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Wales Squad – Summer Tour 2017

Picture – WRU Jamie Roberts will captain Wales on their two-test summer tour, as head coach Robin McBryde names his 32-man squad for the campaign. The squad features no fewer than 13 uncapped players, almost all of whom have come through the Wales U20 pathway. Eight of the newcomers are in the [….]

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Heineken 7’s Tournament

Picture – Representatives of the teams taking part in the Heineken 7s with James Davies, holders Llandovery represented by Lewis Ellis-Jones, Jodie Evans of the Scarlets who was there for the womens draw and Llanelli’s Tom Phillips representing the host club at Parc y Scarlets for the draw Triple-defending Heineken [….]

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2017 Autumn Internationals Confirmed

Wales’ 2017 Under Armour Series fixtures against Australia, Georgia, New Zealand and South Africa have been confirmed alongside news of earlier access to tickets and significant price reductions for the Principality Stadium matches. Warren Gatland’s side will face the three top SANZAR nations and Georgia on consecutive Saturdays this autumn [….]

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Lions Tour – Who’s in?

…So who has Warren Gatland picked for the Lions tour to New Zealand? 12 Wales players will make the trip later in June. 15 English, 11 Irish and 3 Scots – Here’s the full team… (Revised 8th May 2017) Backs Dan Biggar (WAL) Elliot Daley (ENG) Jonathan Davies (WAL) Owen Farrell [….]

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A Knight to Remember

(Written by Dave Edwards – former Deputy editor of the Rhondda Leader) A FORMER Wales rugby player who has been battling Multiple Sclerosis for more than 20 years is being honoured by Pontypridd RFC. An evening called “A Knight to Remember” is being organised by valley fundraiser Bob Harris and is being [….]

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Judgement Day – 15th April

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 15th April. The Blues take on the Ospreys in the opening clash of the day [….]

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This is Welsh Football

To celebrate the tremendous work being done by clubs, schools and communities to promote the grassroots game in Wales, UEFA and the Football Association of Wales have launched the “This is Welsh Football” photo competition. Photographers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to submit their images of grassroots football, [….]

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Player of the 6 Nations is …

… Stuart Hogg of Scotland!   Original story posted on the 20th March 2017 After a thrilling final RBS 6 Nations 2017, voting for the prestigious RBS Player of the Championship award is now open, but you don’t have long to have your say! Players at every RBS 6 Nations [….]

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Wales Team to Play France

Ken Owens will win his 50th cap as Wales name an unchanged matchday squad to take on France in Paris on Saturday. (Kick off at 2.45) All 23-players who featured in the last Friday’s victory over Ireland in Cardiff are included for Wales’ Six Nations finale. Owens, who made his [….]

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Wales v Ireland Travel Advice

With a sell-out crowd at Principality Stadium for Wales vs England in the 6 Nations this Friday (10th March – Kick off 8pm), there will be a full City Centre road closure in place before and after the game. Given the number of people that will be coming to the stadium to [….]

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Wales team vs. England

Wales have made two front-row changes from the side that beat Italy on the opening weekend to take on England at Principality Stadium on Saturday (KO 16.50). Props Rob Evans and Tomas Francis both come into the starting XV for Wales’ match against the Grand Slam Champions. Taulupe Faletau is [….]

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Buy official!

The Welsh Rugby Union is urging supporters still looking for tickets to this year’s sold-out RBS 6 Nations matches at Principality Stadium, against England and Ireland, to always ‘buy official’. ‘Sold-out’ means that the WRU has no more match tickets available to sell and Wales’ home ground is at its [….]

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