Premier Sports secures top talent in Wales

Premier Sports, the new home of every game in the Guinness PRO14, has announced a stellar line-up of respected rugby names to join its broadcast team in Wales for an exciting new season of rugby action.

Just a fortnight after announcing it had awarded its multi-million pound production contract to experienced independent TV sports producer Sunset+Vine, […]

August 15th, 2018|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets, WRU|0 Comments

Welsh Rugby welcomes new broadcast partnership with PRO14 Rugby

Welsh rugby has welcomed the new landmark broadcast partnership signed between PRO14 Rugby and Premier Sports and Freesports, announced today.

Pro Rugby Wales chief executive Mark Davies and Welsh Rugby Union boss Martyn Phillips have joined together to hail the three year agreement which means all 152 Guinness PRO14 matches will be shown live in High Definition […]

Teams announced for Judgement Day VI at Principality Stadium

JUDGEMENT DAY VI TEAMS ANNOUNCED – Welsh Pro Rugby’s big double derby at the Principality Stadium kicks off tomorrow afternoon (Saturday) with a host of international stars in action in the Guinness PRO14 in front of a bumper crowd in the heart of the capital.

It’s the battle of East v West as the Dragons face […]

April 27th, 2018|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets, WRU|0 Comments

Welsh derby showdown – plenty at stake @ Judgement Day VI

As both the Cardiff Blues and the Ospreys target automatic qualification for next year’s EPCR Champions Cup, there’s going to be plenty riding on their much anticipated Judgement Day VI clash later this month.

Cardiff Blues hooker Kristian Dacey and Ospreys lock Bradley Davies each have an eye firmly set on a season-defining Guinness PRO14 meeting at […]

April 13th, 2018|Cardiff Blues, Ospreys, Scarlets, Welsh Regions, WRU|0 Comments

Judgement Day VI on target to raise the roof

Judgement Day, the annual double-header played out under the Principality Stadium roof on Saturday 28th April, is on target to once again rival a famous Wales international match-day out in Cardiff – but one in regional colours for added spice.

The back-to-back Guinness PRO12 derbies were attended by 60,642 supporters last season and more than 35,000 […]

March 23rd, 2018|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets, WRU|0 Comments

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

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