Welsh Rugby End of Season Review

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Last season was a season of rebuilding in Welsh Rugby under new CEO Martyn Phillips, and as domestic rugby draws to a halt for the summer, Last Word On Sports asks ‘was any progress made within Welsh rugby?’ It has certainly been a long and exciting season for Professional and Semi-Professional rugby sides in Wales, and […] READ MORE


Pro Rugby Wales Onward Success

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Welsh Regions and Pro Rugby Wales (PRW) has had its ups and downs in recent weeks and months, but Welsh rugby must look forward not backwards if it is going to succeed – how this is done is the scenario needing conquering. OVERVIEW It must be stressed these ideas will have to be implemented over […] READ MORE



Newport Gwent Dragons Shake-Up

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Newport Gwent Dragons are currently undergoing massive changes, but what does this mean for Gwents’ struggling super club and its supporters? Newport Gwent Dragons Shake-Up SELLING TIME The Dragons, to give them their shortened name, are going to sell off all shares in an attempt to rein-gage the region to a competitive level both on […] READ MORE


Welsh Regions Financial Viability

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After 13 years of Welsh regions, I think it’s fair to say that they have been of mixed success. Are they financially viable in the modern pro era though? Welsh Regions Financial Viability CARDIFF BLUES In the year ending June 2015 the Cardiff Blues made a loss of almost £240,000. The Blues’ loss was better […] READ MORE


Welsh Rugby In Decline?

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As a new era of Welsh rugby begins with clubs, regions and hierarchy starting fresh, has Welsh rugby on all platforms actually developed further or stagnated? If we look at the progress since the 2011 Rugby World Cup it tells a long twisting story that reveals how we have changed as a nation of rugby. […] READ MORE



Welsh Regions Christmas Hopes

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As the festive season begins, the whirlwind of games in the Pro12 begins to  flow. The Welsh regions will be hoping to keep consistency going through the Christmas period as they attempt to climb the table and grab that top spot before the New Year.   REALISTIC HOPES Welsh rugby is in a strange place, […] READ MORE