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World Cup Memories – Swan Song

World Cup Memories – Swan Song

Mike Phillips v France – 2011 RWC New Zealand “Phillips to Charteris, to Faletau. Tackled by Szarzewski on the 22. This is Phillips! He’s going to score a try! From Auckland to Cardiff, anyone with Welsh blood has just gone berserk!” Today is the day the largest rugby tournament kicks off in England! The hosts will go head to head with Fiji, who are also in Wales’ group along with Australia and Uruguay. Will Wales be able to replicate their performance of...

World Cup Memories – Quarter-Final Nail in the Coffin

World Cup Memories – Quarter-Final Nail in the Coffin

Jonathan Davies v Ireland – 2011 RWC New Zealand “Priestland looks at the other side, they’ve got numbers out there! Davies, through the gap! Jonathan Davies is going to score! Wales have gone through again! So strong, so powerful, what a...

World Cup Memories – North’s Fijian Finish

World Cup Memories – North’s Fijian Finish

George North v Fiji – 2011 RWC New Zealand “Roberts looks inside this time. Released to Faletau, offloaded to George North. North, puts his ears back! Foot to the floor! Pedal to the metal! And North is over for another try...

World Cup Memories – Hat-Trick Debut

World Cup Memories – Hat-Trick Debut

Scott Williams v Namibia – 2011 RWC New Zealand “Beautiful hands, Halfpenny. Here we go! Williams the youngster! Too much pace!” “Oh! He’s gone straight through, Scott Williams! He bounced off them like a pinball!” “Williams goes left. Scott Williams looking for a...

World Cup Memories – For the Lead

World Cup Memories – For the Lead

“ Williams, the throw inside to Peel. Peel to Popham! Popham still going. Jenkins feeds. Hook. It must be a try? It is a try, Mark Jones runs it around and the Welsh find the lead.” The next try comes from...

World Cup Memories – Try of the Tournament

World Cup Memories – Try of the Tournament

Stephen Jones v England – 2003 RWC Australia “ going to get around Kay, no problem! Off he goes, this is Cooper. Robinson in front! Jones, Thomas. Has to be a try if he holds on! And there it is for Jones! AAAHHHHHH! One of the tries of the tournament!” This week’s try is an absolute classic and considered one of the finest tries in one of the most exciting games of the 2003 Rugby World Cup. Wales had already won the...

World Cup Memories – Protect This House

World Cup Memories – Protect This House

Mark Taylor v Argentina – 1999 RWC Wales “A lovely wide pass to Dafydd James, and when he’s in full flow he’s really got pace! Back inside to Gareth Thomas! Back inside to Taylor and Taylor with a clear run for the posts!” In 1999 Wales were the principal host nation for the Rugby World Cup, with arguably the best rugby stadium in the world the centre of attention: the Millennium Stadium. Wales had already made a strong statement ahead of the...

World Cup Memories – Rub of the Green

World Cup Memories – Rub of the Green

Ieuan Evans v Japan – 1995 RWC South Africa “Emyr Lewis, showing his strength. Look at this bounce for Ieuan Evans! Well certainly the luck is going Wales’ way at the moment. None more so than in that move, finished off...

World Cup Memories – Not Without a Fight

World Cup Memories – Not Without a Fight

Ieuan Evans v Western Samoa – 1991 RWC Wales “Here’s Ring, goes for the gap. Gives it to Ieuan Evans… He’s in for the try!” This week, we look back at the 1991 Rugby World Cup that was hosted by the countries...

Bonne Fête Nationale!

Bonne Fête Nationale!

It’s Bastille Day in France today, so we’re taking a look back at when the Scarlets came up against their twin town, Agen! It was 2004 and the Scarlets had drawn a very similar group to the one they’ve been...

World Cup Memories – Gareth Roberts

World Cup Memories – Gareth Roberts

Gareth Roberts v Australia – 1987 RWC Australia “Paul Moriarty. Robert Jones, to Richard Moriarty, back inside to Gareth Roberts. Six metres out, the Welsh drive on! To the line… And over the line and get the score! Try for Wales....

Is E.T. a Scarlets Fan?

Is E.T. a Scarlets Fan?

Many of you may have witnessed what looked like a UFO watching the Treviso game three weeks ago, however the Scarlets can confirm it was in fact ‘Bertie’ the flying camera... ATS Heritage filming crew were on hand throughout the game and managed to capture some amazing footage, to be used as part of the Scarlets Heritage Project.  Spencer Clark, Business Development Manager for the company said “We started at 7am the morning, using our remote controlled helicopter – named 'Bertie'-...

Students show off their woodworking skills

Students show off their woodworking skills

Woodwork students from Coleg Sir Gar constructed the memorabilia cases and shirt frames for the Heritage Trail as part of their apprenticeship course.  Volunteers are now needed to help display the shirts for exhibition.  Training sessions in conserving and exhibiting artefacts will be available to new...

Local Businesses support Scarlets Heritage

Local Businesses support Scarlets Heritage

Amcanu Ltd, Nolan Windows and LBS Builders Merchants have kindly given materials to the Scarlets Heritage project.  New seating and presentation cases, which you can see on the first floor concourse of the stadium, were built by Coleg Sir Gar...

Heritage Trail Vision

Heritage Trail Vision

Llanelli is a famous rugby town and is the focal point for one of the most passionately supported rugby clubs in the world. The Scarlets - with a rich and unrivalled heritage and some of the most loyal and passionate...

Memories of Albert Jenkins

Memories of Albert Jenkins

Rees Thomas, wing forward talking about Albert Jenkins; “When I arrived home from work, I saw that someone had conveniently left a copy of the ‘Llanelly Mercury’ on the kitchen table.  However, before I had time to pick up and read...

Treftadaeth Scarlets Heritage

Treftadaeth Scarlets Heritage

Last week Scarlets Heritage, in conjunction with Tinopolis recorded the final narration with Actor and one of the Scarlets Directors, Emyr Wyn Evans.  The audio will be used to tell the Scarlets story as part of a multi media tour...

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