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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 8 May 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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810 news items

South Wales Argus

South Wales Argus
Tue, 29 Sep 2015 04:09:03 -0700

FLY-HALF Jason Tovey aims to help Newport Gwent Dragons put the heat on Leinster again with another pin-point kicking display in Dublin on Saturday afternoon. The Dragons resume their Guinness Pro12 campaign with a trip to the Royal Dublin Society ...

Welsh Rugby Union

Welsh Rugby Union
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 09:07:30 -0700

Skipping! Tovey is now in his sixth season at the Dragons. Huw Evans Agency. 30 Sep 2015, 04:56 pm. By WRU. Tovey plans to put boot in. Newport Gwent Dragons outside-half Jason Tovey plans to put the boot into Leinster again when they clash in Dublin ...


Sat, 03 Oct 2015 09:12:53 -0700

A Jason Tovey penalty kept the visitors in touch before the Irish province settled the issue with quick-fire scores from the 20-year-old Ringrose and man-of-the-match Marsh. A big hit by Mike McCarthy on Jason Tovey signalled Leinster's early intent ...

Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Telegraph
Fri, 11 Sep 2015 13:37:30 -0700

Newport Gwent Dragons picked up their first Guinness PRO12 victory of the campaign with a 13-0 triumph over Zebre at Rodney Parade. Ads by Google. Dragons number eight Ed Jackson scored the only try of the match, while fly-half Jason Tovey converted ...


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 ...
Fri, 11 Sep 2015 06:59:17 -0700

Dragons number eight Ed Jackson scored the only try of the match as Newport Gwent Dragons claimed their first Guiness PRO12 win of the season with a 13-0 victory over Zebre. Fly-half Jason Tovey converted Jackson's score and added two penalties as all ...

BBC Sport

BBC Sport
Fri, 11 Sep 2015 13:26:15 -0700

Newport Gwent Dragons secured their first win of the Pro12 season on Friday but were left frustrated by Italian side Zebre. Ed Jackson scored the game's only try, which Jason Tovey converted having earlier scored two penalties. Neither side scored in a ...


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 ...

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