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RUGBY UNION: Welsh look to sign off pre-season on a high

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

London Welsh conclude preparations for the Aviva Premiership campaign when they play their final pre-season match at Pontypridd today (2.30).

RUGBY UNION: Scott ready to stake his Welsh claim

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

Nick Scott is fully aware that London Welsh’s friendly at Pontypridd tomorrow is the last chance to stake a claim for a starting place against Exeter Chiefs.

LONDON WELSH: Olly Barkley backs Exiles to surprise this season

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

LONDON Welsh are not just in the Aviva Premiership this season to make up the numbers.

RUGBY UNION: Welsh undone as Wasps produce sting in the tail

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Wasps 38 (tries Hughes 2, Davies, Thompson, Myall; cons Jackson 4, Lozowski; pen Lozowski) London Welsh 24 (tries Scott, pen, Elder; cons Barkley 2, Roberts; pen Barkley)

RUGBY UNION: Exiles need to learn lessons and quickly, says Burnell

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

LONDON Welsh head coach Justin Burnell said they must learn the lessons of their Adams Park defeat to Wasps and quickly.

RUGBY UNION: Welsh beaten by Wasps in friendly

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

London Welsh lost 38-24 to Wasps in their clash at Adams Park, Wycombe, yesterday.

RUGBY UNION: Barkley makes Welsh debut in Wasps friendly

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Olly Barkley will make his London Welsh debut in their pre-season friendly against Wasps at Adams Park tomorrow (2.30pm).

RUGBY UNION: Elder delighted with clean sheet after two-try debut

Oxford Mail: Chris Elder playing for Chinnor in the 2010 Oxfordshire Cup final

8:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Two tries on debut is not a bad way to mark your first appearance for your new club.

RUGBY UNION: Exiles coach Burnell wary after crushing win over Henley

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

London Welsh head coach Justin Burnell was a satisfied man after seeing the Exiles kick-off their pre-season with a 64-0 win over Henley Hawks at Dry Leas.

RUGBY UNION: Welsh storm to big win over Henley

Oxford Mail: rugby generic

7:00am Monday 11th August 2014

London Welsh cruised to a 64-0 pre-season victory over Henley Hawks on Saturday.

RUGBY UNION: Ex-Hawk McNally out to make a mark with Welsh

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 8th August 2014

PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY

RUGBY UNION: New prop Cooper is signing No 25 for Exiles

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

LONDON Welsh head coach Justin Burnell hopes to bring the best out of Ben Cooper (left) after making the tight-head prop his 25th summer signing..

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh announce Cooper signing

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

2:26pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

LONDON Welsh have this afternoon announced tight-head prop Ben Cooper as their 25th summer signing.

Titterrell in Wasps role

Oxford Mail: Warning: Andy Titterrell says London Welsh are not the finished article

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Andy Titterrell, who retired from playing professionally at London Welsh in January due to injury, has joined Wasps’ strength and conditioning team on a three-day-a-week contract.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh open cup campaign at Bath

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

11:40am Friday 25th July 2014

LONDON Welsh will open their LV= Cup campaign by taking on Bath at the Rec on the weekend of October 31, November 1-2.

RUGBY UNION: Jones is welcome here, says Exiles coach

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

LONDON Welsh head coach Justin Burnell would welcome the chance to sign Wales and Lions prop Adam Jones.

London Welsh sign second row James Down

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

9:18am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

London Welsh have made their 24th new signing of the summer after announcing the arrival of second row James Down.

RUGBY UNION: Piri Weepu will make big impression at London Welsh, says Nathan Vella

Oxford Mail:

8:20am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NATHAN Vella is backing his former Auckland teammate Piri Weepu to shine at London Welsh.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh coach backs new analyst to boost side

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Thursday 17th July 2014

LONDON Welsh head coach Justin Burnell says new performance analyst Richard Tonkin will be hugely beneficial to the club.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh announce Tonkin as performance analyst

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

3:49pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

LONDON Welsh have this afternoon announced Richard Tonkin as their new performance analyst.

RUGBY: Captain May eager to make his mark in big time

Oxford Mail:

8:50am Wednesday 16th July 2014

TOM May said he jumped at the chance to captain London Welsh in the Aviva Premiership.

RUGBY UNION: May and Corker to continue as London Welsh captains

Oxford Mail: London Welsh centre Tom May

10:48am Tuesday 15th July 2014

LONDON Welsh have today confirmed Tom May and Matt Corker will continue as team and club captain in 2014-15.

RUGBY UNION: Tongan ace Aholelei is humbled to join Welsh

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

8:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Tongan international prop Eddie Aholelei said he was honoured and humbled to have signed for London Welsh.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh sign Tonga prop

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

2:10pm Monday 14th July 2014

LONDON Welsh have bolstered their pack by signing Tonga prop forward Eddie Aholelei.

RUGBY UNION: Burnell so excited by additions

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 12th July 2014

London Welsh head coach Justin Burnell is buzzing ahead of the new season – especially after his high-profile captures.

RUGBY UNION: Welsh sign up All Blacks ace Piri Weepu

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Friday 11th July 2014

London Welsh have pulled off a huge transfer coup with the signing of New Zealand World Cup-winning scrum half Piri Weepu.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh linked with New Zealand star Piri Weepu

Oxford Mail:

10:15am Thursday 10th July 2014

A WORLD Cup-winning All Black could be playing at the Kassam Stadium this season after reports in New Zealand linked Piri Weepu with a move to London Welsh.

RUGBY UNION: Parker appointed team manager at London Welsh

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

London Welsh have confirmed the appointment of Sonny Parker as new team manager.

RUGBY: London Welsh sign Argentina prop Pablo Henn

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

2:51pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

London Welsh have continued their rebuilding for life in the Aviva Premiership by signing Argentina loosehead prop Pablo Henn.

RUGBY UNION: McCaffrey capture boosts London Welsh

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

LONDON Welsh head coach Justin Burnell moved quickly to sign Lachlan McCaffrey after the back row forward impressed against his side just a fortnight ago.

RUGBY: London Welsh sign Brumbies forward Lachlan McCaffrey

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

5:29pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

LONDON Welsh head coach Justin Burnell moved quickly to sign Lachlan McCaffrey after the back row forward impressed against his side just a fortnight ago.

RUGBY: London Welsh open Premiership season with home match against Exeter Chiefs

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

11:00am Friday 4th July 2014

LONDON Welsh will open their Aviva Premiership campaign with a home match against Exeter Chiefs on Sunday, September 7.

RUGBY UNION: Welsh to face Wasps in pre-season

6:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

LONDON Welsh will face Wasps, Pontypridd and Henley Hawks in their pre-season fixtures, the club confirmed yesterday.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh to face Wasps in pre-season

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

3:47pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

LONDON Welsh will face Wasps, Pontypridd and Henley Hawks in their pre-season fixtures, the club confirmed yesterday.

RUGBY UNION: Ferguson's know-how welcomed by Welsh

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

JUSTIN Burnell praised new assistant coach Matthew Ferguson’s scrum knowledge as London Welsh announced his addition to their backroom team.

RUGBY UNION: Ferguson added to London Welsh coaching staff

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

11:24am Monday 30th June 2014

LONDON Welsh have today announced Matthew Ferguson as their new assistant coach.

Coach Burnell delighted by capture of Schofield

Oxford Mail: Dean Schofield

8:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

London Welsh head Justin Burnell has tipped former England lock Dean Schofield to make a big impact at the club.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh snap up former England lock Schofield

Oxford Mail: DEAN SCHOFIELD: The veteran second row was an imposing presence against his former side Sale Sharks in Worcester Warriors’ defeat in the Amlin Challenge Cup.

12:19pm Friday 27th June 2014

LONDON Welsh have today announced the signing of former England lock Dean Schofield from Worcester Warriors.

RUGBY UNION: Waters is relishing challenge at Welsh

Oxford Mail: London Welsh’s latest capture, Darren Waters, says he can’t wait for their Aviva Premiership campaign to get started after signing from Newport Gwent Dragons

9:10am Friday 27th June 2014

Darren Waters says he is determined to shine on the big stage after joining London Welsh from Newport Gwent Dragons.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh sign flanker Waters

Oxford Mail: BACK FROM INJURY: Darren Waters

2:28pm Thursday 26th June 2014

LONDON Welsh have today announced the signing of openside flanker Darren Waters from Newport Gwent Dragons.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh sign Molenaar

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

11:19am Tuesday 24th June 2014

LONDON Welsh today announced the signing of Harlequins centre Tim Molenaar - their 17th capture of the summer.

RUGBY UNION: Exiles coach Burnell is happy with new signing

Oxford Mail: Justin Burnell

8:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

London Welsh head coach Justin Burnell said hooker Koree Britton will add “serious competition” to the squad after announcing his signing yesterday.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh announce Britton signing

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

10:33am Monday 23rd June 2014

LONDON Welsh have today announced the signing of former England Under 20 hooker Koree Britton.

RUGBY UNION: May and Ross retained by Exiles

Oxford Mail: London Welsh centre Tom May

8:00am Tuesday 17th June 2014

Veterans Tom May and Gordon Ross have extended their London Welsh careers for the upcoming Aviva Premiership season, writes ED MEZZETTI.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh confirm 25 players are leaving

Oxford Mail: Big name: Former Wales international Sonny Parker in action for London Welsh at the Athletic Ground

3:22pm Monday 16th June 2014

LONDON Welsh have confirmed 25 players are leaving the club as they prepare for their Aviva Premiership return.

RUGBY UNION: McNally bids for take-off with London Welsh

Oxford Mail: Josh McNally, who is based at RAF Brize Norton, has joined London Welsh from Henley Hawks

6:00am Friday 13th June 2014

OXFORDSHIRE airman Josh McNally is determined to take his career to the next level after signing for London Welsh.

RUGBY: It's 14 new faces in 4 days as London Welsh sign on quartet

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

12:41pm Thursday 12th June 2014

London Welsh have made it 14 signings in four days after announcing that James Sandford, Cameron Goodhue, Paul Rowley and Jesse Liston will join.

RUGBY: Welsh announce six more signings

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

12:35pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

London Welsh continue their rebuilding ahead of next season's Aviva Premiership campaign after making more six signings - all forwards.

RUGBY UNION: Euro draw is just the tonic for Exiles

Oxford Mail: London Welsh v Leicester Tigers

7:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

JUSTIN Burnell said there were exciting times ahead after London Welsh were drawn with Edinburgh, Bordeaux and Lyon in the European Rugby Challenge Cup.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh paired with French duo

Oxford Mail: We're back! London Welsh and coach Justin Burnell celebrate

12:29pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

LONDON Welsh have been paired with Edinburgh, Bordeaux and Lyon in next season’s European Rugby Challenge Cup.






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