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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Thought for the Week – Temptations

The garage forecourt was full of cars for sale and I passed them by without a thought but there in the foyer was the...

Plucky Scarlets Secure Crucial Losing Bonus Point

Typically, an important top of the table clash is one of the fixtures of the season, but for the second year in a row,...

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

  A young lady turned into both our services on Sunday with her lovely Labradoodle dog Rosie.  From the Midlands,she shared with us that she...

Scarlets Second Best Against Determined Benetton

With a weekend dominated by talk of ‘that try’ and a pretty mixed bag of Pro14 results for the Welsh Regions, with the Cardiff...

Colbeck’s Corner

Let me ask you all a question: why is it so hard to lose weight? Why? Why can’t chocolate eclairs be healthy? I’ve gotta eat...

Scarlets Prepare for Fourth Benetton Battle

Wayne Pivac and co face their biggest challenge to date due to number of players unavailable for selection because of International duty for both...

Strong Sale Side Too Strong For Young Scarlets

With the start of the Six Nations imminent and a record 10 Scarlets players included in the team to face Scotland, including an all-Scarlet...

A Look Back to Parc y Scarlets’ Offical Opening in 2009

It was exactly nine years ago on Saturday, 31st January 2009 that Parc y Scarlets marked it’s official opening with an historic match against...

SPRING – THOUGHT OF THE WEEK

I’m not much of a gardener but at this time of year I always look forward to seeing the daffodil push their way through...

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK “PANTOMIME” 24TH JANUARY

‘O yes it is  – O no it’s isn’t’you’ve guessed.  I’ve just come back from the FriendshipTheatre groups pantomime ‘Cinderella’ at Y Ffwrness.  We...

Scarlets Secure Quarter Finals Against La Rochelle

It was quite a night in Parc y Scarlets on Saturday. A first half that brought breath-taking skills on the way to scoring tries...

Super Scarlets Secure Quarter Final Spot

Just over a month ago, this season’s European dreams were minutes away from being shattered - two losing bonus points in the opening rounds...

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK 17th January, 2018

There’s been a storm of reaction to the comments President Trump made at a meeting last week on future immigration policy in the USA. ...

This week’s Scarlets News…Bring on Toulon!

This week's Press Conference Updates, sponsored by First Choice Carpets & Flooring. Following an impressive European performance against Bath on Friday evening that got the...

Thought of the Week

For some time now, we’ve it’s been reported that our passion for plastic is causing untold damage to the environment and especially and marine...

Dominant Scarlets Drown Bath in European Thriller

A huge contingent made their way over the Severn Bridge as Bath became a sea of red ahead of the crunch fifth round match...

Scarlets Look Forward To A Huge European Weekend Against Bath

Sponsored by https://www.facebook.com/firstchoicepembrey/ The Scarlets have the luxury of a full training week this week for the first time since before the festive period as...

It’s Competition Time!

**COMPETITION** Win 2 tickets to a Scarlets Rugby Match 🏉 West Wales Chronicle's rugby correspondent Helzbach's mid-week Scarlets update has a new sponsor.! We're delighted...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review.

Written by Adam Roberts, 21st of December 2017. During the build up over the last two year  I’ve had many theories on the Star Wars...

Dominant Scarlets Slay the Dragons with Seven Try Romp

Following a successful festive period where the Scarlets completed the double over both the Ospreys and the Blues, the target for this season is...

Starting over in 2018

Blue Scarlet on...starting over I refuse to use the word resolutions. That would mean that by resolving, I would have to make a firm commitment...

Super Scarlets Cling on For Second Festive Derby Success

For the first time in two years, Cardiff Arms Park boasted a sell-out for this huge New Years fixture. Head Coach, Wayne Pivac named...

Scarlets Cling on to Steal Ospreys Victory Right at the Death

Now that the big man in red has paid his annual visit, the stage is set for the men in red to take main...

Puppy Farms – Lucy’s laW

Blue Scarlet on...Lucy's Law I am absolutely incandescent with rage after seeing some disgusting posts on Gumtree raffling puppies. These absolute pathetic excuses for humans...

10 from 10 keeps Scarlets’ European Dreams Alive

Despite a flight cancellation and an enforced change of airport after chartering a flight from Cardiff, the Scarlets finally arrived in Northern Italy for...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi review

Well it's finally here. Another year, another Star Wars movie. After what seemed like an eternity following Revenge of the Sith, The Force Awakens...

Super Scarlets Cling On For Important European Win

With the 10-point target met during the Autumn Internationals, the Pro14 takes a break for the next two weeks as attentions are turned to...

Anxiety

Blue Scarlet on...Anxiety My name is Clare. I suffer from chronic anxiety. See, that wasn't a difficult confession to make, but as it comes under...

Gutsy Young Scarlets Secure Losing Bonus Point Against Cheetahs

With the maximum five points in the bag last week, and Wayne Pivac’s target for the South African tour...

Young Scarlets Secure Bonus Point Win Against Southern Kings on South...

With 21 players missing due to International duties and injuries, the Scarlets were relying on their strength in depth as the team headed out...

‘The Scottish Mountain with its Head in the Clouds’

Ben Nevis is the highest mountain peak in Great Britain, located in Scotland. It attracts about 150.000 people annually, who hike or attempt to...

Penalty Try Hat Trick Sees Strong Exeter Side Demolish Young Scarlets

With the Autumn Internationals underway the regular season takes a break with the up and coming stars given a chance to shine in the...

Thor: Ragnarok Review

Right, I’ll start of by saying of all the Marvel films characters Thor is one of my least favourites. No particular reason he just...

Scarlets Grind out Important Win Over Improved Benetton

With Head Coach, Wayne Pivac describing this fixture as ‘probably our biggest test since we took over as a coaching group,’ the visit of...

Blue Scarlet on…

The Porthcawl Elvis Festival One thing you need to know about me is that I love fads. I also love music and fancy dress. So...

TRANSFORMERS: The Last Knight Review- It’s like having your brain violated...

I really have to hand it to Michael Bay. He's somehow managed to make each entry in his live- action Transformers series consistently worse...

Scarlets Secure Bonus Point Win Against Blues

It was exactly a year ago today that the Scarlets notched up a victory in the Arms Park to record the first leg of...

Scarlets Prepare for the Visit of the Blues

Reflecting on the last couple of weeks, Head Coach, Wayne Pivac admitted that the Scarlets aren’t in the position they liked to have been...

More treat than trick – Three delicious dishes from one large...

Now, I must confess that I don’t really get into the whole Halloween thing; as I find it far too commercial these days. The...

Blade Runner 2049 Review.

Written by Adam Roberts. October 19, 2017. Back in 1982, we can’t all deny that Blade Runner became an international phenomenon. Derived from the novel,...

Matt Whitten blog ‘Cardiff half marathon

The Annual Cardiff Half Marathon The Cardiff Half Marathon is one of the most anticipated races of the year. Thousands come to the city of...

Bath Possibly Pull the Plug on Scarlets’ European Dreams

European Rugby made a return to Parc y Scarlets as the Scarlets welcomed Bath for the second round of this season’s Champions’ Cup campaign....

Pivac Wants Big Home Crowd For Bath Fixture

Since European Cup Rugby began, it has usually been a case of ‘win your home games and hope to pick up some points on...

I’m back!

Hope everyone is looking forward to Halloween, because I’m not. I’m looking forward to Halloween about as much as I look forward to dentist...

Pivac urges Scarlets to be contenders for European Glory

In his review of last weekend’s derby match, Head Coach, Wayne Pivac revealed that he was happy to get the result against arch enemies...

Superb Second Half Sees Scarlets Secure Victory in Tough Local Derby

There hasn’t been a time where the Scarlets have been such favourites to win the local derby against the Ospreys. The Liberty Stadium outfit’s...

Mass Effect Videogame Review

MASS EFFECT In the year 2007, developers at Bioware created a title that spanned the vast reaches of space and touched the hearts of many....

Scarlets Secure Five Points in Tough Connacht Challenge

It wasn’t typical attacking Scarlets rugby last Saturday, but with a full five points in the bag against Edinburgh, the Scarlets faced their second...

Scarlets ready for Connacht Challenge

Whilst it wasn’t the best performance from the Scarlets, the importance of the bonus point win last weekend against Edinburgh was evident from Head...

Scarlets Secure Bonus Point in Samson’s 100th Game

Following two weeks on the road, recording one bonus point win in Italy along with a losing point in Ireland, the Scarlets were back...
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