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

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

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

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Wales U20- JWC Leigh Halfpenny & Jason Tovey Kicking

Wales U20- JWC Leigh Halfpenny & Jason Tovey Kicking.

Jason Tovey Winning Penalty - Newport Gwent Dragons v Benetton Treviso 10th May 2014

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

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

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296 news items

WalesOnline

WalesOnline
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 11:56:15 -0700

Jason Tovey took over kicking duties for Cross Keys. Cornish Pirates 34-31 Cross Keys. Jason Tovey kicked 18 points but it was not enough to save Cross Keys from defeat in an eight-try British & Irish Cup thriller at the Mennaye Field in Penzance ...

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 ...

Free Press Series

Free Press Series
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 01:13:04 -0700

JASON Tovey admits Newport Gwent Dragons need to cure their travel sickness if they want to mix it with the Guinness Pro12 big boys. The Rodney Parade region face three league away games on the spin with Sunday's trip to the Scarlets followed by ...

South Wales Argus

South Wales Argus
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:12:38 -0700

JASON Tovey will start at full-back for Newport Gwent Dragons in tomorrow's Guinness Pro12 clash with Ulster in Belfast. The 25-year-old fly-half makes his return to the squad after a passport mishap meant he could not travel to Paris to face Stade ...

Orange UK News

Orange UK News
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:48:45 -0700

Director of rugby Lyn Jones has made seven changes to the team that faced Newcastle Falcons in Round two of the European Rugby Challenge Cup. Jason Tovey, who recently played for Premiership side Cross Keys at full-back, has made the move into the ...

South Wales Argus

South Wales Argus
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:56:15 -0700

CROSS Keys will hope that Jason Tovey can provide them with a passport to progress in the British and Irish Cup when he pulls the strings against Cornish Pirates tomorrow afternoon (kick-off 3pm), writes Chris Kirwan. The 25-year-old Dragons fly-half ...

Free Press Series

Free Press Series
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:07:22 -0700

Jones, who scored 220 points in 45 appearances for the region, moved to Goldington Road in the summer and is out of contract at the end of the current campaign. He will return to Wales to battle for starts with Angus O'Brien, Jason Tovey and Dorian ...

South Wales Argus

South Wales Argus
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:15:00 -0700

Geraint Rhys Jones and Jason Tovey are options at Byrne's deputy because Prydie and Amos are with the Wales while Aled Brew is likely to return on the wing. The Dragons' trip to Belfast is followed by away encounters at Harlequins and the Ospreys in ...
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