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Jason Tovey
Full name Jason Leighton Tovey
Date of birth (1989-04-28) April 28, 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth Newport, Wales
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 85 kg (13 st 5 lb)
School Cwmcarn High School
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Fullback, Fly Half, Centre
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)

Cross Keys RFC
Newport RFC
Bedwas RFC
Newport RFC
correct as of 20 May 2009 (UTC).
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008–12, 13-
NG Dragons
Cardiff Blues
correct as of 12 April 2015.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008–09 Wales U20 10 (39)
correct as of 20 May 2009 (UTC).

Jason Tovey (born 28 April 1989 in Newport, Wales) is a Welsh rugby union player who plays at Fly Half and has represented the Wales under 20s team.

Newport RFC[edit]

He started his career at the age of fifteen playing a full season at fullback for Newport RFC. Previously he played for Risca RFC.

Newport Gwent Dragons[edit]

Usually a full back or fly half, Tovey spent two years with the Dragons Academy. He played a full season for Newport RFC at full back at the age of seventeen and was then moved to fly half. Tovey made his debut for Newport Gwent Dragons against the Ospreys in a Magners League defeat on Friday 25 April 2008 [1]On 22 February 2009 he became the first Dragons player to score a hat-trick of tries in an official match, scoring 23 of the 26 points in the win over Ulster at Rodney Parade.

In May 2010 he was voted Young Player of the Year at the Welsh professional players awards [2]

Cardiff Blues[edit]

On the 23 March 2012, it was announced that Tovey would move to Cardiff Blues for the 2012-13 season.[3]

Return to the Dragons[edit]

Tovey rejoined Newport Gwent Dragons for the start of the 2013-14 season[4]


In June 2011 he was named the Wales national rugby union team 45 man training squad for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.[5]


External links[edit]

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Fri, 08 May 2015 14:25:13 -0700

The Dragons were on the board early as Jason Tovey's tactical kicking won them an early penalty, which was followed up by one more and a long-ranger from Tom Prydie to give the hosts a solid 9-0 lead at the end of a scrappy first half. On a stunning ...

Irish Rugby (press release) (registration)

Irish Rugby (press release) (registration)
Sat, 16 May 2015 10:26:44 -0700

Munster fell behind to an early Jason Tovey penalty after a loose Ian Keatley pass had put Andrew Smith under pressure, however the latter duo soon combined for the game's opening try. Keatley attacked in midfield and Smith, appearing on his shoulder ...
BBC Sport
Sat, 16 May 2015 06:28:52 -0700

There's a flurry of early scores in Munster where Jason Tovey gave the Dragons an early lead with a penalty before Andrew Smith crossed for the home team with Keatley converting. But the Dragons hit back instantly with Ashton Hewitt crossing for a try ...
Thu, 14 May 2015 09:24:40 -0700

Dragons: 15 Jason Tovey, 14 Tom Prydie, 13 Tyler Morgan, 12 Jack Dixon, 11 Hallam Amos, 10 Dorian Jones, 9 Jonathan Evans; 1 Boris Stankovich, 2 Hugh Gustafson, 3 Brok Harris, 4 Cory Hill, 5 Rynard Landman (capt), 6 Nick Crosswell, 7 Nic Cudd, ...

South Wales Argus

South Wales Argus
Fri, 15 May 2015 03:16:15 -0700

It was also a time to celebrate several landmarks being made – Jason Tovey and I celebrating our 100 caps and Tom Prydie, Nic Cudd, Pat Leach, Jon Evans, Phil Price and Hallam Amos achieving their 50th. And our annual barbecue this weekend will be an ...


Fri, 08 May 2015 14:35:04 -0700

The Dragons were not that pretty either but they got points on the board through a second-half try from replacement hooker Hugh Gustafson, plus three penalties and a conversion from fly-half Jason Tovey and a long-range penalty by full-back Tom Prydie.


Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:56:56 -0700

A year after missing Cardiff Blues' Heineken Cup clash with Toulon because his puppy, Buster, ate his passport, Tovey was again absent from European action last weekend because of travel issues. This time, he missed out as the Newport Gwent Dragons ...

Campaign Series

Campaign Series
Wed, 13 May 2015 07:35:54 -0700

... especially after watching it because Edinburgh didn't particularly play that well and were still pretty close to Gloucester,” he said. “But we all learned from the semi. There are a lot of young players here. I think Jason Tovey was the oldest one ...

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