Monthly Archives: December 2015

Ospreys scrum-half Rhys Webb signs long-term National Dual Contract

Ospreys and Wales scrum-half Rhys Webb has become the latest player to re-sign a National Dual Contract (NDC). The 27-year-old becomes the second player to re-sign a long-term NDC following regional and International team-mate Dan Biggar.

Webb, a former Wales U20 International, made his debut for the Ospreys in 2007 having come through the development pathway and […]

December 30th, 2015|Ospreys, Press Release, PRW News, Welsh Regions, WRU|0 Comments

Derbies excite the crowds with Ospreys & Blues taking spoils in opening games

Two dramatic finishes in the opening two Welsh derbies of the festive season saw the four pro teams in Wales battle it out in front of capacity crowds with the away teams taking the points as the Ospreys and Cardiff Blues claimed the opening two games.

Exciting, hard-fought derby action kept both crowds on the edge […]

Packed Parc celebrates best in West as festive derbies kick off

The eagerly awaited Welsh derby in the West sees top of the table Scarlets host their near rivals the Ospreys as the festive derby season kicks off in front of a sell-out crowd.

Leading the Guinness PRO12, the Scarlets will be fiercely defending their strong league form this season with only one loss in the last […]

December 26th, 2015|Ospreys, Press Release, PRW News, Scarlets, Scarlets News, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

Christmas cheer for Scarlets as international scrum half secured in West Wales

It’s more positive news for Pro Rugby in Wales as Welsh international scrum half Gareth Davies has committed his future to the Scarlets for two more seasons.

The 25 year old scrum half, from Newcastle Emlyn, made a name for himself on the global stage in the recent Rugby World Cup campaign starting all five of […]

December 22nd, 2015|Press Release, PRW News, Scarlets, Scarlets News, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

BT SPORT – LET’S CELEBRATE THE BIGGEST WELSH DERBIES OF THE SEASON

BT Sport – Celebrating festive Welsh derby rugby at its very best

Excitement for the biggest games of the Pro Rugby season in Wales is building as we get ready for the intensity, rivalry and passion of the festive Welsh derbies!

Our main sponsor BT Sport is celebrating its support of Welsh Rugby with the chance for […]

December 21st, 2015|PRW News|0 Comments

Big Saturday in Europe for trio of Wales’ Pro Rugby teams

The second of Europe’s back-to-back pre Christmas clashes will see three of Pro Rugby’s teams in action on Saturday evening with the Ospreys kicking off first in Bordeaux and the Scarlets back on home soil and determined to defend a great home record at Parc y Scarlets.

It will be a big test of character for […]

17 clubs awarded Premiership A licences for 2016/17 season

All 12 Principality Premiership clubs competing in the 2015/16 season have maintained their Premiership A Licence status which means they are eligible to compete in the 2016/17 competition.

In addition, SSE SWALEC Championship clubs Bargoed, Merthyr, Pontypool, RGC 1404 and Swansea have achieved the Premiership A Licence which means that the four top SSE SWALEC Championship […]

December 18th, 2015|Press Release, PRW News, Welsh Regions, WRU|0 Comments

Double delight as Scarlets add more firepower to backline

Hot on the heels of the announcement that the Scarlets had secured Wales international centre Scott Williams on a new contract, West Wales rugby has now added fly-half Rhys Patchell to its team for next season.

Scarlets have confirmed that talented young fly half Rhys Patchell will join the Scarlets after five years with the Cardiff […]

December 15th, 2015|Press Release, PRW News, Scarlets, Scarlets News, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

Trio of home wins in Wales for Pro Rugby teams in Europe

The excitement of festive European Rugby returned to Wales this weekend with three Welsh teams delivering home wins in front of their loyal supporters.

With home wins crucial to any European campaign; the Welsh teams held their own with the Cardiff Blues, Newport Gwent Dragons and Ospreys all battling hard for victories on home soil to […]

Top PRO12 try scorer James Davies commits to Scarlets

Star Scarlets flanker James Davies, 25, has signed a new deal with his home team in West Wales.

The openside flanker who has scored five tries so far this season, and tops Scarlets and Guinness PRO12’s top try scorer list, has committed his future to his home region despite extensive external interest and will remain at […]