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Congratulations to 12 Welsh players selected for Lions squad

WARREN GATLAND has unveiled the 41-man squad for the 2017 British & Irish Lions Tour to New Zealand.

Sam Warburton of Cardiff Blues and Wales will lead the Lions for a second consecutive Tour, an honour only ever achieved once before by Martin Johnson in 1997 and 2001. Warburton will be supported by a number of former Lions with 2 […]

April 19th, 2017|Press Release, PRW News, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

Excitement builds for Judgement Day V

It’s expected to be another 60,000+ crowd – and this year the thousands of Judgement Day supporters will be able to buy bespoke programmes relating to the team of their choice at the Principality Stadium on Saturday with organisers taking the unique step of printing four different covers.

Gareth Anscombe, Rhys Webb, Tyler Morgan and Jake […]

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 […]

Judgement Day V ticket sales soar

Judgement Day V – at Principality Stadium on Saturday 15th April – has sold-out middle and lower tier seating already, with over 30,000 Cardiff Blues, Ospreys, Newport Gwent Dragons and Scarlets fans snapping up tickets for the showcase Welsh pro rugby event.

JDV is heading for a 74,500 sell-out, with sales well in advance of those […]

February 2nd, 2017|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, Press Release, PRW News, WRU|0 Comments

Three home games for Welsh Pro Rugby in Guinness PRO12

Newport Gwent Dragons, Scarlets and Ospreys will host key Guinness PRO12 fixtures at their home grounds in Wales this weekend with the Cardiff Blues travelling away to Glasgow.

The Guinness PRO12 Championship is now passed the halfway point and competition is building for what promises to be an exciting run-in towards the end of the season.

With […]

Welsh festive derbies pull in biggest crowds for six years

More than 48,000 rugby supporters attended the four big festive derby contests over seven days during Christmas and New Year in the Guinness PRO12 – the highest total attendance in festive pro rugby at the four home grounds in Wales since 2010.

With three of the four derbies attracting five figure crowds and a total attendance […]

Wales Team to face South Africa in final autumn test

Wales have made one change from the side that beat Argentina a fortnight ago to face South Africa at Principality Stadium on Saturday (KO 17:30) – with 16 players from the four pro teams in Wales involved in the match day squad Ospreys (7), Scarlets (6), Cardiff Blues (2) and Newport Gwent Dragons (1).

Dan Lydiate comes […]

Wales team announced for third autumn international

Wales have made 10 changes to their side to face Japan at Principality Stadium on Saturday (KO 14:30) – with 20 players from the four Welsh pro teams selected in the match day squad – seven from the Cardiff Blues, seven from the Ospreys, five from Scarlets and one from Newport Gwent Dragons.

The starting XV […]

Big rugby weekend kicks off with Dragons in GuinnessPRO12

It’s another big rugby weekend in Wales with all four Pro teams in action in the GuinnessPRO12 with home games for Newport Gwent Dragons (Friday KO 7.15pm) and Scarlets (Saturday KO 7.35pm).

Newport Gwent Dragons head coach, Kingsley Jones, has named his side to take on the current Guinness PRO12 champions Connacht at Rodney Parade. The Men […]

Wales team to take on Australia

A total of 17 players from the four pro teams in Wales have been named in the match squad to take on Australia this weekend including nine from Ospreys, four from Scarlets and two from both the Cardiff Blues and Newport Gwent Dragons.

Cardiff Blues’ Gethin Jenkins will captain an experienced Wales side that will take […]