Monthly Archives: April 2014

“LET BATTLE COMMENCE” AS REGIONS GEAR UP FOR EASTER DERBY DOUBLE

One of the biggest fixtures in the Welsh regional rugby calendar kicks off on Easter Sunday afternoon as Judgement Day II sees the Cardiff Blues take on the Scarlets and Newport Gwent Dragons get set to face the Ospreys.

With two thrilling Welsh derbies being held at the Millennium Stadium back-to-back on Sunday, there’s plenty riding […]

April 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welsh Regions Welcome New European Competitions

On behalf of the four Welsh Regions, the Scarlets, Cardiff Blues, Ospreys and Newport Gwent Dragons, Regional Rugby Wales (RRW) has issued the following statement on the announcement regarding the three new competitions in Europe.

“The Welsh Regions welcome the announcement confirming the commitment made by nine stakeholders into new European competitions for next season and […]

April 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New era for European club rugby – Premiership Rugby response

Premiership Rugby today commented on the confirmation by all parties that an exciting new set of European club competitions will start next season under the organisation of European Professional Club Rugby, a new association based in Switzerland.

“These new club competitions will create top quality sporting drama for our supporters and commercial partners across Europe,” said […]

April 10th, 2014|European Rugby|0 Comments

STATEMENT FROM DEREK MCGRATH ERC CHIEF EXECUTIVE

As European rugby’s stakeholders today (Thursday, 10 April) confirm an agreement for a new phase in the development of the European club rugby tournaments, ERC Chief Executive, Derek McGrath, has confirmed that he will stand down from his role in October 2014.

After leading the significant growth and development of the European club rugby tournaments for […]

April 10th, 2014|European Rugby|0 Comments