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Sunday, October 22, 2017

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...

Prydie settling in to new environment

Scarlets welcomed winger Tom Prydie to Parc y Scarlets last month as he joins the Guinness PRO12 Champions ahead of the new season.   Prydie, like...

Wales u16 prepare for Ireland test this Friday by going to...

Wales take on Ireland in an under 16 Rugby League international this Friday at Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cyncoed.   Admission price is £3 adults and £1...

James Jones gets first pro competitive RL refereeing gig

Welsh referee James Jones is making his Kingstone Press League 1 refereeing debut this Sunday when Oxford take on Hunslet at Tillsley Park in...

A weekend of rugby league match reports from Llanelli

SATURDAY SOUTH WALES IRONMEN 28 GLOUCESTERSHIRE ALL GOLDS 20 By Ian Golden at Parc Stebonheath South Wales Ironmen opened a memorable weekend at Stebonheath Park on Saturday,...

Wales finish Wheelchair World Cup on a high

Wales have finished fifth in the Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup after beating Spain 66-45 in their final ranking match today.   This is despite the...

Wales lose Wheelchair Quarter-Final game

Wales Rugby League’s Wheelchair side will not take to the pitch for their final World Cup match, the fifth-placed play-off game, against Spain this...

WHEELCHAIR WORLD CUP – FRANCE 118 WALES 10

Wales lost their final game in their Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup group, as the hosts, holders and tournament favourites France dominated in a...

WHEELCHAIR WORLD CUP – ENGLAND 78 WALES 32

WHEELCHAIR WORLD CUP ENGLAND 78 WALES 32 By Mark A Jones and Josh Gardner in Pamiers, France   A second half yellow card for Wales didn’t help...

Semi-finals confirmed in Welsh Premier League

BRIDGEND BLUE BULLS 38 RHONDDA OUTLAWS 36 By Jarrad Vanagas at Pyle RFC Bridgend Blue Bulls led for one second of their Premier League game against...

From aspiring club runner to the World Championships: Josh Griffiths’ remarkable...

Standing on the start line of this year's London Marathon, 23 year-old Josh Griffiths of Gorslas, Carmarthenshire was hoping to run a time fast...

Wales announce Women’s Rugby World Cup squad

Wales have named an exciting mix of experience and youth for the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup, which kicks off in Dublin on Wednesday...

WHEELCHAIR WORLD CUP ROUND 1 – WALES 24 AUSTRALIA 72

Australia avenged their double defeat to Wales in the 2013 Wheelchair World Cup, by inflicting a 72-24 victory over them in the first game...

WRL RESULT – VALLEY COUGARS 54 RHONDDA OUTLAWS 14

VALLEY COUGARS 54 RHONDDA OUTLAWS 14 By Ian Golden at Treharris RFC Valley Cougars ensured top spot in the end of season WRL Premier League table...

WRU Community coaches to receive more age-specific support in new coach...

Welsh Rugby has adapted the landscape of community coach development in Wales to meet the changing needs of grassroots coaches and players. The Welsh Rugby...

Sport Wales review “welcome”, but “serious questions” remain

An independent review into the role of Sport Wales has been published by the Welsh Government. Responding to its findings – which can be read...

Winners all round in WRU Urdd partnership/ Partneriaeth rhwng yr Urdd...

The new, enhanced partnership between the Urdd and Welsh Rugby Union has already reaped clear benefits with participation numbers up by more than 50%....

Wales Wheelchair name squad for World Cup

Wales Wheelchair Rugby League have named their squad who will travel to the Wheelchair World Cup in France which starts this Thursday when Wales...

Premier League reports and table

CARDIFF BLUE DRAGONS 6 RHONDDA OUTLAWS 34 By Ian Golden at Glamorgan Wanderers Rhondda Outlaws clinched their first ever win as an open age club after...

STUDENT RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP – FIFTH PLACE PLAY-OFF – WALES...

STUDENT RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP – FIFTH PLACE PLAY-OFF WALES 28 IRELAND 16 By Tony Dosen for www.RLWC2017.com at Windsor Sports Complex, Sydney   Wales Students secured fifth...

Davies sets out Llanelli RFC’s vision

Llanelli RFC’s head coach Phil Davies has linked up with his new-look coaching group who have collectively has set out their vision for the...

New owners for South Wales Ironmen

South Wales Ironmen Rugby League Club have new owners after the Rugby Football League approved a takeover by Andrew Thorne, the owner of West...

CARDIFF BLUE DRAGONS 18 VALLEY COUGARS 32

By Ian Golden at Glamorgan Wanderers Valley Cougars remain unbeaten and top the WRL Premier League table, but it wasn't without a scare and a...

STUDENT WORLD CUP – PACIFIC ISLANDS 40 WALES 12

STUDENT RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP – MATCH 3 PACIFIC ISLANDS 40 WALES 12 By Andre Cupido for www.RLWC2017.com at New Era Stadium, Sydney Wales will now take...

Wales Students 4 – 22 England Students

By Andre Cupido at Windsor Stadium, Sydney Student Rugby League World Cup England avenged their tough defeat to Australia with a promising 22-4 victory over arch-rivals...

Wales RL Premier League and junior match reports

VALLEY COUGARS 72 CARDIFF BLUE DRAGONS 0 By Andrew Parker at Treharris RFC Valley Cougars showed no mercy against the hapless Cardiff Blue Dragons running in...

RUGBY LEAGUE STUDENT WORLD CUP – SCOTLAND 48 WALES 18

SCOTLAND 48 WALES 18 At St Marys Stadium, Sydney. Report by Sian Golden Scotland won the battle of the Celts in the opening match of the...