Kidwelly conquer Aberystwyth’s mighty pack

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KIDWELLY RFC managed to conquer the might of the Aberystwyth RFC's pack in a cracking game of rugby at Parc Stephens on Saturday (Mar 24).

The visitors had travelled down on a fine spring day in expectant mod. Speaking to the Aber coach before the game he said he was expecting a running game from Kidwelly but that he was hoping to keep the game very much centred in the set plays in order to utilise the strength...

Burry Port put seven past Llandeilo

HOOKER Iwan Roberts scored twice to help Burry Port ease past Llandeilo 43 - 3 at home.

The visitors, who were outperformed in every department, could only manage a penalty goal from Glyn Jones in a one-sided encounter.

Roberts double was only two of seven tries scored in total, with the others coming from Tom Bowen, Owen Thomas, Adam Davies, Ashley Phillips and Luke Rudall.

Fly-half Stef Powell kicked three conversions with scrum-half Ben Williams kicking one.

 

Côr y Sgarlets on song for big cup game

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THE 'Big Match' is approaching as the Scarlets prepare to take on La Rochelle in the European Rugby Champions Cup on  Friday 30th March at Parc y Scarlets.

As with a duck it all appears calm on the surface but there is plenty of frantic action beneath the surface as Dick, Dora and Dai get everything ready for the French visitors.

The ladies and gents of the Scarlets Choir have done their bit today, Thursday (Mar 22)...

Twin town holds New Dock Stars to a draw

THE French rugby team Agen Lot-et-Garonne arrived in West Wales yesterday, Friday (Mar 16) and were given a warm welcome by the New Dock Stars RFC team and supporters at their clubhouse with a buffet and live music from 'The Voice' star Ragsy.

Also there to greet Jean Dionis du Séjour the mayor of Agen was Llanelli's mayor Cllr Jeff Edmunds.

Llanelli and Agen became twin towns in 1989 and there have been regular visits between the two towns and an association with the...

Scarlets and Leinster settle for a draw

AN 80th minute penalty kick from fly-half Dan Jones gave the Scarlets a draw against Leinster at a wet Parc Y Scarlets.

In a low scoring top of Conference B clash, a try, conversion and penalty for each side was enough to claim 2 points.

No points were scored in the first half, although a 29th minute try by Tom Williams was disallowed after the TMO claimed Williams had lost knocked-on before touching down.

In the second half, Leinster got on the scoreboard after 44 minutes with a...

Scarlets match against Leinster postponed

UPDATE: The rearranged fixture has been scheduled for Friday (Mar 9).

THE scheduled match between the Scarlets and Leinster this Saturday (Mar 3) has been postponed due to the adverse weather conditions.

PRO14 confirmed that the Round 17 fixture and decision was made after consultation among PRO14 Rugby, Scarlets and Leinster due to severe weather warnings that remain in place across the UK, Ireland and Europe.

A spokesperson for Pro14 said: ''Due to the extreme weather and the...

Scarlets ease past Ulster in Pro14 clash

SCARLETS recovered from their previous two defeats with a comfortable 34 - 10 bonus-point victory over Ulster at Parc Y Scarlets.

In what was an important Pro14 encounter, it was the visitors who struck first in just the 2nd minute with Stuart McCloskey crossing for a try. John Cooney converted.

A Dan Jones penalty in the 9th minute was all the home side just muster in the first half.

However the Scarlets stepped it up in the second half, with Ioan Nicholas diving in at the corner...

WRU National League West – Weekly tables

THERE may have been no 6 Nations rugby this weekend, but there has been plenty of action on the local level.

Here are the latest table toppers in the WRU National League West:

League 1: Felinfoel

League 2: Yr Hendy

League 3 (A): Pembroke

League 3 (B): Burry Port

You can see the current tables in full below.

Scarlets come up short at Leinster

SCARLETS suffered their second loss in a row on the road after Leinster ran out 20 - 13 winners at the RDS Arena in Dublin.

Both sides were missing a number of players due to international duty and injury but it was the men in blue who claimed maximum points in front of the home crowd.

It was the Welsh region who had the perfect start, with winger Johnny McNicholl going over in the corner after excellent hands from the backline. Fly-half Dan Jones converted from the touchline whilst...

Scarlets outmuscled in Treviso

A hat-trick of tries from winger Monty Ioane helped Benetton shock reigning Pro14 champions Scarlets with a 22-12 bonus-point win at the Stadio Monigo on Sunday (Feb 11).

With both sides missing a large portion of their squad to international duty and injury, it was the home side who outmuscled and outperformed the Welsh, with Ioane tapping down after a cross field kick by Marty Banks in the 24th minute. Banks missed the conversion.

In the 37th minute, Ioane scored his second try...