Monthly Archives: October 2014

Regions Return to Guinness PRO 12 Action

 
Regions Return to Guinness PRO 12 Action
The Welsh regions are back in Guinness PRO12 action this weekend as they all look to cement their places in the league during what is always a challenging period when international players are away on duty with their countries.
Blues

Argentina international Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino will make his Cardiff Blues debut […]

October 31st, 2014|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets|0 Comments

Rugby World Pays Respect To Stuart Gallacher At Parc Y Scarlets

It was a final journey to the iconic stadium he was instrumental in securing for West Wales as the rugby world assembled for the commemoration service of Stuart Gallacher as one the most dedicated Scarlets of all time.

Poignantly, his funeral cortege arrived from the West stand entrance to rest at the half-way line on the […]

October 30th, 2014|PRW News|0 Comments

Newly Named Pro Rugby Wales Sponsors Welsh Rugby Writers’ Association Dinner

 
Last night (28th October 2014) Pro Rugby Wales officially launched their new name and brand, sponsoring the 40th anniversary Lloyd Lewis Award ceremony and Welsh Rugby Writers’ dinner at the BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park.

 

Formerly known as Regional Rugby Wales, the organisation renamed as part of its strategy to strengthen the development and performance of the […]

October 29th, 2014|PRW News|0 Comments

New-Look Pro Rugby Wales Takes Regional Rugby Forward

 

 

 

New-Look Pro Rugby Wales Takes Regional Rugby Forward

Regional Rugby Wales (RRW) the organisation that represents the interests of four Welsh Regions in the professional game will be renamed as part of its strategy to strengthen the development and performance of the professional game in Wales.

Pro Rugby Wales will now replace RRW as the name of […]

October 28th, 2014|PRW News|0 Comments

Welsh Regions Have Mixed Fortunes in Europe

It was a mixed bag for the Welsh regions this weekend in the European Rugby Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup with two wins and two defeats.
 
Cardiff Blues
Out in Italy it was another bonus-point win for the Blues on Saturday in the European Rugby Challenge Cup with a comprehensive five-try 33-18 win against Rovigo. […]

October 27th, 2014|PRW News|0 Comments

Round 2 of European Cup Rugby Beckons After Great Start for Welsh Regions

After a great opening weekend for the Welsh regions in Round 1 of the inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup competitions attention now turns to Round 2 fixtures this weekend. With strong teams all round, this weekend of rugby is set to be an exciting one.

Blues

Back row Josh Navidi will captain […]

October 24th, 2014|PRW News|0 Comments

FOUR REGIONS CHAIRMEN PAY TRIBUTE TO STUART GALLACHER AHEAD OF A SERVICE OF CELEBRATION FOR HIS LIFE AND CONTRIBUTION AT PARC Y SCARLETS

The Chairmen of the four Welsh Regions have paid their own personal tributes to former regional rugby and Scarlets Chief Executive Stuart Gallacher who passed away last weekend.

 

A service of celebration for Stuart’s life and contribution to rugby will be held at Parc y Scarlets on Wednesday 29th October at 2.15pm, with doors open at […]

October 24th, 2014|PRW News|0 Comments

STUART GALLACHER RESPECTED WITH OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION AWARD

Leaders of Rugby honoured the memory of former Scarlets and Regional Rugby Chief Executive Gallacher last night after it was announced he had been awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Rugby at Rugby Expo Awards.
Mr Gallacher, who died on Sunday, aged 68 was Chief Executive of Regional Rugby Wales (RRW) and former Director of ERC and […]

October 23rd, 2014|PRW News|0 Comments

REGIONAL RUGBY WALES STATEMENT

Wednesday 22nd October 2014

On behalf of the Four Welsh Regions, RRW has issued the following statement in reaction to the appointment of Gareth Davies as Chairman of the WRU.

“In today’s environment of constant, increasingly fast and ever more challenging change, any organisation can only succeed with a clear vision and exceptional leadership.

“It is a primary […]

October 22nd, 2014|PRW News|0 Comments

Great behind the scenes photos from BT Sport’s Rugby Tonight show last night, where Scarlets fly half Rhys Priestland was a special guest

 

 

October 21st, 2014|PRW News|0 Comments