Monthly Archives: October 2016

Anglo Welsh competition is back!

LAST year was one to remember for rugby as the Rugby World Cup touched down – but many traditionalists would have noted one glaring omission from the calendar – the Anglo-Welsh Cup.

The Cup which has been running for the last 45 years, took a season off – and the competition will be bigger and better […]

Ospreys take on Dragons in second big Welsh derby of weekend

The second Welsh derby of Guinness PRO12’s Big Weekend gets underway at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon with another intense, physical encounter expected between sides in the East and West.

Internationals Dan Lydiate and Scott Baldwin return to bolster their Ospreys team to start against their Welsh rivals with the Newport Gwent Dragons looking to […]

October 29th, 2016|Dragons, Ospreys, Press Release, PRW News, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

Ground-breaking new partnership for rugby in Wales with Crabbie’s

Crabbie’s has been unveiled as the official ginger beer of Welsh rugby in a ground-breaking joint partnership that spans the game in Wales for the very first time.

The leading UK drinks brand has signed up to an innovative new five-way joint agreement with the Ospreys, Scarlets, Cardiff Blues, Newport Gwent Dragons and the Welsh Rugby […]

October 27th, 2016|PRW News|0 Comments

Intense Welsh derby night in the capital set to ignite rugby weekend

The first of this weekend’s double derby contests kicks off at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Friday night with the Scarlets travelling to Cardiff Blues home for an intense derby fixture with both sets of players promising an intense and physical encounter.

Former Scarlet Josh Turnbull will captain his Cardiff Blues side against his former […]

Shingler brothers go head-to-head as Welsh derby weekend kicks off

It’s a big family night out for the Shingler’s on Friday as rugby brothers Aaron and Steve Shingler go head-to-head in the opening Welsh derby of the weekend at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park in the capital (KO 7.35pm).

It will first for the Shingler family, having to watch first-born Aaron battle younger brother Steve in […]

Exciting Welsh derby weekend follows positive European fortnight

All four Welsh professional teams will head straight from the rigors of European Rugby competition into the challenges of a double derby weekend – with big Welsh Rugby crowds set to enjoy another intense and thrilling weekend of rugby from our four Welsh teams.

With six wins from eight in their European fixtures, the tests of […]

Welsh professional rugby launches ‘TACKLE’ programme

A new programme of activity to help engage young people in sport and education in some of Wales’ most deprived areas has been unveiled by Pro Rugby Wales and Wales’ four professional clubs.

‘TACKLE’ – the first-ever joint community rugby initiative between the four professional teams in Wales has been launched bringing an inspiring new rugby […]

October 20th, 2016|Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

Wales squad announced for November internationals

Wales Head Coach Rob Howley has named a 36-man squad for the forthcoming Under Armour series and included two uncapped players, Ospreys duo Sam Davies and Rory Thornton and a total of 29 players from the four Welsh pro teams.

The squad includes a further seven players who didn’t feature for Wales on their summer tour […]

Welsh Wednesday – Your chance to be part of Rugby Tonight live on BT Sport!

We have a brilliant opportunity for 50 Welsh Rugby Supporters to be part of BT Sport’s Rugby Tonight show live at their amazing studios in Olympic Park, London this Wednesday (October 12th).

With a strong Welsh flavour to this week’s big show as we lead into European Rugby weekend, BT Sport would like to invite Welsh […]

First Welsh derbies build excitement early season

With more supporters watching this season’s first two big GuinnessPRO12 Welsh derbies at the weekend than equivalent fixtures last year, the growth in popularity of the BIG derby weekends is a positive for the club game across the 4 Nations in the Guinness PRO12 says Pro Rugby Wales CEO Mark Davies.

Even before this weekend’s popular […]