Monthly Archives: January 2016

Welsh Rugby spotlight on big weekend of Pro Rugby ahead of 6N start

Following two weeks of intense European rugby competition, this weekend sees the return of key Guinness PRO12 action for the four pro rugby teams with three games hosted in Wales featuring a trio of strong opponents – Leinster, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

With the Welsh teams keen to focus on their positions in the table, the action […]

Wales Premiership Select teams in action in British & Irish Cup

Welsh Rugby’s up and coming talent will be on show on Saturday afternoon in two rugby heartlands as the British and Irish Cup comes to the Gnoll in Neath and Eugene Cross Park in Ebbw Vale.

Many of the young players named in Wales U20 squad this week have been tested in tough, competitive fixtures through […]

Wales’ Pro Teams face big games in final pool stages in Europe

BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park has welcomed back Wales captain to the Cardiff Blues team at this evening’s European Rugby Challenge Cup clash against Rugby Calvisano.

Warburton – this week named as Wales captain for the forthcoming 6 Nations – is one of 12 changes made by Head Coach Danny Wilson for the Pool 3 encounter […]

Welsh Rugby’s Principality Stadium unveiled

Principality Stadium has been officially unveiled by Wales head coach Warren Gatland to signal the start of an historic 10-year investment in Welsh rugby by Principality Building Society.

The partnership between the WRU and Wales’ largest building society sees Wales’ iconic home ground renamed Principality Stadium with the overarching aim to develop and grow rugby in […]

January 22nd, 2016|Press Release, PRW News, Welsh Regions, WRU|0 Comments

Wales Under 20 Six Nations Squad announcement

Wales Under 20 head coach Jason Strange has named a strong 31 man squad for the forthcoming Six Nations tournament.

Twelve players gained Wales Under 20 caps last season, while five players have featured for their professional regions in the Guinness Pro 12 and in Europe this season.

Captain Tom Phillips, Blues prop Dillon Lewis, Scarlets outside […]

January 19th, 2016|PRW News, WRU|0 Comments

WALES NAMED 37-MAN RBS 6 NATIONS SQUAD

Warren Gatland has named a 37-man squad for the 2016 RBS 6 Nations that features one uncapped player in scrum-half Aled Davies and squad recalls for Tom James and Josh Turnbull.

Cardiff Blues pair James and Turnbull last played for Wales in 2010 and 2014 respectively, though James was part of Wales’ 2015 Rugby World Cup […]

January 19th, 2016|PRW News, WRU|0 Comments

Jones signs new deal

Alun Wyn Jones has committed his long-term future to the Ospreys and Wales after re-signing his National Dual Contract (NDC).

The 30-year-old second row has been capped 94 times by Wales (plus six international caps for the British and Irish Lions) and is third in the all-time list for his region with 197 appearances to date […]

January 19th, 2016|Ospreys, PRW News|0 Comments

Pro Teams relish opportunity in European Champions Cup

Two of the best-known Jones’ in Pro Rugby in Wales say they are ready and up for the challenge presented by two weekends of big European Champions Cup action.

Its a French affair this weekend as the Ospreys host Clermont at the Liberty Stadium on Friday evening (KO 7.45pm) and the Scarlets take on Racing 92 […]

January 14th, 2016|Ospreys, Press Release, PRW News, Scarlets, Scarlets News|0 Comments

Two Welsh teams fly flag in PRO12 this weekend

Following a successful and exciting festive season of Pro Rugby derbies in Wales – two teams return to action with crucial games this weekend in the Guinness PRO12 as the Ospreys host Leinster and Scarlets return home to face Connacht.

Two big games are in store for the Welsh duo as Guinness PRO12 highlights of the […]

Happy New Year – packed houses on double derby day kicks off strong start to 2016

Pro Rugby in Wales kicks off 2016 with a thrilling double derby day with all four teams are in action on Jan 1st to welcome in a positive start to the New Year.

More action will excite crowds in Round 11 of the Guinness PRO12 as the next instalments in the Welsh festive derbies see the […]