A guide to Welsh rugby's pre-season fixtures

Dragons v Scarlets
Dragons beat Scarlets 34-32 on Judgement Day at the Principality Stadium

With the 2019 Rugby World Cup beginning in Japan on 20 September, the start of the Pro14 has been pushed back a month to the weekend of September 27-29.

The Welsh regions will be looking to improve on last year's results, with Ospreys the only Welsh representative in the European Champions Cup.

Scarlets, Cardiff Blues and Dragons will compete for the second-tier European Challenge Cup.

But before the new season begins, the regions warm up with these friendlies.

Friday, 30 August

Ospreys 36-5 Hartpury RFC

Saturday, 7 September

Jersey Reds 17-49 Scarlets

Saturday, 14 September

Dragons 34-17 Scarlets

Edinburgh 21-22 Ospreys

Bedford Blues 14-39 Cardiff Blues

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