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Jason Tovey
Full name Jason Leighton Tovey
Date of birth (1989-04-28) April 28, 1989 (age 25)
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
119
0
(778)
(0)
correct as of 2 May 2014(UTC).
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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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. T.Rhys Thomas 3. Nathan...

Jason Tovey Penalty 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. T.Rhys Thomas 3. Nathan...

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 RaboDirect PRO12 game at rodney Parade,...

Wales U20- JWC Leigh Halfpenny & Jason Tovey Kicking

Wales U20- JWC Leigh Halfpenny & Jason Tovey Kicking.

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 in a rescheduled RaboDirect PRO12 ...

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 RaboDirect PRO12 at Rodney Parade, ...

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 RaboDirect PRO12 at Rodney Parade, ...

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 rescheduled RaboDirect PRO12 game at...

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. T.Rhys Thomas 3. Nathan...

Jason Tovey Penalty 2 Cardiff Blues v Newport Gwent Dragons 01 Jan 2014

Check out this Jason Tovey Penalty from the RaboDirect PRO12 clash featuring Cardiff Blues and Newport Gwent Dragons on 01 Jan 2014. Cardiff Blues 15. Leigh Halfpenny 14. Alex Cuthbert...

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592 news items

Welsh Rugby Union

Welsh Rugby Union
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:56:15 -0700

Jason Tovey is installed at full-back alongside Hallam Amos and Tom Prydie, who start on the wings. The Dragons have the chance to leapfrog the Blues if they claim victory and Ulster beat the Blues. But Jones is wary of a Treviso side who have claimed ...

WalesOnline

WalesOnline
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:26:44 -0700

Full-back Jason Tovey returns to the back three and joins international wings Tom Prydie and Hallam Amos. The centre pairing sees the return of Pat Leach and joins 20-year-old Jack Dixon in the backs. The halfbacks remain unchanged as Dorian Jones and ...

WalesOnline

WalesOnline
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 ...

WalesOnline

WalesOnline
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:09:12 -0800

The Dragons overtook Zebre as they climbed a place to 10th in the table with a much-needed 25-11 victory in the league. It was the first time they have won three in a row since Lyn Jones was appointed director of rugby ahead of last season. Andy Howell ...

South Wales Argus

South Wales Argus
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 23:17:26 -0700

TWO years ago Newport Gwent Dragons needed an older head at fly-half. They made an attempt to sign Andy Goode but the former England international signed for Wasps instead, leaving the Dragons to sign Kris Burton in a move that didn't work out.

Free Press Series

Free Press Series
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:10:29 -0800

DIRECTOR of rugby Lyn Jones believes Newport Gwent Dragons have got a star on their hands after agreeing a fresh deal with fly-half Dorian Jones. The 22-year-old has been a firm fixture in the Dragons squad since the autumn and has recently been ...

Welsh Rugby Union

Welsh Rugby Union
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:04:22 -0800

Jason Tovey will miss the clash after he sprained an ankle in the 30-25 defeat to Connacht, which means Geraint Rhys Jones gets the chance to impress at full-back. And Jones is hoping the Dragons can show the same work-ethic that earned them a late ...
 
South Wales Argus
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 07:33:45 -0800

JASON TOVEY: Came off the bench to steady the ship against London Welsh and then was a key figure in Dublin with his kicking game. BORIS STANKOVICH: Returned from injury with a cameo against London Welsh and then was to the fore against the two ...
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