Monthly Archives: December 2013

Statement from Regional Rugby Wales

RRW, on behalf of the four Welsh Regions, confirms that the Regional businesses remain unable to commit to extend the existing Participation Agreement with the WRU by the deadline of 31st December 2013.

Whilst the Welsh Regions, their players and coaches, investors, sponsors, supporters and communities take great pride in their contribution to Welsh Rugby at […]

December 31st, 2013|Press Release|0 Comments

WELSH DERBY SUCCESS CONTINUES TO EXCITE REGIONAL SUPPORTERS

The success of the festive Welsh regional rugby series continues with season-topping attendances expected at both the Cardiff Arms Park and The Liberty Stadium this week.

With more than 10,000 tickets already sold for the New Year’s Day game at the Arms Park and close to 12,000 sold at the Liberty Stadium for Friday night’s derby […]

December 30th, 2013|PRW News|0 Comments

Welsh Regions continue to work towards solutions

The Welsh Regions are continuing to work hard to try to find solutions and have a number of scheduled RRW meetings leading up to and beyond the 31st December.

With regard to the Participation Agreement the issue remains that neither competition platforms or revenues contained within this legal agreement are confirmed, so the commitment cannot be […]

December 29th, 2013|PRW News|0 Comments

Supporters Use First Festive Derby To Urge Fellow Fans to ‘Protect Our Game’

The first game of the festive Domino’s Derby Series series kicks off tonight with Cardiff Blues V Ospreys with many of the 10,000 bumper crowd expected to use the opportunity to call for rugby fans to ‘Protect Our Game’.

Supporters of the four regions – Cardiff Blues, Newport Gwent Dragons, Ospreys and Scarlets – have come […]

December 24th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Statement from Regional Rugby Wales

Regional Rugby Wales, on behalf of the four Welsh Regions, have today confirmed that they are requesting an Independent Public Enquiry into the current and projected distribution of Broadcasting and Competition revenues into the Professional game in Wales.

Specifically, the Regions’ request an Independent Review to properly consider the following questions:

Why is it appropriate for the […]

December 16th, 2013|Press Release|0 Comments

Statement made on behalf of the four Welsh regions by Regional Rugby Wales

“Regional Rugby Wales (RRW) on behalf of the four Welsh Regions confirms its full support for the proposed new Rugby Champions Cup Competitions.

“Whilst there remain elements of detail to be confirmed, it is now clear that there are a number of significant advantages to the new competitions in equality of governance, format, qualification and distribution […]

December 11th, 2013|Press Release, PRW News|0 Comments

WRU and Regions form new body to work together to improve the sustainability and competitiveness of regional rugby in Wales

The Welsh Rugby Union and the four Regions have reached full agreement on the establishment of a new Professional Regional Game Board (PRGB) to work together to improve the sustainability and competitiveness of Regional rugby in Wales.

The new body replaces the Management Board as set out in the Participation Agreement.

Full terms of reference for the […]

December 11th, 2013|Press Release, PRW News|0 Comments