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

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

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

Teams for the big Welsh double derby

The stage is set at the Principality Stadium for another big rugby occasion with stars from all four professional teams in Wales ready for key battles in the big Welsh double derby – as Cardiff Blues take on the Ospreys followed by Newport Gwent Dragons against the Scarlets on Saturday (KOs 2.45pm & 5.15pm).

Judgement Day […]

April 14th, 2017|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets, WRU|0 Comments

Excitement builds for Judgement Day V

It’s expected to be another 60,000+ crowd – and this year the thousands of Judgement Day supporters will be able to buy bespoke programmes relating to the team of their choice at the Principality Stadium on Saturday with organisers taking the unique step of printing four different covers.

Gareth Anscombe, Rhys Webb, Tyler Morgan and Jake […]

Judgement Day V battle lines drawn

A host of Cardiff Blues, Ospreys, Scarlets and Newport Gwent Dragons stars have filmed a head-to-head ‘skills game’ for bragging rights ahead of Judgement Day V action with broadcast partners BBC Wales Scrum V and S4C’s Clwb Rygbi.
Scarlets pair Jonathan Davies and Hadleigh Parkes finished at either end of the overall scoreboard when they took on Cory Hill […]

April 4th, 2017|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets, WRU|0 Comments

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 […]

Judgement Day V sales hit 40,000

Ticket sales for Judgement Day V have broken through the 40,000 mark with just under a month still to go until Wales’ stars meet in regional colours under the Principality Stadium roof – on Saturday 15th April.

The double-headed clash is held days before the British & Irish Lions squad announcement (19th April) and also comes […]

Wales team to face England at Principality Stadium

Wales have announced the team to take on England at the Principality Stadium on Saturday (KO 16.50 live on BBC/S4C) with 16 players from the four Welsh pro teams involved in the match day 23 – Scarlets (7), Ospreys (7), Dragons (1), Cardiff Blues (1).

Wales make two front-row changes from the side that beat Italy on […]

February 9th, 2017|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets, WRU|0 Comments

Judgement Day V ticket sales soar

Judgement Day V – at Principality Stadium on Saturday 15th April – has sold-out middle and lower tier seating already, with over 30,000 Cardiff Blues, Ospreys, Newport Gwent Dragons and Scarlets fans snapping up tickets for the showcase Welsh pro rugby event.

JDV is heading for a 74,500 sell-out, with sales well in advance of those […]

February 2nd, 2017|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, Press Release, PRW News, WRU|0 Comments