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Wales head coach Robin McBryde has selected six uncapped players in his starting line-up for the pre-tour training match against RGC 1404 on Friday. In the backs, Ospreys wing Keelan Giles and Scarlets scrum half Aled Davies will have a chance to impress in front of a capacity Parc Eirias crowd and up front Ospreys […]

Principality Building Society has extended its title sponsorship of the Welsh Premiership and also announced a further partnership with Welsh Rugby, putting its name to the WRU National Youth Leagues for the 2017/2018 season. Aberavon face Merthyr in the 2017 Principality Premiership final at the Talbot Athletic Ground on Sunday 21st May (KO 3.30pm), with […]

The fixtures for both the 2018 and 2019 Six Nations Championships have been announced. Rugby’s Greatest Championship will take place over seven weekends in 2018, beginning on Saturday 3rd February and finishing with a Championship ‘Super Saturday’ on March 17. The 2019 Championship will begin on February 1 and conclude on March 16. Wales and […]

(Picture & Story – David Edwards) FORMER Pontypridd and Wales rugby player Paul Knight has been honoured with a special event held at the Sardis Road clubhouse. Former players including Martin Williams, Tom David, Bob Penberthy, Nigel Bezani and Adrian Owen were among those who came out in force to pay tribute to the Rhondda […]

L-R Steven Williams, Captain of Penygraig Bowls Club, Iestyn Williams Welsh International under 18’s Indoor Mixed Bowls Champion, Nicola Jenkins Pennant Walters and player Christopher Edwards A Penygraig sports club has been ‘bowled over’ by the generosity of a local energy company after it stepped in to fund kit for its team members in time […]

Dan Godfrey has stepped up to be the new Pontypridd RFC Team Manager The vacant position of Team Manager at Pontypridd RFC has been quickly filled, with recently retired back rower Dan Godfrey stepping up to the plate. Richard Langmead, who had fulfilled the role to great effect for the past nine years, stood down […]

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 forwards: Adam Beard, Seb Davies, Ryan Elias, Ollie […]

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 7s champions Llandovery will begin […]

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 – with the Wallabies kicking […]

…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 (ENG) Leigh Halfpenny (WAL) Robbie […]

(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 held at the Sardis Road […]

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 (2.45pm) and Sam Warburton has […]