum, the Wizards were unable to find the magic to unlock the Neath defence.
The hosts were 7-0 up at half-time, but Cardiff came back into the match and - with Neath down to 13 men - they took the lead with a try by centre Richard Smith.
But Neath fly half Lee Jarvis cut short the smiles from the visitors - who had not won away all season - with a last-minute penalty.