Monthly Archives: December 2014

Dragons Set For Big Blues Derby Return

Welsh international Taulupe Faletau has been deemed fit to start for Newport Gwent Dragons against Cardiff Blues at Rodney Parade tomorrow (2.05pm) in the Guinness PRO12.

Faletau, who took a knock during the Dragons win against Zebre at Rodney Parade, has been given the all clear to feature for the Men of Gwent, as they take […]

December 31st, 2014|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, PRW News|0 Comments

Regions Produce Two Classic Festive Thrillers

The regions produced two classic festive Welsh derbies in front of large, loud and passionate crowds this weekend as supporters of professional rugby in Wales flocked to watch the Guinness PRO12 action in great numbers.

A huge away win for Newport Gwent Dragons against local rivals Cardiff Blues was followed by an equally tight victory for […]

December 29th, 2014|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets|0 Comments

Scarlets Welcome Reinforcements For Ospreys Derby

Dan Lydiate will make his first start for Ospreys when they face Scarlets at the Liberty Stadium tomorrow (5.15pm) in the first part of a massive West Wales festive derby double-header in front of what is expected to be the biggest regional crowd of the past two years.

James King moves from flanker into the second row […]

December 26th, 2014|Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets|0 Comments

Young Welsh Talent Sign Up To Dual Contracts

Tyler Morgan has become the first uncapped player to sign a National Dual Contract (NDC), joining Hallam Amos and Rhodri Jones in the latest wave of signatures for the Welsh Rugby Union and the four Welsh Regions.

Morgan (19), fellow Newport Gwent Dragons back Amos (20) and Scarlets prop Jones (22) are the youngest players to […]

December 26th, 2014|Dragons, PRW News, Scarlets|0 Comments

Blues And Dragons Ready For Christmas Cracker

Prop Sam Hobbs will make his 100th appearance for Cardiff Blues when they tackle Newport Gwent Dragons in a massive East Wales derby in the Guinness PRO12 at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Boxing Day (2.05pm).

Hobbs will hit the major milestone and become a centurion for the Blues as Director of Rugby Mark Hammett makes […]

December 24th, 2014|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, PRW News|0 Comments

Professional Rugby Looks Forward To Big Festive Derbies In Wales

The head coaches of all four Welsh Regions have set their targets high for an intense series of Welsh derbies as professional rugby in Wales looks forward to a high point in the Welsh rugby regional calendar.

With the tradition, heritage and pride of Welsh festive derbies adding to the atmosphere and pressure on teams, there […]

December 22nd, 2014|PRW News|0 Comments

Regions Shine As Festive Derbies Begin

Christmas came early for regional rugby supporters across Wales this weekend with Cardiff Blues dazzling against Scarlets in a tasty Welsh derby, while Newport Gwent Dragons plus Ospreys also claimed great home wins.

The first festive Welsh derby of the season at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park was a cracker and a stand out performance from […]

December 22nd, 2014|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, Scarlets|0 Comments

Regions Ready To Serve Up Hot Seasonal Derbies

A string of sizzling derbies is set to warm up the cold Christmas season in Wales as the four regions prepare to go toe-to-toe against their neighbours in red hot contests that will celebrate our game.

The Welsh regional derby action begins tonight when Cardiff Blues welcome Scarlets to BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park to play […]

December 19th, 2014|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets|0 Comments

Lightning Scrum Half Helps Put Superfast Wick On The Map

Speedy Cardiff Blues international Lloyd Williams gave some Vale of Glamorgan school children and their families early Christmas cheer as he joined them to celebrate their village switching to superfast broadband.

Children from the local Wick and Marcross Primary School  ‘unwrapped’ the roadside cabinet that will be delivering superfast internet speeds to the village as a […]

December 18th, 2014|Cardiff Blues|0 Comments

Welsh Rugby Partnership Strengthens As Premiership Clubs Join Pro Rugby Wales

Pro Rugby Wales, the four Regions and the Clubs of the Welsh Premiership have confirmed that the Premiership clubs will join the board of Pro Rugby Wales from the New Year.

The Welsh Premiership is made up of 12 clubs across the Principality; Aberavon, Bedwas, Bridgend, Cardiff Rugby, Carmarthen Quins, Crosskeys, Ebbw Vale, Llandovery, Llanelli, Neath, […]

December 16th, 2014|PRW News|0 Comments