Scarlets News

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’ 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

Thrilling weekend of PRO12 action for Welsh teams

The Guinness PRO12 Championship resumes with just four rounds remaining in the hunt for glory. All four pro teams in Wales are in action – two at home Scarlets v Treviso and Ospreys v Leinster on Saturday – with six PRO12 clubs chasing hard to take part in the Final Series and teams also looking […]

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 […]

Wales name team for RBS 6 Nations opener against Italy

Wales have made five changes to the side that beat South Africa last November for their opening 2017 RBS 6 Nations game against Italy on Sunday (KO 15:00 local, live on ITV & S4C).

Eighteen players from Wales’ Pro Rugby teams are named in the match day squad to face Italy – Scarlets (8), Ospreys (8), […]

Anglo Welsh Cup contests get underway in Wales

All four of Wales’ pro rugby teams are in action during another big rugby weekend in Wales – as the Anglo Welsh contest returns and with it the chance for some of Wales’ brightest young talent to shine.

Scarlets v Bath Rugby kicks off this weekend’s action tonight and in commemoration of Remembrance Day – there […]

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 […]

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 […]