Scarlets advance to the quarter-finals of Europe

SCARLETS have made the quarter-finals of the European Rugby Champions Cup for the first time since 2007 with a 30-27 victory over Toulon at Parc Y Scarlets.

In front of a sold-out 14,476 crowd, the Scarlets became the first Welsh region in six years to reach the knockouts of Europe.

The result leaves the Scarlets at the top of...

Calm before the storm at Parc Y Scarlets

30th March 2007. It has been almost 11 years since the Scarlets last saw the knock-outs in European rugby.

The then defending champions Munster travelled to a sold-out Stradey Park to face an in-from Scarlets side who had won all six of their pool matches.

Running out 24-15 winners whist knocking out the Irishmen in impressive...

Burry Port win in mud glorious in mud

A bold hippopotamus was standing one day on the banks of the cool Shalimar. He gazed at the bottom as he peacefully lay by the light of the evening star.

Away on the hilltop sat combing her hair  his fair hippopotami maid. The hippopotamus was no ignoramus...

Scarlets put 7 past Dragons in one-sided Welsh Derby

SCARLETS continue their lead at the top of conference B in the Guinness Pro14 by dismantling fellow Welsh region Dragons 47 - 13.

The home side were in control for most of the match. Leading 19 - 6 at half-time.

The reigning champions crossed seven times, with James Davies, Tom Prydie, Dan Jones, Aled Davies, Aaron Shingler,...

Late Tumble try secures derby victory at Ponty

A late try saw Tumble edge out Pontyberem 26-21 in a tight local derby at Pontyberem Park.

It was the home side who started strongly, with two tries from captain Adrian Williams giving them a 15-7 lead at half-time.

However three second half tries were enough for the visitors to bank a bonus-point win in muddy...

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...