Welsh Regions

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

EPCR reforms welcomed by PRO12 Rugby

PRO12 Rugby has today welcomed the announcement by EPCR regarding the changes to the qualification process for the European Rugby Champions Cup, taking effect from the 2017-18 season.

Key changes to the qualification format for the Champions Cup will be introduced by EPCR next season in a move which will create a more streamlined pathway to […]

May 18th, 2017|European Rugby, PRW News, Welsh Regions|0 Comments

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

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 […]