Principality Premiership: Ebbw Vale face Llanelli in opening game

Ebbw Vale celebrate winning the 2016-17 Principality Premiership.
Ebbw Vale celebrate winning the 2016-17 Principality Premiership

Ebbw Vale will begin the defence of their Principality Premiership away to Llanelli on 9 September.

The Steelmen beat Pontypridd 38-12 in last season's Grand Final to win the Premiership trophy for the first time in their history.

Swalec Cup holders Llandovery will be away to Aberavon on the opening weekend.

North Wales-based RGC 1404 travel to Bridgend after securing promotion.

Fellow Premiership newcomers Swansea host Carmarthen, Bargoed will be home to Neath and Merthyr are at Cross Keys.