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Wales’ Top Players To Take Pay Cut Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

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Wales’ leading international players have agreed to a 25% pay cut as the Welsh Rugby Union looks to implement a number of cost-saving initiatives following the outbreak of COVID-19. The pay cut is effective from April 1 and will last for four months, however, it will not affect players earning £25k per annum in each of Wales’ four regional teams. Cardiff …

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Scarlets Lock Sees Red After Punching Two Munster Players

Munster Scarlets Punch

Scarlets lock Sam Lousi has received a straight red card in the 33rd minute of their PRO14 encounter with Munster after punching two players. The incident occurred shortly after the half-hour mark as Munster were advancing and were awarded a penalty from a ruck close to the Scarlets line. Following the referee’s decision, there were some afters involving a number …

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Scarlets Confirm Liam Williams Return Following Saracens Spell

Liam Williams

Wales international Liam Williams will rejoin Scarlets for the 2020/21 season following a three-year spell with Saracens. Williams began his professional career with the Welsh side in 2011 but made the move to Saracens following a successful British & Irish Lions tour in 2017. In his first season at Allianz Park, Williams scored 10 tries in all competitions and has …

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Munster Errors Prove Costly As They Fall To Defeat In Wales

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Scarlets 10 Munster 6 Munster fell to a narrow 10-6 defeat against the Scarlets but they will look back on this game with a lot of regret as they dominated possession and territory for long periods. Munster had a good opportunity in the opening minutes when a botched lineout from the Scarlets saw Rhys Marshall collect and drive towards the …

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Watch: Paul Asquith Fails To Ground Ball Against Leinster After Intercept

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After 50 minutes, Leinster lead the Scarlets 10-7 at the RDS in tonight’s Guinness PRO14 action.  A converted Rory O’Loughlin try at the stroke of halftime and an earlier penalty from Ciaran Frawley is the difference between the two sides but Scarlets will be frustrated with their performance after blowing numerous chances in Leinster’s 22 in the opening 40. They …

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Rob Kearney Returns To Captain Leinster Against Scarlets

Rob Kearney Leinster

Rob Kearney will captain Leinster tomorrow night against Scarlets, following his recovery from a quad injury that saw him sit out last weekend’s final Heineken Champions Cup Pool game against Wasps. James Lowe also makes his return to the back-line from a three-week suspension following his tackle on Andrew Conway during their interprovincial derby against Munster in Thomond Park last …

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Wales Hooker Ken Owens To Start At Number Eight This Weekend

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It is very rare to see extreme positional changes in rugby due to the specialised nature of each of the 15 starting slots, but such is the injury crisis in Scarlets, international hooker, Ken Owens is having to switch to number eight this coming weekend against the Dragons. Owens has amassed 60 caps for Wales thus far, and has established …

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Headaches Persist For Halfpenny As He Seeks Concussion Specialist

halfpenny concussion

Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac has confirmed that Leigh Halfpenny will see a specialist for further assessment on the concussion which has ruled him out of action since November.  Halfpenny’s last game was in November during Wales’ victory over the Wallabies at the Principality Stadium. The fullback was on the receiving end of a late hit from Samu Kerevi when the …

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Superb Stockdale Try Helps Ulster To Bonus Point Win Over Scarlets

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Ulster – 30 Scarlets – 15 Ulster secured a four-try bonus-point win over the Scarlets at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast which has provided the northern province with a real chance that they can qualify for the knockout stages of this season’s Heineken Champions Cup. A stop-start first-half saw Ulster go in with a 10-3 break thanks to a try …

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Ulster Secure Bonus Point In Wales After Scarlets Nail-Biter

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Scarlets 24 – 25 Ulster  Ulster recorded a bonus-point victory over the Scarlets at Parc y Scarlets to give their hopes of reaching the Heineken Champions Cup knockout stages a serious shot in the arm. Two first-half tries from Jacob Stockdale and Henry Speight gave Ulster a narrow 13-10 lead at halftime. Will Addison and Marcell Coetzee both touched down in …

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Scarlets Name Crusaders Assistant Brad Mooar As New Head Coach

Scarlets have confirmed that Crusaders assistant coach Brad Mooar will succeed Wayne Pivac as their head coach at the end of the season. Mooar will join Scarlets next season, bringing a strong coaching pedigree to the Welsh side having helped Crusaders win a Super Rugby title in New Zealand last year. The 44-year-old will replace Wayne Pivac who is leaving …

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Watch: Glasgow See Red For Shoulder To The Head Of Jake Ball

Glasgow Red Card

The Glasgow Warriors are currently 20-8 up against the Scarlets in this evening’s Guinness PRO14 clash.  Rhys Patchell gave the Scarlets a 0-3 lead but the Warriors responded with a try from Brandon Thomson on the half-hour mark and the out-half also tagged on eight points from the tee to give his side a 10-point half-time lead. Nick Griggs crossed …

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7 Try Leinster Thump Ospreys On Mixed Night For Irish Provinces

Leinster Ulster PRO14

Leinster continued their relentless march to achieve the top spot in Conference B of the Guinness PRO14 thanks to a thumping 52-7 win against the Ospreys at the RDS.  Three first-half tries from Conor O’Brien, Scott Penny and Nick McCarthy gave Leinster a 24-0 lead at halftime and it didn’t get any better for Allen Clarke’s side in the second …

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Manu Tuilagi Back To His Best In Thumping Win Over Scarlets

Manu Tuilagi

Manu Tuilagi rolled back the years with a superb physically dominating performance to help his Leicester Tigers side secure a vital 45-27 win over the Scarlets at Welford Road.  There was little separating the sides at halftime where the Tigers took a narrow 15-13 lead into the break but a powerful second-half performance spearheaded by the 27-year-old saw the home …

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Connacht Get Big Win Over Scarlets In Pro14

Connacht overcame their disappointment against Edinburgh last week to see off Scarlets at the Glaway Sportsground. The Welsh visitors had gained victories over Benetton and even champions Leinster in recent fixtures, but were undone on Saturday against a home team boasting players like Jack Carty and Tom Farrell who were in top form. It was Thomas Farrell who got the …

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