Rugby Union Today: Welsh return and 10 to watch

Date published: February 17 2021

Another busy day in the rugby union game as Rhys Priestland signs for Cardiff Blues and Super Rugby AU looms large.

What’s on the site

Wales international fly-half Rhys Priestland will leave Premiership side Bath at the end of the current season to join PRO14 outfit Cardiff Blues.

Ahead of the Super Rugby AU season, which kicks off on Friday, here’s our 10 players to watch in Australia’s domestic competition during 2021.

Elsewhere, there’s a significant move for Springbok captain Siya Kolisi, who leaves the Stormers in Cape Town to join up with the Sharks in Durban.

What’s in the news

The Premiership match between Worcester Warriors and Newcastle Falcons on Saturday has been cancelled due to more positive Covid-19 results.

Meanwhile, the French Rugby Federation have announced that William Servat is the latest member of France’s management to test positive for Covid.

What’s on social media

It’s 20 years today since Jason Robinson made his England bow. He went on to become a union superstar and BT Sport have spoken to the legend.

What’s on TV

With the Six Nations taking a week’s break, the focus is centred on the Premiership and PRO14 from Friday. BT Sport will be televising the former, kicking off with Bath v Gloucester, while Premier Sports has Dragons v Leinster and Glasgow Warriors v Ulster.