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WRU reports record turnover and re-investment

Link to Annual Report YE17 www.wru.wales/eng/thewru/annualreport/index.php   The Welsh Rugby Union Group has re-invested £36.6m into the national game at all levels, which equates to an...

Wales RL seeking volunteers for 2018 Commonwealth Championships

Wales Rugby League will again compete in the Commonwealth Championships when the second edition of the tournament is held in Moreton Bay near Brisbane...

Have esports gotten as big as real sports?

Electronic sports, esports, have shown significant growth in recent years. In fact, this form of sports has seen more players become professional, competing in...

FIRST TIMER REBECCA TAKES TO THE IRONMAN PODIUM

One of the victors of the Ironman Wales 2017 event, Rebecca Bennett, can be particularly proud of her category win, since Tenby was her first ever...

NORTH WALES ORIGIN 22 SOUTH WALES DRAGONHEARTS POSSIBLES 20

By Ryan Gould at Queensway Stadium   North Wales Origin have given the Wales Dragonhearts selectors a few questions to answer after beating a South Wales...

UNDER 18 COMMUNITY INTERNATIONAL – WALES 24 ENGLAND LIONS 42

UNDER 18 COMMUNITY INTERNATIONAL WALES 24 ENGLAND LIONS 42 By Ian Golden   England Lions under 18s ran out 42-24 winners against a Wales side who battled all...

Cardiff club aims to set up mixed ability team

Llandaff RFC is hoping to start an adult mixed ability rugby team for the Cardiff area, similar to Llanelli Warriors and the Swansea Gladiators...

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...

Scarlets Secure Losing Bonus Point In Ulster

Despite a strong start and a perfect 10 points secured in the Pro14, the Scarlets faced their biggest challenge of the season as they...

Matches on South and North Wales this weekend

There are two big community games in Wales this weekend as Rugby League fans can enjoy action in the north and south of Wales.   On...

Wales v New Zealand has sold-out

Wales’ Under Armour Series third round clash with New Zealand, at Principality Stadium this autumn, has sold-out. The 74,500 capacity Cardiff ground has reached its...

Scarlets Boosted by Lions Return for Ulster Challenge

A year ago to the day, the Scarlets travelled to Belfast on the hunt for the first points in the campaign after suffering losses...

17 Wales junior Rugby League players picked up by Super League...

Seventeen under 15s and 16s Rugby League players from Wales have now been snapped up by Super League sides for their academy systems.   This includes...

Scarlets Secure Perfect 10 Against Zebre

The Champions couldn’t have asked for a better start to the season last week as they secured a bonus point win against Southern Kings...

‘I’M IN’ – NEW DRAGONS CHAIRMAN BUTTRESS

WRU TV video interviews with David Buttress and Martyn Phillips available click here)  David Buttress is the new chairman of the Dragons. The former Just Eat chief...

Rail industry warns of train service alterations if travelling to boxing...

Railway upgrade work between London and Cardiff will affect journeys for fans travelling to the Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev fight in the Principality...

Joshua-Pulev tickets on sale from Monday

Cardiff clash goes on general sale on Tuesday Tickets for the blockbuster Heavyweight World title clash between Anthony Joshua MBE and Kubrat Pulev at Principlaity...

Wales Rugby League launch new corporate rebranding

Wales Rugby League have today launched their new corporate branding and a Rugby League super fan living in New Zealand had a major input...

Craig Bellamy: Welsh fans needs to be patient with Ben Woodburn...

Craig Bellamy: Welsh fans needs to be patient with Ben Woodburn – and Liverpool do, too. The former Wales and Liverpool forward is urging patience after...

Wales Rugby League – a hotbed of talent says CEO

Following Wales under 16s beating their English counterparts for the first time ever last Saturday, Wales Rugby League CEO Chris Thair says the young...

Joshua clashes with Pulev in Cardiff

Heavyweight King puts World crowns on the line on October 28 Anthony Joshua MBE will defend his World Heavyweight titles against Kubrat Pulev at Principality...

Wales record historic under 16 win over England

UNDER 16 INTERNATIONAL WALES 18 ENGLAND 10 By Ian Golden   Wales have beaten England for the very first time in an under 16 Rugby League international after...

Scarlets Start Title Defence With an Eight Try Romp Against Southern...

May seems an awfully long time away now, but after what seems like a lengthy summer, the dawn of the new rugby season is...

WRU Conference launched and new landscape for 2nd XV rugby in...

All elements of male club rugby in Wales have helped steer a fresh approach to second team rugby in a move which could...

Bulbring Welcomes Former Team Mates to Parc y Scarlets

When David Bulbring signed for the Scarlets, he never expected to be opening the 2017-2018 campaign by playing his former team the Southern Kings...

Halfpenny Reveals His Tough Summer

Following much speculation during the off-season, the Scarlets’ big-name signing has finally spoken about his ‘tough’ summer and joining the Scarlets. Leigh Halfpenny admitted that...

French visitors narrowly edge out Welsh

Two sides from the rugby league mad region of Carcassonne visited South Wales this week and played two representative matches at two different age-groups...

Six changes for Wales Women against Ireland

Wales have made six changes to their starting team for the Women’s Rugby World Cup seventh-place play-off against Ireland at the Kingspan Stadium tomorrow...

Quality coaches set to drive Principality Premiership standards

WRU Head of Rugby Performance Geraint John has welcomed the quality of coaches in the Principality Premiership this season. Namibia head coach and former Scarlets...

Scarlets Champions Cup Dates Revealed

They've been a long time coming, but European Rugby have finally revealed the dates for next season's Champions Cup. Exact dates for the first...

Unbeaten Scarlets prepare for final pre-season test

Celebrating an unbeaten pre-season thus far, the Scarlets travel to Gloucester on Friday for their final preparations before the first League match against Southern...

Glantaf – London final this Friday – preview and interview opportunity

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf are going into this Friday’s national Champion Schools Year 9 Final full of confidence as they take on Mirfield Free...

Gwent Police appeal after Rugby League player found seriously injured

. Gwent Police are appealing for information after former Wales Dragonhearts full back Scott Bessant was discovered seriously injured at approximately 5.15am on Sunday 13th August 2017. A...

The first ever Superhero Tri, powered by npower, celebrated over 1,500...

More than 20 teams took part in the Celebrity Superhero Tri alone, each with their own Celebrity Team Captain * Celebrity Team Captains included MBE and...

Wales Women name team for second shot at Canada

Wales have announced their team to face Canada at Queen's University Belfast tomorrow at 17:00, with both sides aiming for a fifth-place finish in...

WRW Construction named as Scarlets main sponsor

The WRW Construction logo will feature across the club’s traditional Scarlet jersey, on the back of the striking new anthracite away jersey as well...

Women’s club rugby on the up

With Wales Women currently competing at the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Ireland, the club game in Wales is also set for a boost...

First start for teenager George against Hong Kong

Seventeen-year-old forward Seventeen-year-old forward Lleucu George will make her first start for Wales in tomorrow's Women's Rugby World Cup match against Hong Kong in...

Samson hungry for success ahead of Bristol clash

On the back of an emphatic try romp against a Premiership Select XV played at Llandovery on Saturday, the Scarlets continue their pre-season friendlies...

WRL PREMIER LEAGUE GRAND FINAL

VALLEY COUGARS 32 TORFAEN TIGERS 18 By Ian Golden at Glamorgan Wanderers Almost a thousand people went through the gates on finals day at Glamorgan Wanderers...

Wales Women make two changes for Canada

Wales have made two changes to their starting line-up for their Women’s Rugby World Cup pool match against Canada tomorrow at Billings Park (17:00).   Sian...

Region’s talent to go head-to-head at Llandovery

Scarlets’ exciting crop of young talent will be on display at Llandovery’s Church Bank on Saturday 12th August as a regional XV takes on...

Welsh RL Grand Finals preview

Wales Rugby League host their annual Grand Finals Day this Sunday at Glamorgan Wanderers RFC in Cardiff, with the WRL Premier League Final between...

Get Chloe Thomas To The Commonwealth Games 2018

A JustGiving page has been set up by Sophie Perkins to raise £1,000 to send her friend, Chloe Thomas, to compete and represent Wales...

Wales name team for WRWC opener

Wales have named their team to face New Zealand in their Women's Rugby World Cup opener at Billings Park tomorrow (9th August, 14:45).  In what...

WRL Premier League semi-final reports

VALLEY COUGARS 68 RHONDDA OUTLAWS 0   Valley Cougars cruised into the WRL Premier League final after a dominant 68-0 win over Rhondda Outlaws.   The Outlaws, late...

UNDER 16 INTERNATIONAL – WALES 32 IRELAND 18

UNDER 16 INTERNATIONAL WALES 32 IRELAND 18 By Ian Golden at Cyncoed Stadium, Cardiff, photos by www.ianlovell.com In an outstanding contest, Wales under 16 secured a 32-18...

Halfpenny signs National Dual Contract

Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny has committed his future to regional rugby and Wales by signing a three year National Dual Contract with the WRU...

EXCITEMENT MOUNTS AS NEW SEASON EDGES CLOSER

It has been just over two months since that historic day at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin when the Scarlets were more than worthy...

Premier League semi-finals preview

WRL’s Premier League has reached the semi-final stage with two mouthwatering clashes being played this Saturday at 2.30pm.   There is a slight restructure after reigining...

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