Monthly Archives: May 2017

PRO12 FINAL concludes successful season of growth in Championship

As the Scarlets celebrated lifting the Guinness PRO12 crown for Welsh Rugby last weekend as the first pro team in Wales to win the Championship in five years with a brilliant performance to beat Munster in Dublin – it also heralded the conclusion of a successful season for PRO12 rugby in 2016/7.

Scarlets success has showcased […]

May 30th, 2017|PRW News, Scarlets, Scarlets News|0 Comments

Scarlets Head Coach calls on team to make history


Scarlets Head Coach Wayne Pivac remembers a childhood where his beloved All Blacks were beaten by a club side on the other side of the world.

Nearly half a century later and Llanelli’s 1972 victory over the All Blacks has gone down in folklore and is one of the most memorable occasions in the club, and […]

May 26th, 2017|PRW News, Scarlets, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

Key facts on two teams battling it out at the PRO12 final

As the Scarlets take on Munster in the Final of the Guinness PRO12 this weekend – here’s are some key facts on the two finalists ahead of the big game on Saturday afternoon.

In Guinness PRO12, the head to head records are of the 28 games played Munster have won 16, Scarlets have won 10 with […]

May 23rd, 2017|PRW News|0 Comments

Final chapter in Scarlets success story at showcase PRO12 FINAL

The Guinness PRO12 Semi-Finals provided a fantastic weekend of drama, entertainment and a piece of Championship history. Munster Rugby and Scarlets have progressed to this Saturday’s Guinness PRO12 Final at Aviva Stadium after they overcame Ospreys Rugby and Leinster Rugby respectively.

Munster are back in the Guinness PRO12 Final for the first time since 2015 when […]

May 23rd, 2017|PRW News|0 Comments

Scarlets’ John Barclay says squad looking forward to the FINAL challenge

Backrow John Barclay stepped up to lead the Scarlets last weekend in captain Ken Owens’ absence and looks set to do the same this weekend as the West Wales  head into their first championship final in over a decade.

The Scarlets won the domestic title back in 2003-04 and reached the semi-final for the last time […]

May 23rd, 2017|PRW News, Scarlets, Scarlets News|0 Comments

Nigel Owens to referee Scarlets v Munster PRO12 final

Nigel Owens (WRU) has been appointed to referee this Saturday’s Guinness PRO12 Final between Munster Rugby and Scarlets at Aviva Stadium, Dublin.

The 45-year-old Welshman is the most experienced referee in the Guinness PRO12 and this appoinment will mark the fifth occasion that he has taken change of the Championship Final.

It has been a landmark year […]

May 23rd, 2017|Scarlets, Scarlets News, Welsh Regions, WRU|0 Comments

EPCR reforms welcomed by PRO12 Rugby

PRO12 Rugby has today welcomed the announcement by EPCR regarding the changes to the qualification process for the European Rugby Champions Cup, taking effect from the 2017-18 season.

Key changes to the qualification format for the Champions Cup will be introduced by EPCR next season in a move which will create a more streamlined pathway to […]

May 18th, 2017|European Rugby, PRW News, Welsh Regions|0 Comments