Nigel Davies admits ill-discipline is haunting his Scarlets side following their slender defeat to Connacht. Lock Vernon Cooper became the sixth Scarlet in seven games to be yellow carded in the Magners League this season.
Former Wales coach Steve Hansen tells Matt Lloyd, the WRU’s man in Japan, of his satisfaction when he watches the likes of Gethin Jenkins, and Stephen Jones achieving success after mentoring them in the past
The Ospreys and Glasgow were inseparable after 80-minutes of rugby after playing a match in awful conditions at the Liberty Stadium.
The Scarlets’ away day woes continue following their fourth successive defeat on the road in the Magners League to basement outfit Connacht.
Wales coach Warren Gatland will check the form of two of Wales’ opponents for the upcoming Invesco Perpetual Series in Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup clash.
Steve Jones will become the fourth player to lead the Men of Gwent this season on Sunday as the Dragons take on Edinburgh.
Just two weeks after Ponty faced up to Swansea in a similar scenario, the Premiership fixture list has thrown up another first versus second tie which once more underlines the competitive nature of the division.
Centre Stephen Thomas reaches the 100-appearance milestone for third-placed Neath when they visit Parc-y-Scarlets to play Llanelli (kick off 2.30pm) on Saturday.
The Scarlets under 16s edged past the Ospreys to stay on top of the pile in the WRU Age Grade Championship.
In this week’s Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast we concentrate on a landmark occasion for the future of the game in Wales, the opening of the National Centre of Excellence.