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.

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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

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