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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

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

Ospreys take on Dragons to open exciting double derby weekend

After two intense rounds in Europe, the four Welsh pro teams return to Guinness PRO14 action this weekend with a high profile and intriguing double derby weekend for supporters to enjoy.

First up the Ospreys will host Dragons at the Liberty Stadium on Friday night (KO 7.35pm) with both teams looking to put in strong performances […]

October 27th, 2017|PRW News|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

Welsh pro teams head away for second round of PRO14

All four of Wales’ pro rugby teams are away this weekend for Guinness PRO14 action after an exciting Round 1 which saw the Championship kick off in flying style across Ireland and Wales with 37 tries (average 5.2 per game) scored in front of more than 54,000 supporters. The Toyota Cheetahs and the Southern Kings […]

September 8th, 2017|Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, PRW News, Scarlets|0 Comments