Monthly Archives: February 2016

Two home Pro Rugby games kick off big Welsh rugby weekend

Newport Gwent Dragons and Scarlets host big home ties in their Guinness PRO12 campaigns on Thursday and Friday as Wales gets set to host a big weekend of rugby for all supporters to enjoy.

Thursday night sees the Dragons take on Connacht Rugby at Rodney Parade, KO 19:30 with Newport Gwent Dragons Director of Rugby Lyn Jones […]

February 11th, 2016|Dragons, Press Release, PRW News, Scarlets, Scarlets News, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

Unchanged Wales team set for opening 6Ns home game at Principality Stadium

Wales have named an unchanged starting XV from the side that drew with Ireland on the opening weekend of the RBS 6 Nations to take on Scotland on Saturday.

Dan Biggar has recovered from an ankle injury, which forced him from the field at the Aviva Stadium, to start Wales’ second game of the championship whilst Jonathan Davies will win […]

February 11th, 2016|Press Release, PRW News, Welsh Regions, WRU|0 Comments

Good luck to Wales Women & U20s as they face Scotland in 6N

 

Wales U20’s side take on Scotland on home turf at Parc Eirias on Friday (6.30pm) after winning their opening game against Ireland last weekend. Joe Thomas comes in at outside centre, with Harri Millard moving to inside centre. Reuben Morgan-Williams and Bryce Morgan get their first start at scrum half and lock respectively.

Wales beat Ireland 35-24 […]

February 11th, 2016|Press Release, PRW News, Welsh Regions, WRU|0 Comments

YOUTH TO HAVE BIG VOICE IN WELSH RUGBY

The first-ever WRU Youth Board has appointed 15 young people from across Wales to share their views on the issues affecting Welsh Rugby.

The board is made up of fifteen individuals aged between 16 and 21, seven of whom are female and eight male, who form a wide geographical representation of Wales and the national game, […]

February 9th, 2016|PRW News, WRU|0 Comments

Celebrate Guinness PRo12 Heroes during RBS 6 Nations

Heroes will be made during this year’s RBS 6 Nations.  This is a chance for all supporters to get involved and win Guinness PRO12 final hospitality and a host of other great prizes!

Who will be your #GUINNESSPRO12Hero during this year’s RBS 6 Nations?

History will be played this May as the GUINNESS PRO12 Final visits Edinburgh […]

Judgement Day IV: Ticket sales soar for Welsh Rugby’s big double derby

Judgement Day IV, Welsh rugby’s Guinness Pro12 double-header to be played out in Cardiff on Saturday 30th April, has sold out the Principality Stadium middle and lower tiers and is three months ahead of record sales figures hit last year.

Organisers have now opened the Stadium’s upper tier – something which did not happen until the final two weeks […]

Newport Gwent Dragons team to take on Ulster on Friday evening

Newport Gwent Dragons re-arranged Guinness PRO12 fixture is set to take place at Kingspan stadium on Friday evening and after a fantastic performance last weekend against Leinster the Men of Gwent will aim to carry that form forward KO 7.35pm.

Jones has made six changes to the team that beat Leinster 23-13 last weekend at Rodney […]

February 4th, 2016|Dragons, Press Release, PRW News, Welsh Regions, WRU|0 Comments

Wales Team Announcement

WALES TEAM TO FACE IRELAND

Wales’ team to face reigning RBS 6 Nations champions Ireland in Dublin on Sunday includes starts for Rob Evans, Tom James and Justin Tipuric.

Tipuric starts the game at the Aviva Stadium at openside flanker with captain Sam Warburton at blindside and Taulupe Faletau at number eight, completing an all-British and Irish […]

February 3rd, 2016|PRW News, WRU|0 Comments

Scarlets sign South African lock Bulbring

Scarlets are delighted to announce the signing of South African lock David Bulbring on a long-term contract.

The former Golden Lions captain and Springbok Under 20s international arrives in West Wales today having put pen to paper on a deal that will see him represent the Scarlets until the summer of 2019.

26-year-old Bulbring has a wealth […]

February 3rd, 2016|PRW News, Scarlets|0 Comments

Mix of experience and youth for Wales U20 opening clash

Wales Under 20 head coach Jason Strange has named a side balanced with experience and youth for their opening Under 20 Six Nations match against Ireland at Donnybrook (Friday 5 February, 19.35).

There are eight uncapped players in the starting line-up, while the likes of Owen Watkin, Dillon Lewis, Adam Beard and Tom Phillips, who were […]

February 3rd, 2016|PRW News, WRU|0 Comments