CELTIC LEAGUE POOL / FIXTURES - 2002
POOL A: Caerphilly, Ebbw Vale, Edinburgh Rugby, Llanelli, Munster, Neath, Swansea, Ulster
POOL B: Bridgend, Cardiff, Connacht, Glasgow Rugby, Leinster, Newport,
Pontypridd, Scottish Borders
Pool A: Edinburgh v Swansea, Ebbw Vale v Ulster, Llanelli v Munster, Neath v Caerphilly.
Pool B: Cardiff v Glasgow, Leinster v Pontypridd, Newport v Bridgend, Borders v Connacht.
Pool A: Ulster v Edinburgh, Caerphilly v Llanelli, Munster v Ebbw Vale, Swansea v Neath.
Pool B: Connacht v Cardiff, Glasgow v Leinster, Pontypridd v Newport, Bridgend v Borders.
Pool A: Swansea v Ulster, Edinburgh v Munster, Ebbw Vale v Caerphilly, Neath v Llanelli.
Pool B: Bridgend v Pontypridd, Newport v Glasgow, Leinster v Connacht, Borders v Cardiff.
Pool A: Caerphilly v Edinburgh, Munster v Swansea, Llanelli v Ebbw Vale, Ulster v Neath.
Pool B: Cardiff v Leinster, Connacht v Newport, Glasgow v Bridgend, Pontypridd v Borders.
Pool A: Ulster v Munster, Swansea v Caerphilly, Edinburgh v Llanelli, Neath v Ebbw Vale.
Pool B: Pontypridd v Glasgow, Bridgend v Connacht, Newport v Cardiff, Borders v Leinster.
Pool A: Ebbw Vale v Edinburgh, Llanelli v Swansea, Caerphilly v Ulster, Neath v Munster.
Pool B: Connacht v Pontypridd, Leinster v Newport, Cardiff v Bridgend, Borders v Glasgow.
Pool A: Munster v Caerphilly, Ulster v Llanelli, Swansea v Ebbw Vale, Edinburgh v Neath.
Pool B: Glasgow v Connacht, Pontypridd v
Cardiff, Bridgend v Leinster, Newport v Borders.
Quarter-finals weekend of 30th November 2002
Semi-finals weekend of 4th January 2003
Final weekend of 1st February 2003
The Welsh Rugby Union has awarded a unique 'President's Cap' to a specific group of players who represented their country between 1945 and 1979, but missed out on international recognition at the time.
Prabhat Mathema, the WRU's National Medical Manager explains the four part Pitchside Suspected Concussion Assessment process the IRB has devised that is being implemented throughout the Dove Men Series and in the LV= Cup this season, which includes the provision for a five minute temporary substitution to allow an assessment to take place.