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England Saxons call up for former Whitgift player Daly

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Elliot Daly yesterday became the latest product of Whitgift School to get a call-up to England colours, when the 20-year-old Wasps ...

Wizards look for crowd boost against mighty Munster

  ABERAVON RFC are expecting a bumper crowd on Saturday, when the Wizards welcome Munster A to the Talbot Athletic Ground in the fifth round o...

Rusty Green Stars struggle against classy Maesteg Celtic

  PLAYING their first league game in Division 3 South West since November 17, a rusty Aberavon Green Stars put in a reasonable performance at ...

Burntwood RUFC Development side get revenge over Essington

In their first outing for over a month the Burntwood RUFC Development XV managed to overturn a defeat they suffered away to Essington earlier in th...

Lichfield RUFC return to winning ways with confident display at Barkers Butts

Lichfield RUFC returned to winning ways in the opening match of 2013, overcoming Barkers Butts 10-31. The pitch played well, and conditions were fa...

Unlucky Burntwood RUFC miss out on victory against Willenhall

Burntwood RUFC almost snatched an unlikely win in stoppage time after a contest littered with penalties, yellow cards and one red. However, the vis...

Club’s all set to celebrate 50 years

IRISH eyes – and not a few Welsh ones – will be smiling on Sunday evening, when Aberavon Green Stars celebrate a very special anniversary, the 50 y...

President’s wife honoured in half marathon

Eight members of Taibach rugby club have raised £1,300 by running a 13-mile half marathon in memory of the late wife of their club president. The r...

Green Stars Under 14s bring home the shield

RUGBY Aberavon Green Stars U14s – 21    Glynneath U14s – 19 Aberavon Green Stars Under 14 side played an exciting and close fought game...

Depleted Tigers routed by Maesteg

WITH one fixture remaining, Maesteg Quins remain undefeated after a convincing win against a depleted Taibach, by 59 points to six. Taibach took th...

Taibach bring home a comfortable win

RUGBY MORRISTON 10 vs TAIBACH 42 Taibach showed their strength in depth, having to make several changes due to injury, but still earned a bonus poi...

Aberavon Green Stars humbled at home

THE visitors from the opposite end of Swansea Bay had a field day at Little Warren, Aberavon Beach, in this Division 3 South West fixture, scoring ...

Match report: Pontypridd RFC 34 Bedwas RFC 26

Principality Welsh Premiership, Saturday October 22 2011. Match report and photography by Ian Lovell Bedwas dominated the first half and build up a...

Wales look to keep coach Shaun Edwards out of England’s hands

• Defence coach out of contract after World Cup• Edwards' link to Wasps may be under threat

Rugby World Cup 2011: Wales denied once more as Australia take third

Wales were denied the minor consolation of third place in the 2011 Rugby World Cup by an Australia team who for long periods seemed more inspired b...

Warren Gatland: Wales considered faking injury in defeat to France

• 'Morally, it wasn't the right thing to do,' says Gatland• Coach again criticises red card for Sam Warburton• Watch World Cup video highligh...

Match report: Bedwas RFC 22 Llandovery RFC 19

Principality Welsh Premiership, Saturday October 15 2011. Match report by John Meredith, photography by Ian Lovell A last kick of the game penalty ...

Rugby World Cup 2011: IRB chief backs Alain Rolland on Wales red card

• Paddy O'Brien says Sam Warburton red 'absolutely correct'• Watch World Cup video highlights, interviews and more

Quins hold the line as Aber put up a fight

Aberystwyth 8 v Aberavon Quins 15 A lengthy injury list forced the Quins to deploy two permit players that played a major part in the victory over ...

Morriston win for Green Stars youth

Morriston Youth 11 v Aberavon Green Stars Youth 19 Aberavon Green Stars Youth, who are now top of the Ospreys Youth Division B, continued their seq...

Rugby World Cup: Sam Warburton’s red sends Wales out against France

• Wales 8-9 France• Watch World Cup video highlights, interviews and more

MP’s backing for Wales’ World Cup bid

ABERAVON MP Dr Hywel Francis has formally acknowledged Welsh MPs’ support for the Welsh rugby team in the Rugby World Cup by putting forward ...

Rugby World Cup 2011: Team selection Wales vs France

Wales have made one change to the starting line-up which triumphed over Ireland last weekend for the 2011 Rugby World Cup semi-final clash with Fra...

Tata Steel tackles local rugby team

  TATA Steel has donated £300 to Tata Steel RFC for the purchase of training equipment for the mini and junior section of the club. The don...

Quins tough it out for hard-earned victory

AFTER a hard-fought game which exploded into violent scenes in the closing moments, the Quins ran out winners by 15 points to nine. Both sides wer...

Match report: Bedwas RFC 33 Carmarthen Quins RFC 26

Principality Welsh Premiership, Saturday October 8 2011. Match report by Graham Carter, photography by Ian Lovell A brace of tries from evergreen N...

Weekend boost for Green Stars

Aberavon Green Stars RFC 15   Vardre RFC 33 WITH more players available than the preceeding week, Aberavon Green Stars performed better at Little...

Rugby World Cup 2011: Wales see off Ireland to reach semi-finals

• Ireland 10-22 Wales• Watch World Cup video highlights, interviews and more

Rugby World Cup 2011: Team selection Wales vs Ireland

The Wales side to play Ireland in the 2011 Rugby World Cup quarter-final at Wellington Regional Stadium on Saturday shows four changes, plus two po...

WRU beats slump to report £54.3m turnover

The Welsh Rugby Union has revealed a turnover of £54.3 million in its 2011 annual report. The encouraging figure, achieved during tough economic t...

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