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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)

2006–07
2007–08
2008–
Cross Keys RFC
Newport RFC
Bedwas RFC
Newport RFC
 ?
15
17
8
 ?
(30)
(62)
(61)
correct as of 20 May 2009 (UTC).
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008–12, 13-
2012-13
NG Dragons
Cardiff Blues
162
0
(960)
(0)
correct as of 29 January 2016.
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]

International[edit]

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

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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Jason Tovey throws ball away and nearly gives away a try

Dragons fly Jason Tovey tries to pass without looking and the ball goes about 10 metres away from his nearest teammate. Edinburgh hack the ball on and are ...

Wales U20- JWC Leigh Halfpenny & Jason Tovey Kicking

Wales U20- JWC Leigh Halfpenny & Jason Tovey Kicking.

Rhys Patchell tackles Jason Tovey Newport Gwent Dragons v Cardiff Blues 26th Dec 2013

Newport Gwent Dragons 15. Dan Evans 14. Will Harries 13. Pat Leach 12. Ashley Smith 11. Hallam Amos 10. Jason Tovey 9. Wayne Evans 1. Owen A. Evans 2.

Jason Tovey Penalty - Newport Gwent Dragons v Connacht 23rd March 2014

Newport Gwent Dragons' Jason Tovey opens the scoring with a well struck penalty in the Newport Gwent Dragons v Connacht rugby match in Round 17 of the ...

Jason Tovey penalty attempt goes left & wide - Newport Gwent Dragons v Connacht 23rd March 2014

Newport Gwent Dragons' Jason Tovey sees his penalty attempt go left & wide in the Newport Gwent Dragons v Connacht rugby match in Round 17 of the ...

Jason Tovey 4th Penalty - Newport Gwent Dragons v Edinburgh 3rd April 2014

Dragons' Jason Tovey kicks his fourth penalty to put the Dragons back into the lead in the Newport Gwent Dragons v Edinburgh rugby match in a rescheduled ...

Jason Tovey 2nd Penalty - Newport Gwent Dragons v Edinburgh 3rd April 2014

Dragons' Jason Tovey kicks his second penalty after Edinburgh are penalised for a scrum infringement in the Newport Gwent Dragons v Edinburgh rugby match ...

Jason Tovey 1st Penalty - Newport Gwent Dragons v Edinburgh 3rd April 2014

Dragons' Jason Tovey opens the scoring with a penalty after Edinburgh are penalised in a maul in the Newport Gwent Dragons v Edinburgh rugby match in a ...

Jason Tovey Drop Goal - Leinster v Newport Gwent Dragons 14th February 2014

Dragons' outhalf Jason Tovey hits a superb drop goal to draw level with Leinster at the RDS, Dublin in Round 14 of the RaboDirect PRO12 on Friday 14th ...

Jason Tovey Penalty 2 Newport Gwent Dragons v Cardiff Blues 26th Dec 2013

Newport Gwent Dragons 15. Dan Evans 14. Will Harries 13. Pat Leach 12. Ashley Smith 11. Hallam Amos 10. Jason Tovey 9. Wayne Evans 1. Owen A. Evans 2.

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1967 news items

Irish Examiner

Irish Examiner
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 18:03:45 -0800

Fly-half Jason Tovey scored 18 points as the Dragons secured a richly- deserved fourth league win of the campaign. Tovey went through the card with a try, two penalties, a drop goal and two conversions, while wing Ashton Hewitt got their other try.

BBC News

BBC News
Sun, 17 Jan 2016 12:31:53 -0800

Newport Gwent Dragons fly-half Jason Tovey says they will go all out to earn a home European Challenge Cup quarter-final for the second year running. The Welsh region's qualification for the last eight was confirmed on Sunday by Connacht's loss to Brive.

SkySports

SkySports
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:56:15 -0800

Newport Gwent Dragons have made four changes for Thursday's PRO12 clash against Connacht at Rodney Parade. There is a new half-back pairing as fly-half Jason Tovey returns to full fitness and is named alongside scrum-half Sarel Pretorius. Nick Scott ...

Gay Times Magazine

Gay Times Magazine
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 05:07:30 -0800

The BFI have announced that the opening night gala of their 30th London LGBT Film Festival will be the world premiere of British drama The Pass. Starring the gorgeous Russell Tovey and handsome Arinze Kene, the film follows the story of a closeted ...
 
Irish Rugby (press release) (registration)
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 03:01:12 -0800

NEWPORT GWENT DRAGONS: Carl Meyer, Ashton Hewitt, Adam Hughes, Adam Warren, Nick Scott; Jason Tovey, Sarel Pretorius; Phil Price, Elliot Dee, Brok Harris, Matthew Screech, Rynard Landman (capt), Ben White, Nic Cudd, Nick Crosswell.
 
Campaign Series
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:22:27 -0800

There are three changes behind with Sarel Pretorius and Jason Tovey coming in at half-back with Charlie Davies and Angus O'Brien, good performers in Ireland, dropping to the bench. Hallam Amos has not been released from Wales' Six Nations squad so ...

South Wales Argus

South Wales Argus
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:19:41 -0800

I think the thinner it is the more taste comes out.” “It was a real team effort, I learned from the mistakes of Adam [Hughes] and Jason [Tovey], who both went too thick.” The players had the basic ingredients for their pancakes as well as chocolate ...

Free Press Series

Free Press Series
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 04:08:43 -0800

The half-backs change with Sarel Pretorius paired with Jason Tovey while there is just one enforced change up front with Nick Crosswell returning from a foot injury to slot in at number eight for Ed Jackson, who strained his hamstring at Ravenhill.
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