Monthly Archives: November 2015

Ospreys launch new foundation to help inspire better education & health

Julie James AM, Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology, was at the Liberty Stadium on Thursday afternoon to help launch Ospreys in the Community, a brand new, not for profit Foundation that will work in close partnership with Ospreys Rugby.

The Deputy Minister was joined at the launch by key political figures of all persuasions from […]

November 27th, 2015|Ospreys, Press Release, PRW News, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

Exciting Welsh talent lines up for World Rugby 7s series

Wales head coach Gareth Williams has named his 12-man squad to participate in the opening rounds of the World Rugby Sevens World Series in Dubai and Cape Town.

Wales will enter the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens on 4-5 December with a new captain and vice-captain along with three debutants.

Luke Treharne is named captain with Sam […]

Back our next generation as Premiership Select XVs look to build

British and Irish Cup action for our Premiership Select teams kicks off this evening at Talbot Athletics ground with the Ospreys Premiership Select team facing London Scottish KO 7.30pm.

Ospreys Premiership Select head coach Dan Griffiths is looking for a major improvement this weekend from his side on home turf. He said: “It was obviously a […]

Big European Rugby weekend for Welsh teams

Three of Pro Rugby’s Welsh sides are in European rugby action this weekend with the Scarlets looking to light up fortress Parc y Scarlets when they host French side Racing 92.

After the disappointment of Cardiff Blues defeat to Harlequins on Thursday night in the Challenge Up, our three remaining pro teams in Wales are looking […]

Greater public engagement with Premiership and Championship rugby

A landmark review aimed at boosting the profiles of the Principality Premiership and Championship division has been launched by the Welsh Rugby Union.

The aim of the initiative is to encourage more people to engage with the leagues which are pivotal levels of the game in Wales.

An initial meeting involving representatives from the clubs and supported […]

Big home game for Cardiff Blues in European Challenge Cup

USA international Blaine Scully will make his home debut as Cardiff Blues face Harlequins in the European Rugby Challenge Cup at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Thursday evening (kick-off 7.45pm).

Scully, who scored his first try for the region last weekend, comes into the team at full back.

Head Coach Danny Wilson makes just two changes […]

European Rugby returns to thrill crowds in Wales this weekend

European Rugby is back in Wales this weekend with two Pro teams kicking off their campaign with home ties on Sunday as the Ospreys take on Exeter Chiefs in the Champions Cup and the Newport Gwent Dragons are at home to Sale Sharks in the Challenge Cup.

The first European action to kick off will be […]

Pro Rugby’s next generation step up for British and Irish Cup

It’s the chance to see some of Welsh Rugby’s finest emerging talent as Wales’ four new Premiership Select teams take part in the British & Irish Cup this weekend.

The cross border competition will run on European weekends, with the four pro rugby teams working alongside Wales’ Premiership clubs in their regions to provide promising players […]

Jonathan Davies to return home to Scarlets

Wales and British & Irish Lions centre Jonathan Davies will make a return home to rugby in West Wales at the end of the season after agreeing a national dual contract with the WRU and Scarlets.

27-year-old Davies, who developed through the region’s Academy, made 119 appearances for the Scarlets over 8 seasons scoring 38 tries. […]

Welsh Rugby United for British & Irish Cup

Welsh rugby is united in its determination to maximise the participation of the four Regional Premiership Select XVs in the British & Irish Cup, which kicks off this weekend.

The cross border competition will run on European weekends, with the Regions utilising the opportunity to work alongside the Premiership clubs within their Regions to provide promising […]