A day to remember as Scarlets soar into semi-final of Europe

SCARLETS have made the semi-finals of the European Champions Cup for the first time since 2007 after defeating La Rochelle 29-17 at a bouncing Parc Y Scarlets.

In front of a record sold-out crowd of almost 15,500, Scarlets became the first Welsh region in six years to reach the last four of Europe.

The result means the Scarlets will either face reigning champions Saracens in Coventry or travel to Dublin to face Leinster.

Wayne Pivac's side, backed by a superb home atmosphere, topped...

Parc Y Scarlets gearing up for it’s ‘biggest ever game’

IT has been 11 years since the Scarlets played the then defending champions Munster in the Quarter final of Europe.

That match, which ended 24-15 in favour of the Welsh side took place at Stradey Park in Llanelli. They went on to face Leicester Tigers at Welford Road in the semi-final, succumbing to a 33-17 defeat.

Skip forward over a decade and the Scarlets have finally secured a knock out spot in club rugby's greatest competition.

It wasn't an easy ride, after losing their...

Scarlets hammer Bath in spectacular fashion at the REC

SCARLETS have moved to the top of their pool in the European Rugby Champions Cup with a 35-17 victory over Bath at the Recreation Ground.

It was superb attacking rugby by the visitors, securing the 4th try bonus point in the 51st minute. Bath did respond with two consolation tries through Matt Banahan and Zach Mercer.

The win takes the Welsh region a step closer towards the quarter-finals and in doing so...

Italian Job completed for Scarlets

SCARLETS keep themselves alive in the Champions Cup with their second win over Benetton in two weeks as they eased to a 31-12 victory at the Stadio Comunale di Monigo.

The Welsh side were far more comfortable than last weeks narrow 33-28 win at home last weekend. The win temporary places them on top the Pool 5.

In what was a one-sided first half, the Scarlets scored tries through Johnny McNicholl, Paul Asquith and Gareth Davies. Leigh Halfpenny converting all and adding a penalty...

Scarlets 13-18 Bath: Priestland stars in Parc Y Scarlets return

Fly-half Rhys Priestland kicked six penalties out of seven as Bath defeated the Scarlets in the second round of the European Champions Cup at Parc Y Scarlets.

With horrendous weather conditions and Wales coach Warren Gatland watching in the crowd, the former Scarlet impressed with a man of the match display in front of a lively Welsh crowd.

Wing Steff Evans continued his fine form scoring the only try of the match from a superb attacking play...