Neath RFC given 'final' tax date to avoid winding up order

Neath RFC has been given one final chance to pay its tax debts or face being wound up at London's High Court.

The Principality Premiership side have until 21 May to settle the undisclosed debt to Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

With the case against Neath Rugby club Ltd marked as final, any further application for an adjournment is unlikely.

If the club fails to pay, it could be wound up.

Neath are joint top of the Premiership with Aberavon.

The town's football club, Neath FC, which also plays its games at the Gnoll, are due in court on 14 May to face a winding up order brought by Barclays Bank.

Chris Jones chief executive of Neath FC told BBC Wales they have sorted out the problems and have paid HMRC completely and reached agreement with Barclays in time for their next hearing.

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