Welsh Regions

More New Year fireworks as two big Welsh derbies open 2018 rugby calendar

Another BIG double derby weekend awaits rugby supporters in Wales with the Scarlets hosting the Dragons on Friday evening (Fri 5th Jan kick off 7.35pm) followed by Ospreys v Cardiff Blues at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon (Sat 6th Jan kick off 3.15pm).

The four festive derbies once again sparked plenty of interest and engagement […]

January 5th, 2018|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, Scarlets, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

It’s wall-to-wall Rugby – European contests announced to follow BIG festive derbies

As the biggest games of pro rugby season in Wales draw near with SIX derbies over Christmas and into the New Year, they’ll be no let-up in the excitement for supporters, as European Rugby revealed its fixtures for January 2018.

Dates and kick-off times for rounds five and six of the European Rugby Champions Cup and […]

Festive Welsh derbies – WIN tickets to the big 4 thanks to BT

YOUR CHANCE TO WIN TICKETS TO THE BIG FOUR THANKS TO PRINCIPAL SPONSOR BT

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It’s one big rugby family get together this Christmas as the stars of Welsh Rugby go head-to-head to entertain tens of thousands of supporters in the biggest games of the club rugby season.

As excitement builds for the four biggest RUGBY games of […]

Final test for Wales against South Africa sees Hadleigh Parkes make debut

Wales have made five changes for their final Under Armour Series clash against South Africa at Principality Stadium this Saturday afternoon with nine Scarlets, six Ospreys, four Cardiff Blues, and three Dragons in the match day squad.

Scarlets centre Hadleigh Parkes will make his debut with scrum half Aled Davies the other change in the back-line.

Parkes […]

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