Warren Gatland has been named UK Coach of the Year and High-Performance Coach of the Year at the UK Coaching Awards 2013.
FOOTBALL: An Aaron Pewtner hat-trick sent The Welfare on their way to a comprehensive victory against Rogerstone on Saturday November 23 .
Bedwas took the win against Swansea in the Principality Welsh Premiership on Saturday November 23.
World class rugby came to Blackwood recently, as Blackwood Stars RFC welcomed Josh Lewsey, the new WRU Head of Rugby to their training session.
Wales duo Alex Cuthbert (Cardiff Blues) and Scott Williams (Scarlets) have returned from injury to be named in the starting line-up for the Dove Men Series finale against Australia on Saturday.
Principality Welsh Premiership, Saturday November 16 2013.
Match report by Bedwas RFC’s Ian Lovell
Three tries in the last quarter of the game saw Pontypridd run out victors in a keenly contested game, the final score line somewhat flattering the visitors and does not reflect the huge effort Bedwas put in.
Newbridge’s Bradley ‘Sugar Sweet’ Pryce (34-15, 18KO) believes that he’s far from finished after a gallant challenge to Sergey Rabchenko (25-0, 18KO) in Bulgaria for the European light-middleweight title on Saturday.
Wales have made eleven changes for the clash against Tonga on Friday evening with Newport Gwent Dragons’ Hallam Amos making his debut on the wing in a side captained by Ryan Jones.
The Wales rugby side will show their support for former captain Matthew Rees this weekend by wearing jerseys with a special symbol embroidered onto the sleeve.
Cardiff Blues prop Gethin Jenkins will win his 100th cap for Wales on Saturday, in a side to face Argentina which includes uncapped centre Cory Allen and four personnel changes.
Ospreys wing Eli Walker has been ruled out of Saturday’s Dove Men Series clash against South Africa due to injury.
The Wales team to face South Africa in the opening Dove Men Series clash features one uncapped player with Ospreys wing Eli Walker named in the starting XV.