Monthly Archives: February 2015

WRU Chief Executive Roger Lewis steps down

The Group Chief Executive of the WRU and the Millennium Stadium, Roger Lewis, has announced that he will be leaving the Welsh Rugby Union in October after the completion of the 2015 Rugby World Cup competition.

Mr Lewis, aged 60, has been in post with the WRU for nine years after joining the governing body as […]

February 24th, 2015|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets|0 Comments

Wales team announcement for France

Fourteen of the Regions’ players will make the trip to Paris for Wales’ 6 Nations encounter with France – with four changes made to the side that faced Scotland.

George North, Samson Lee, Luke Charteris and Scott Baldwin come into the starting XV.

Charteris and Baldwin are promoted from replacement roles in the victory over Scotland to […]

February 24th, 2015|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, PRW News, Scarlets|0 Comments

Welsh pro rugby joins main sponsor BT for “superfast challenge”

Newport Gwent Dragons’ Mathew Pewtner topped the “Superfast Challenge” in training this week

 

The search is on to find the quickest back and forward in Welsh rugby in the “Superfast Challenge” as part of the partnership between the four Welsh Regions and BT Cymru Wales.

Pro Rugby Wales and the four Welsh Pro teams, the Newport Gwent Dragons, Scarlets, […]

February 20th, 2015|PRW News|0 Comments

Welsh Pro Rugby’s big weekend in PRO12

The competition for places in the final six is stepping up in the Guinness PRO12 with another set of vital games for the four Welsh Regions in their bid to climb the league table.

Cardiff Blues travel away to Treviso on Friday evening kicking off at 8.05pm (local time) at Stadio Monigo in Italy; while it’s […]

Welsh Region at centre of new technology ahead of Rugby World Cup

The Scarlets will be at the centre of new revolutionary video technology being trailed ahead of the Rugby World Cup later this year.

The Scarlets will host the first trial of its kind in their big match against Munster in the Guinness PRO12 at Parc Y Scarlets on Saturday, 21st February kick-off 2.40pm.

Further trials will take […]

February 19th, 2015|PRW News, Scarlets, Scarlets News|0 Comments

Pro Rugby’s partner BT hits million fibre broadband milestone

Pro Rugby Wales and four Welsh Regions’ main partner BT has announced that more than a million households and businesses across Wales can now connect to high-speed fibre broadband.

The landmark digital revolution milestone was celebrated last week at the Big Pit in Blaenavon. Better known for its link to the past and the industrial revolution, […]

February 19th, 2015|PRW News|0 Comments

Wales announce team to face Scotland at Murrayfield

Wales have made one change to their side to face Scotland on Sunday, with Liam Williams coming into the starting XV.

Scarlets back Williams will win his 20th cap at Murrayfield and replaces George North.

North is currently symptom free and whilst nearing the conclusion of the graduated return to play protocol the decision has been taken […]

February 11th, 2015|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets|0 Comments

LV=Cup action valuable experience for young Welsh talent

As Wales’ four pro rugby teams head back into Guinness Pro12 action this weekend, the results from the final round of the LV=Cup saw two wins and two losses for the Welsh sides.

The Ospreys flew the flag for Welsh regional rugby over the border with a dramatic win against Bath at their home fortress The […]

February 9th, 2015|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets|0 Comments

Anglo Welsh battles continue with Regions’ LV=Cup weekend

The Four Welsh Regions are in action against English clubs in the final rounds of the LV=Cup with the contest for semi-final places reaching its finale this weekend.

Last weekend saw nine players across the four Regions enjoying their Regional senior debuts – with 32 players from the Welsh Pro sides aged 21 or under taking […]

February 7th, 2015|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets|0 Comments

Pride of Wales – Pob Lwc Good luck Wales!

Pro Rugby Wales wishes the Welsh team and WRU all the best as the RBS 6 Nations 2015 kicks off this evening at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

With 14 of the Welsh Regions’ current rugby stars in the match day squad ready to get their campaign underway on Friday evening against England – staff, supporters, […]

February 6th, 2015|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets|0 Comments