Monthly Archives: April 2015

Marathon effort will be celebrated at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park

A Cardiff man is this week undertaking an epic fundraising challenge of seven marathons in six days that will end at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park – after being inspired by his son’s optimism, resilience and bravery throughout his tough cancer battle.

Oscar Rudolf had only just turned five when doctors discovered a cancerous tumour in […]

April 28th, 2015|Cardiff Blues, PRW News, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

Judgement Day III crowd secures its place in the record books

A thrilling Welsh pro rugby double derby at the Millennium Stadium has achieved a record crowd in the PRO12 with an attendance of 52,762 enjoying the spectacle all four Welsh pro teams in action on one day.

The packed and vocal regional rugby crowd wrote itself into the history books to watch a great spectacle of […]

Excitement builds for double derby as supporters vote for closed roof

The Millennium Stadium roof will be closed for Judgement Day III after over 70 per cent of voting fans made the call in an online poll.

The decision on closing the national ground’s famous roof for tomorrow’s match (Saturday), which has already a attracted a fast-approaching 50,000-strong crowd,  was put to a public vote this week […]

Line-ups for showcase of Welsh Pro Rugby at Judgement Day III

A record Welsh regional crowd will attend this year’s Judgement Day showcase at the Millennium stadium with Welsh pro rugby’s top talent all on show at the Guinness PRO12 double derby this Saturday afternoon.

With a crowd fast-approaching 50,000 looking forward to the big rugby event of the PRO12 season the back-to-back derby will see the […]

Fans To Vote On Roof For JD III

The decision on closing the Millennium Stadium’s famous roof on Saturday for Judgement Day III will be put to a public vote in an unprecedented move by event organisers.

The host regions for the Guinness Pro12 back-to-back derby day, the Newport Gwent Dragons and Cardiff Blues, in consultation with the away teams, the Ospreys and the […]

April 22nd, 2015|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, WRU|Comments Off on Fans To Vote On Roof For JD III

Gatland returns for JD III

Warren Gatland has confirmed he will be joining the fast approaching 50,000-strong crowd at Judgement Day III on Saturday to run the rule over potential Wales Rugby World Cup squad members in the competitive surrounds of the Millennium Stadium.

Gatland and his fellow national squad coaches have booked their seats at the national ground to watch […]

April 21st, 2015|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, PRW News|0 Comments

Blues Strike First In JD III Battle

Cardiff Blues drew ‘first blood’ in the battle of East versus West after former Wales captain Matthew Rees won the coin toss to determine dressing room allocations at Millennium Stadium for Judgement Day III.

The Blues and Newport Gwent Dragons, as host regions for GUINNESS Pro12 double header to be played out on Saturday (kick-off 2.30pm), […]

April 20th, 2015|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, PRW News|Comments Off on Blues Strike First In JD III Battle

Dragons flying the flag in Europe for Welsh Pro Rugby

Pro Rugby Wales and the Welsh Regions wish the Newport Gwent Dragons the very best in their high profile European Challenge Cup semi-final against Edinburgh (Fri 17th KO 7.45pm) at the BT Murrayfield Stadium.

Mark Davies, Chief Executive of Pro Rugby Wales said: “Our very best wishes go to the Newport Gwent Dragons at one of […]

April 17th, 2015|Dragons, European Rugby, PRW News, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

All time record crowd for Welsh regional rugby at double derby

Judgement Day III is on target to break the all-time attendance record for a Welsh regional rugby match at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday 25th April, after ticket sales went through the 40,500 mark today.

Cardiff Blues’ 26-26 Heineken Cup semi-final draw with Leicester Tigers in 2009, which saw the Tigers win a controversial ‘penalty shout-out’, […]

Opportunity to celebrate best of Welsh rugby at double derby

This month’s double Welsh derby at the Millennium Stadium will be attended by a record number of supporters – as Judgement Day III hands Welsh rugby the chance to show pride and passion in the regional game.

The regional double-header, to be played out at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday 25 April, has already surpassed previous […]

April 13th, 2015|PRW News|0 Comments