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Jason Tovey
Full name Jason Leighton Tovey
Date of birth (1989-04-28) April 28, 1989 (age 24)
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
113
0
(738)
(0)
correct as of 30 March 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 20's 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 demonstrates one way to stop aerial ping-pong with a beast of a drop goal.

Jason Tovey Penalty - Newport Gwent Dragons v Leinster 01st Nov 2013

Dragons' Jason Tovey kicks a penalty after Leinster encroach on the 10m at lineout in the Newport Gwent Dragons v Leinster rugby match in the RaboDirect PRO1...

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 ab...

Wales U20- JWC Leigh Halfpenny & Jason Tovey Kicking

Wales U20- JWC Leigh Halfpenny & Jason Tovey Kicking.

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 ...

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 RaboDi...

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 ...

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 Rab...

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 resch...

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

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78 news items

WalesOnline

WalesOnline
Sat, 29 Mar 2014 10:51:17 -0700

Daniel Evans and Ashley Smith were also among the tries for the travelling party, while Jason Tovey, who had a mixed day with the boot, eventually came away with enormous credit to his name after landing a difficult late conversion to spare Welsh blushes.

BBC Sport

BBC Sport
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:04:25 -0700

... by Lyn who's previously been at the Ospreys, we know what we are up against. "They've got some real game changers as well, with Taulupe Faletau [and] Jason Tovey and then they've got a very youthful team with a few old heads added in the mix as well.

WalesOnline (blog)

WalesOnline (blog)
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:17:56 -0700

In return, Jason Tovey kicked six points from the tee, but the Dragons were a long way off the pace. Five minutes into the second half and things had gone from bad to worse, McLean on this occasion the try-scorer after some poor defending in the ...
 
The Rugby Paper
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:07:36 -0700

Replacements: Sam Parry, Owen Evans, Bruce Douglas, Cory Hill, Nic Cudd, Jonathan Evans, Jason Tovey, Tyler Morgan. Ospreys: Richard Fussell; Jeff Hassler, Jonathan Spratt, Ashley Beck, Hanno Dirksen; Dan Biggar, Tom Habberfield; Duncan Jones, ...

Irish Independent

The Nationalist
Sun, 23 Mar 2014 10:48:45 -0700

Tom Pyrdie went over for the Dragons only try with 10 minutes to go, adding to an early Jason Tovey penalty. Dragons drew first blood when Tovey landed a penalty and then just missed with another from half-way. Yet that was to be the first and last ...

BBC Sport

BBC Sport
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:40:14 -0700

The Dragons had only just introduced Jason Tovey for Burton before the fly-half took a blow to the head and had to be helped off with suspected concussion, so Burton was allowed to return to action. With 20 minutes remaining the Ospreys at last broke ...

BBC News

ESPNScrum.com
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 13:03:45 -0700

Matthew Screech, Ross Wardle and Cory Hill crossed for the Dragons, who also had two Jason Tovey penalties to show for their efforts. Scarlets recovered from a dreadful first half to see off bottom club Zebre in their RaboDirect PRO12 clash at Parc y ...

SkySports

RaboDirect PRO12
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:25:00 -0700

Edinburgh continued to soak up pressure deep in their own 22 until Ross Ford was penalised in the maul, handing Jason Tovey a simple penalty after 14 minutes. A lengthy kicking battle soon ensued but the Dragons came out on top, only for Tovey to send ...
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