Scarlets team news v Bordeaux as Carwyn Tuipulotu set for European debut

Scarlets boss Dwayne Peel has made six changes to his side for the European Champions Cup fixture away to Bordeaux-Begles on Sunday. Captain Jonathan Davies returns to lead his team for the round-three clash, having missed the New Year’s Day win over the Ospreys, and highly-rated young back-rower Carwyn Tuipulotu will make his European debut… Continue reading Scarlets team news v Bordeaux as Carwyn Tuipulotu set for European debut

Scarlets v Dragons called off as yet another Welsh derby falls

This weekend’s Welsh derby clash between the Scarlets and the Dragons has been postponed due to Covid cases at the Gwent region. The United Rugby Championship fixture was due to kick off at 7.35pm on Saturday (January 8) behind closed doors at Parc y Scarlets. However, a number of positive Covid-19 cases within the Dragons… Continue reading Scarlets v Dragons called off as yet another Welsh derby falls

Today’s rugby headlines as Wales hopeful supported after cruel blow and star arrested on drugs charges

Here are today’s rugby headlines on Sunday, January 2. Wales hopeful suffers huge blow on return Josh Macleod is facing another spell on the sidelines after injuring his hamstring in his first game of rugby for 11 months. The combative flanker has been out of the game since injuring his Achilles during Wales training last… Continue reading Today’s rugby headlines as Wales hopeful supported after cruel blow and star arrested on drugs charges

What rugby matches are on TV on New Year’s Day and how to watch Scarlets v Ospreys and Exeter Chiefs v Bristol

After a number of postponements, top flight rugby is back in Wales today when the Scarlets host Ospreys in the United Rugby Championship. Here are details of the game, how to watch and the other New Year’s Day fixtures you may wish to tune in to as a new rugby year kicks off. What time… Continue reading What rugby matches are on TV on New Year’s Day and how to watch Scarlets v Ospreys and Exeter Chiefs v Bristol

Christmas sport fixtures in Wales: What’s on, what’s off and how you can watch on TV now crowds are banned

Welsh sports fans will have seen their festive plans changed in the last 24 hours with the news that fixtures must be played behind closed doors from Boxing Day. The restrictions brought in by the Welsh Government to help control the spread of the Omicron Covid variant will be reviewed “regularly” and affect all indoor… Continue reading Christmas sport fixtures in Wales: What’s on, what’s off and how you can watch on TV now crowds are banned

Today’s rugby headlines as Scarlets boss calls for ‘integrity’ from EPCR and Leinster accused of ‘overstepping’ the mark

Here are the latest rugby headlines for Saturday, December 19. Muderack urges authorities to rearrange Bristol clash Scarlets chairman Simon Muderack has urged European rugby chiefs to look into the possibility of rescheduling last weekend’s forfeited fixture at Bristol. Bristol were handed a 28-0 win after Scarlets were forced to quarantine following their abandoned trip… Continue reading Today’s rugby headlines as Scarlets boss calls for ‘integrity’ from EPCR and Leinster accused of ‘overstepping’ the mark

Wales star celebrates release from quarantine with dip in freezing sea as players reunite with families

Scarlets players have been celebrating their release from Covid quarantine by reuniting with their families and soaking up home comforts they had missed after their nightmare trip to South Africa. The Llanelli-based region, together with Cardiff Rugby, were in South Africa to play United Rugby Championship matches when the new Omicron Covid variant emerged and… Continue reading Wales star celebrates release from quarantine with dip in freezing sea as players reunite with families

Wales international who hasn’t been seen for 12 months takes ‘big step forward’ as injury update issued

The Scarlets have revealed that sidelined Wales international James Davies has taken a “big step forward” in returning to training. However, they are not expecting the 31-year-old flanker back in action just yet. The 11-cap openside has been off limits because of ongoing concussion problems. He has not played since Wales’ Autumn Nations Cup victory… Continue reading Wales international who hasn’t been seen for 12 months takes ‘big step forward’ as injury update issued

Wales’ youngest ever player Tom Prydie released by Scarlets at 29 in surprise announcement

Tom Prydie — hailed as Welsh rugby’s boy wonder when he became the youngest-ever player to feature for Wales — is looking for a new team after leaving the Scarlets. He created history when he made his Test debut in 2010 at the age of 18 years and 25 days. No-one had previously played for… Continue reading Wales’ youngest ever player Tom Prydie released by Scarlets at 29 in surprise announcement

Scarlets launch inquest after fans and players left stunned and upset by what unfolded on Sunday

There is no great shame in losing to Munster. They are currently leading the way in the United Rugby Championship having pulled off resounding wins in their first three matches. In many ways, they are a powerhouse. But when you get whacked for 43 points at home and only manage 13 in reply, alarm bells… Continue reading Scarlets launch inquest after fans and players left stunned and upset by what unfolded on Sunday