Rhys Priestland signs new Scarlets deal

The Wales fly-half has committed to the club, ending speculation he was set to become the latest Wales international to leave the country.

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Rhys Priestland extends contract with Scarlets

Rhys Priestland has ended speculation about his playing future by extending his contract with the Scarlets Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Wales fly-half Rhys Priestland has extended his contract with the Scarlets, putting an end to recent speculation over his rugby future.

The 26-year-old had been linked with clubs in England and France, as well as the possibility of a contract with the Welsh Rugby Union.

Ulster v Scarlets postponed due to unplayable pitch

Ulster Rugby have apologised for the inconvenience. Credit: Steve Mitchell/EMPICS Sport

This evening's Pro 12 match between Scarlets and Ulster at Ravenhill has been postponed after referee Leighton Hodges deemed the pitch unplayable.

The two teams are now exploring the possibility of playing the game tomorrow at Ravenhill, with tickets purchased for tonight's game valid for the rescheduled match.

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FT: Scarlets 6 - 10 Ospreys

Hosts Scarlets lost against the Ospreys in the Pro12 derby this afternoon.

Despite going into the second half 3-0 down, the Ospreys put on an impressive defensive at Parc y Scarlets to secure their win.

The boot of Rhys Priestland put the 6 point score on the board for the Scarlets with Ospreys' Dan Biggar also scoring one of his own.

The only try of the game was from Ian Evans who touched down five minutes from time.

Final score Scarlets 6 - 10 Ospreys.

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