Wales name team to face Ireland this weekend

Wales have made three changes to their starting XV to face Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday (KO 14.15) with British & Irish Lions trio Dan Biggar, Liam Williams and Leigh Halfpenny all returning to the side.

A total of 11 Scarlets, 4 Ospreys, 2 Cardiff Blues and 2 Dragons players make up the match […]

February 20th, 2018|PRW News, Welsh Regions, WRU|0 Comments

Wales name unchanged starting XV to face England

Wales have named an unchanged starting XV from the side that beat Scotland in their NatWest 6 Nations opener for their game against England at Twickenham on Saturday (KO 16.45).

Nineteen players from the four Welsh pro teams will travel to Twickenham  with 12 Scarlets, 3 Ospreys, 2 Dragons and 2 Cardiff Blues players selected in […]

February 6th, 2018|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets, WRU|0 Comments

Wales name 39-man squad for 2018 NatWest Six Nations

Wales have named a 39-man squad for the 2018 NatWest Six Nations, led by captain Alun Wyn Jones and featuring two uncapped players, flanker James Davies (Scarlets) and wing Josh Adams (Worcester Warriors).
The Six Nations squad call-ups include 31 players from the four professional teams in Wales with 13 players from Scarlets, 9 from Ospreys, […]

January 16th, 2018|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets, WRU|0 Comments

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 […]

Ospreys’ Dan Lydiate named Wales captain as Gatland rings the changes

Ospreys back row Dan Lydiate will captain Wales for a third time as he leads his country in their first outing against Georgia at Principality Stadium on Saturday November 18, KO 2.30pm.

Lydiate is one of 14 personnel changes from the clash against Australia last weekend with Liam Williams the sole representative from the opening Under […]

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

Good luck Wales! Team named for Autumn series opener

Wales face Australia in the first of their 2017 Under Armour Series encounters this Saturday – with 19 players from the four pro rugby teams named in the match day 23.

Nine Scarlets, five Ospreys, three Dragons and two Cardiff Blues players will be part of the squad that will face Australia at the Principality Stadium on […]

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

Judgement Day VI – the big finale to PRO14 conference stages

The sixth Judgement Day will be another BIG occasion for all four pro teams in Wales and their thousands of supporters – as the double derby provides the final event in the conference stages of the Guinness PRO14 for all Welsh sides.

Tickets have now gone on sale and will be more accessible than ever before […]

November 1st, 2017|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets, WRU|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 […]

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