Welsh Regions

Popular derbies return in all Welsh weekend in Anglo-Welsh Cup

It’s a big weekend of rugby in Wales with all four pro teams in derby action in the Anglo-Welsh Cup with the Dragons hosting Scarlets at Rodney Parade and Cardiff Blues against Ospreys in the capital.

All four teams will be looking forward to the hotly contested derby clashes after losing out in the first round […]

November 16th, 2017|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, Scarlets, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

Pro Rugby in Wales backs new selection policy

Welsh rugby has reviewed its Senior Player Selection Policy (SPSP) and made significant changes, effective immediately, which will further the aim of retaining talent in Wales during the prime years of a player’s career.

The changes will benefit the Welsh national team, pro teams and clubs and provide clarity for the players they affect.

The new SPSP […]

Teams announced for Saturday’s derby in the West

The second of the big Welsh derbies this weekend will see current PRO14 Champions Scarlets head across the Loughor Bridge on Saturday evening (7th Oct) to their closest rivals the Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium.

The two teams Guinness PRO14 head-to-head record in 28 games gives the Ospreys the edge with 18 won over the Scarlets […]

October 6th, 2017|Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

Derby weekend is here! Big night ahead at Cardiff Arms Park

The big Welsh double derby weekend in the Guinness PRO14 kicks off on Friday evening in the East with a crucial encounter in the capital for both Cardiff Blues and the Dragons.

Cardiff Blues return home to the Arms Park after spending the last two weeks on the road and will host a Dragons team boosted […]

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

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 […]

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

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