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# scarlets - Friday 11 July, 2014

Welsh rugby at crisis point as peace talks break down

The regional sides are unhappy with the level of funding on offer from the Welsh Rugby Union.

# scarlets - Friday 4 July, 2014

Lack of speculation suggests Simon Easterby is odds-on to join Ireland coaching team

Former Connacht and Wolfhounds hooker Adrian Flavin suggests Dan McFarland may be another option to replace John Plumtree.

# scarlets - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

What would Simon Easterby bring to the Ireland coaching set-up?

The Scarlets head coach has been linked with a move to join Joe Schmidt’s backroom staff.

# scarlets - Monday 19 May, 2014

Welsh regions set for financial boost with BT Sport’s blanket sponsorship

The Cardiff Blues’ home stadium will now be known as ”BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park’.

# scarlets - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Liam Williams cited for Payne-like mid-air tackle on Alex Cuthbert

The Scarlets fullback was sin binned for his challenge, but may face harsher consequences.

# scarlets - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Munster-bound Robin Copeland sent off for stamping on Liam Williams’ head

The Cardiff Blues No.8 may have played his last game for the Welsh club.

# scarlets - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Courageous Connacht salvage pride and points in breath-taking Scarlets clash Match Report This post contains videos

Courageous Connacht salvage pride and points in breath-taking Scarlets clash

The man who replaced Brian O’Driscoll in the third Lions Test put Scarlets ahead after just three minutes.

McKeon: Connacht ready to go it alone as Heineken Cup dream looms large

The back row forward believes the westerners have what it takes to defeat Scarlets in Wales today.

# scarlets - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

The 19th century foot injury that hobbled two Connacht back-row stars this season

A foot injury, first diagnosed in 1815, took Eoin McKeon and Willie Faloon out of action for large chunks of the season.

# scarlets - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Anscombe hails return of bubbly Ferris but admits Pienaar’s shoulder ‘dodgy’ Super Fez This post contains videos

Anscombe hails return of bubbly Ferris but admits Pienaar’s shoulder ‘dodgy’

The Ulster coach feels his returning flanker can play a big part in the business end of the season once he is properly eased back into play.

# scarlets - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Munster lose out to Scarlets in a tale of two intercept tries Match Report This post contains videos

Munster lose out to Scarlets in a tale of two intercept tries

Rob Penney’s men needed a win in Wales to stave off Leinster’s pursuit for top spot.

# scarlets - Friday 28 February, 2014

Simon Zebo shifts to fullback in Munster team for Scarlets challenge

Meanwhile, Robbie Henshaw is back in the Connacht starting XV after being released from Ireland camp.

# scarlets - Friday 14 February, 2014

Tonight’s Ulster v Scarlets Pro12 clash is… OFF

Ravenhill’s pitch is unplayable tonight.

# scarlets - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Gilroy hoping to turn Schmidt’s head in bid to face England at Twickenham

The Ulster winger has been told by the Ireland coach that big performances may force him back into the reckoning.

# scarlets - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Provinces boosted by release of big names from Ireland squad

Mark Anscombe should be able to call on Luke Marshall and Iain Henderson again for the Pro12 visit of Scarlets.

# scarlets - Thursday 6 February, 2014

‘We’re ready to have the kitchen sink thrown at us’ – Rhys Priestland

The Welsh out-half has a winning record over Ireland during his four-year Test career.

# scarlets - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Munster coach on supplements, cryotherapy and Keith Earls’ powers of recovery

Aled Walters is strength and conditioning of the southern province and has worked closely with the Welsh national team.

# scarlets - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Heineken Cup frustration part of the learning curve for Ronan O’Gara

The former Munster and Ireland out-half tells that the Parisian club can still salvage their season.

# scarlets - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Statement war continues as Welsh club rugby future remains in doubt

The latest words from the RRW change very little, but push the deadline for decision back a month.

# scarlets - Sunday 22 December, 2013

‘You’re letting the boys down if you don’t keep going until the final whistle’ — Hanrahan

The young out-half shrugged off praise for another late Munster win, instead offering it to Duncan Williams.

# scarlets - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Keith Earls lining up another run as Munster’s outside centre

The Moyross man seems best suited on either wing but has long-held ambitions of starting in midfield.

# scarlets - Friday 20 December, 2013

Pro 12 team news: Van den Heever to make his Munster home debut

Rob Penney has made 12 changes for tomorrow evening’s game against Scarlets.

# scarlets - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Toulon survive Exeter scare, while Saracens and Clermont win

The early Heineken Cup action today almost threw up an upset for Jonny Wilkinson and co.

# scarlets - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Leinster prove too strong for Scarlets despite yellow cards

Leo Cullen and Brendan Macken both saw the bin for the hosts this evening.

# scarlets - Monday 25 November, 2013

Pat Lam rues ‘missed opportunities’ as Connacht frustration sets in

The westerners lost yet another tight game at the weekend and the excuses are wearing as thin as the injury-hit squad.

# scarlets - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Connacht surge too late to stop Scarlets

Pat Lam’s passed up the chance of a draw with a 21 -24 defeat at the Sportsground.

# scarlets - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Pienaar penalty misses prove costly as Ulster fall to Scarlets

Ruan Pienaar put the Irish province ahead after nine minutes but the Welsh fought back and deserved the victory.

# scarlets - Friday 1 November, 2013

Ulster starts for Pienaar and Trimble while Varley captains Munster

The remaining three Irish provinces are announcing their Pro12 teams this afternoon.

# scarlets - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Video: Is this the greatest rugby maul of all time?

Racing Metro took the Scarlets to the cleaners in this exchange during last weekend’s Heineken Cup action.

# scarlets - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Sexton upset as knock-on call denies Scarlets scalp for Racing

A ball-ripping tackle from the outhalf looked to have set up a match-winning try for the French side.

# scarlets - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Sexton kicks 16 points as Racing Metro draw with Scarlets

The Ireland out-half couldn’t ensure a victory for his French club in Wales.

# scarlets - Friday 6 September, 2013

Leinster romp to victory but Ulster lose Rabo opener

Jimmy Gopperth was in fine form for the Blues in Wales tonight.

Full Pro12 line-ups for the Irish provinces this weekend

The 2013/14 season kicks off this evening with Leinster and Ulster in action over in Wales.

# scarlets - Thursday 5 September, 2013

McFadden gets chance to impress at 13 in O’Driscoll’s absence

Ulster, meanwhile, have an exciting duo in the centre and Munster have rewarded hat-trick hero Ronan O’Mahony.

# scarlets - Monday 2 September, 2013

Easterby and Scarlets ‘looking to lay down a marker’ against Leinster

The former Irish flanker is eager to build on his side’s top four finish from last season.

# scarlets - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Anscombe plans another blitzkrieg start for Pro12 final showdown

Ulster dominated Scarlets physically for 50 minutes but ensured a nervy ending as their intensity levels dipped.

# scarlets - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Scarlets see red over Tom Court try that was ‘clearly short of the line’ Sour Grapes This post contains videos

Scarlets see red over Tom Court try that was ‘clearly short of the line’

Coach Simon Easterby believes Ulster would be delighted to see Alain Rolland refereeing the Pro12 Final.

Andrew Trimble misses his kick, falls on his face instead Oops This post contains videos

Andrew Trimble misses his kick, falls on his face instead

Well, that’s embarrassing…

Pro12: Battle-scarred Best calls for Ulster improvement

Ulster took their foot off the pedal after 50 minutes last night.

# scarlets - Friday 10 May, 2013

Missed Ulster’s win? Here are the tries that put them into the Pro12 final Pro12 This post contains videos

Missed Ulster’s win? Here are the tries that put them into the Pro12 final

Ulster beat the Scarlets 28-17 in Ravenhill tonight.

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