Monthly Archives: March 2017

Guinness PRO12 returns and race for the top gathers pace

The Guinness PRO12 Championship resumes with the focus firmly on the business end of the season as teams compete to reach the Final Series and secure Champions Cup qualification berths.

Games take place across all four countries this weekend – with two key home games in Wales – Scarlets v Edinburgh and Dragons v Ulster on […]

Judgement Day V excitement builds

The unique jeopardy of Judgement Day V has been described by stars from the Cardiff Blues, Ospreys, Scarlets and Newport Gwent Dragons who will face each other in the annual double-header at Principality Stadium on Saturday 15th April.

The Cardiff Blues take on the Ospreys in the opening clash of the day (2.45pm) and Sam Warburton […]

Dragons v Cardiff Blues May derby to be staged at Caerphilly RFC

Newport Gwent Dragons will play their last Guinness PRO12 match of the season against Cardiff Blues at the Constructaquote Stadium, home of Caerphilly RFC. The match on Saturday the 6th of May kicks off at 5:15pm.

It was announced last month that this match would need to be played away from Rodney Parade due to a […]

March 23rd, 2017|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, PRW News, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

Welsh Rugby Union unveils intention to take operational control of Dragons

The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) today formally announced its intention to assume operational control of the Newport Gwent Dragons (NGD) region, both on and off the field – with a targeted completion date of 1st July – after reaching ‘heads of terms’ agreement.
The WRU has been working closely with the NGD board for some time, to help […]

March 22nd, 2017|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets|0 Comments

Judgement Day V sales hit 40,000

Ticket sales for Judgement Day V have broken through the 40,000 mark with just under a month still to go until Wales’ stars meet in regional colours under the Principality Stadium roof – on Saturday 15th April.

The double-headed clash is held days before the British & Irish Lions squad announcement (19th April) and also comes […]

Guinness PRO12 battles centre stage with four crucial games this weekend

The four Welsh pro rugby teams are in action this weekend in crucial Guinness PRO12 contests as the race for the top six places in the Championship continues to build.

The fierce competition and ambition within the Guinness PRO12 is showing – with more than 500 tries scored so far this season (94 games) and attendances […]