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Ellis Jenkins named new ‘Stuart Gallacher Man-of-Judgement’

Cardiff Blues flanker Ellis Jenkins was awarded the Stuart Gallacher memorial ‘Man-of-Judgement’ trophy by the Welsh Rugby Writers Association (WRWA) at its annual dinner last night (Weds 13th September) at Cardiff Arms Park.

Jenkins is the second winner of the award following British & Irish Lions, Wales and Ospreys scrum-half Rhys Webb, who picked it up […]

September 14th, 2017|Cardiff Blues, PRW News, Welsh Regions, WRU|0 Comments

Welsh pro teams head away for second round of PRO14

All four of Wales’ pro rugby teams are away this weekend for Guinness PRO14 action after an exciting Round 1 which saw the Championship kick off in flying style across Ireland and Wales with 37 tries (average 5.2 per game) scored in front of more than 54,000 supporters. The Toyota Cheetahs and the Southern Kings […]

September 8th, 2017|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets|0 Comments

PRO14 is back with all four Welsh pro teams opening their season at home!

It’s a new chapter in rugby history this weekend when the first-ever Guinness PRO14 season kicks off after the addition of the Toyota Cheetahs and the Southern Kings from South Africa.

As this world class Championship continues to raise the bar, the introduction of the Cheetahs and the Kings makes the Guinness PRO14 a global tournament. […]

September 1st, 2017|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, Scarlets, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

Popular Anglo Welsh rivalries return to Wales this November

The fixtures for this season’s Anglo-Welsh Cup campaign have been unveiled by Premiership Rugby with some great contests for supporters to look forward to throughout November (rounds 1 & 2) – returning in January and February 2018 for rounds 3 & 4 with the final set for March 17th 2018.

Scarlets

Scarlets have been drawn in to […]

Time to back your team as new PRO14 contests set to thrill

The new Guinness PRO14 season kicks off with a thrilling all Welsh opening weekend on September 1st – with FOUR home fixtures for the Welsh pro teams and Champions Scarlets hosting a historic first fixture on Welsh soil for South Africa’s new arrivals Southern Kings.

With 10 of the popular and successful Welsh derbies still at […]

Fixtures announced for new look PRO14

With the start of Guinness PRO14 season just around the corner, the first fixture list for the newly expanded Championship has been announced – with a big opening Welsh weekend as all four of Wales’ pro teams kick off their campaigns at home.

Fixtures can be found here

The highly-anticipated fixture announcement follows the announcement that the […]

August 8th, 2017|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, Scarlets|0 Comments

Leigh Halfpenny moves back to Wales with Scarlets

Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny has committed his future to pro rugby in Wales by signing a three year National Dual Contract with the WRU and Scarlets.

The 28-year-old returns to Wales after a three-year spell with France giants Toulon and a third tour with the British & Irish Lions.

“I’m delighted to be coming back to […]

August 3rd, 2017|PRW News, Scarlets, WRU|0 Comments

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