Monthly Archives: August 2015

Pro Rugby Premiership 7s set-up as summer rugby favourite says Shanklin

Cardiff and Wales centre Tom Shanklin believes that if the edge of the seat action and young talent on display at this weekend’s Singha Premiership 7s contest in Wales is anything to go by – the event will become a firm summer favourite with Welsh rugby supporters.

After a successful second year hosted at the BT […]

Stage set for Judgement Day IV to be biggest yet

Judgement Day is back, bigger and better than ever before with a Millennium Stadium sell-out, on Saturday 30th April, the proclaimed target.

The Guinness PRO12 double-header, which sees Wales’ four Pro teams face off in back-to-back matches at the national stadium in Cardiff, returns for the 2015/2016 season and WRU Chairman Gareth Davies has called for […]

Welsh teams announced this weekend’s Singha Premiership 7s

The rising stars of Welsh Pro Rugby will take centre stage in the Welsh capital as rugby supporters get a unique chance to watch six thrilling back to back Welsh 7s derbies on Saturday afternoon.

All four Welsh Pro Rugby teams, Cardiff Blues, Newport Gwent Dragons, Ospreys and Scarlets will be in action at BT Sport […]

Wales in global spotlight at two major world-class sports events

Two of Wales major global sporting events – the 2015 Rugby World Cup and Wales Rally GB joined forces for a special power show at Parc Eirias, Colwyn Bay today (Tuesday 11 August) with rugby stars and Wales’ top rallying talent backing each other during three months of high impact sport hosted in Wales.

Wales Rally […]

Scarlets looking forward to Singha Premiership 7s showcase in capital

Scarlets 7s coach Dai Flanagan (pictured left) has high hopes of seeing his young side progress through to this year’s Singha Premiership Rugby 7s final at the Twickenham Stoop after failing to qualify from last year’s inaugural Welsh leg of the competition.

A new look Scarlets side will take to the field at Cardiff Arms Park […]

August 11th, 2015|PRW News, Scarlets, Scarlets News, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

Scarlets inspire rugby youngsters at roadshow in North Wales

Scarlets showed their community spirit stretches far and wide after completing a North Wales roadshow with visits to Bethesda, Nant Conwy, Denbigh and Mold last week.

The Scarlets’ Community Team kicked off their three-day roadshow with a Summer Rugby Camp in Aberystwyth RFC. The Ceredigion club saw over sixty children aged between six and eleven flock […]

August 11th, 2015|PRW News, Scarlets, Scarlets News|0 Comments

Wales team announced to play Ireland

Scott Williams will captain Wales against Ireland on Saturday, leading a team that contains four uncapped players.

The Scarlets centre will become Wales’ 131st captain on his 30th Test appearance.

Tyler Morgan, Eli Walker, Dominic Day and Ross Moriarty will all earn their first Test caps in the opening Dove Men Test.

Wales Head Coach Warren Gatland has […]

Pro12 Rugby appoints new Managing Director

The Board of PRO12 Rugby today announced that Martin Anayi will become the competition’s new Managing Director in October this year.

Martin joins PRO12 Rugby from his current position in International Management Group (IMG) as Vice President and Managing Director of the FIA World Rallycross Championships.

During his time as MD, Martin was responsible for negotiating the long-term rights […]

7s can provide pathway for young Ospreys

Ospreys need to look no further for inspiration than former sevens star Rhys Webb, according to Aled Jenkins, as the Welsh region prepare to do battle at the Singha Premiership Rugby 7s.

Webb has developed into one of Ospreys’ brightest stars since lifting the Rugby Sevens World Cup with Wales in 2009.

He is set for a […]

August 4th, 2015|PRW News|0 Comments

Scarlets raring to go for Singha Premiership 7s

Harry Robinson is one of the most exciting talents in Welsh rugby but even he admits he must start watching over his shoulder as Scarlets prepare to showcase their youngsters at the Singha Premiership Rugby 7s.

Robinson, 22, enjoyed a stellar debut season with the Scarlets last year, dotting down 13 times as the region’s top-try […]

August 3rd, 2015|PRW News, Scarlets, Scarlets News, Welsh Regions|0 Comments