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Photos from the Cardiff Blues, Newport Gwent Dragons & Scarlets training session at the Millennium Stadium ahead of Judgement Day II




Tipuric soldiers on for Ospreys
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Wales flanker Justin Tipuric will start for Ospreys in their Judgement Day II battle against the Dragons…
Did you know? That Adam Jones and Matthew Rees have both appeared in 47 Welsh Regional Derby matches? With Adam M Jones appearing 46, Ryan Jones appearing in 45 and Phil John in 43 #JudgementDay #WelshDerbyFacts




Judgement Day is coming!
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Millennium Stadium manager Mark Williams is excitedly looking forward to tomorrow’s Judgement Day II where all four regions will be playing at the Cardiff cathedral of rugby…
Top 5 Try Scorers in Welsh Regional Derbies
10 – Shane Williams (Ospreys)
9 – Ryan Jones (Ospreys)
9 – Tommy Bowe (Ospreys)
9 – Aled Brew (6 Dragons / 2 Ospreys / 1 Blues)
9 – Matthew Watkins (8 Scarlets / 1 Dragons)

Will Ryan be able to match Shane’s record this Sunday at #judgementday?



The first Welsh Regional Derby was played at Stradey Park on 6 September, 2003. The Scarlets beat the Dragons 35-11 in front of a crowd of 4,300.

The first of six penalties kicked in the game by Scarlets outside half Gareth Bowen. He ended with a match haul of 22 points

The first try scored in a Welsh Regional Derby came after 62 minutes of the game between the Scarlets and Dragons on 6 September, 2003, and was scored by Scott Quinnell.

#judgementday #welshderbyfacts





Principality Premiership podcast
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It’s crunch time for Carmarthen Quins and Llandovery as they chase a Principality Premiership play-off spot…
Did you know there have been 272 Regional Welsh derbies in the last ten seasons? The Ospreys currently lead the way with 43 wins and 2 draws from their 67 games to date giving them a 64% success rate. Next best are Scarlets with 57% then the Cardiff Blues with a 42% success rate and the Dragons are currently on 33% #JudgementDay


Welsh Schools Under 16 Roundup – head coach Simon Davies believes his players are making great strides at the Wellington Festival.

Click here for all of the results from this week’s Wellington Festival http://www.wru.co.uk/eng/news/30223.php



Encouraging signs for Wales Schools
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Head coach Simon Davies believes his players are making great strides at the Wellington Festival…
Tipuric may miss Summer Tour
Wales head coach Warren Gatland says he may have to travel to South Africa this summer without Justin Tipuric.
Find out more: http://www.wru.co.uk/eng/news/30225.php


SWALEC Finals Day tickets are now on sale!

Tickets for the day which will feature the finals of the SWALEC Cup, Plate and Bowl start at £10 for adults, £5 for Under 16s and £20 for a family of four.

Tickets are available from any of the six finalist clubs, online via www.wru.co.uk/tickets or by calling 0844 847 1881. Booking and postage fees may apply when booking online or over the phone.





SWALEC Finals Day tickets on sale
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Tickets for SWALEC Finals Day – Sunday 4 May are now on public sale…


WRU funding assists Porthcawl’s club development
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Porthcawl recently received a WRU facilities grant and funding from Natwest RugbyForce in order to give their changing rooms a facelift…


Safeguarding the future
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The Welsh Rugby Union has launched a new, accredited Safeguarding and Protecting Children course – funded by the WRU and delivered in partnership with Sport Wales and the NSPCC – fo rugby club volunteers around Wales…


Regions gear up for derby double
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One of the biggest events in the Welsh regional rugby calendar kicks off on Easter Sunday afternoon as ‘Judgement Day II’ sees the Cardiff Blues take on the Scarlets and Newport Gwent Dragons face the Ospreys…


Judgement Day II: Countdown
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Sunday’s ‘Judgement Day II’ at the Millennium Stadium is rapidly approaching – yesterday all four regions assembled at Cardiff Castle to promote the regional double header…
Sunday’s ‘Judgement Day II’ at the Millennium Stadium is rapidly approaching – yesterday all four regions assembled at Cardiff Castle to promote the regional double header. Tickets are available from www.wru.co.uk/tickets


JUDGEMENT DAY: Former X Factor stars Rhydian Roberts and Lucie Jones will perform at the Judgement Day interval this Sunday. Get your tickets from www.wru.co.uk/tickets




Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast 16
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Judgement Day is coming on the Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast…
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