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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)

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 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]


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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One way to stop aerial ping-pong

Jason Tovey demonstrates one way to stop aerial ping-pong with a beast of a drop goal.

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...

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

Check out the following video from this Final Round of the RaboDirect PRO12. For more information on the RaboDirect PRO12 visit www.RaboDirectPRO12.com. You ...

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...

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 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

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 ...

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 Februa...

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7 news items

South Wales Argus

South Wales Argus
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:05:55 -0700

Jason Tovey is the Rodney Parade region's only experienced number 10 following the summer departures of former Italy international Kris Burton and Steffan Jones, the latter of whom is spending the final year of his current contract on loan at Bedford.

South Wales Argus

South Wales Argus
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:40:16 -0700

But he is down to his last fit centres in Pat Leach and Jack Dixon while Jason Tovey is his only senior fly-half. Hopefully he won't be forced to consider throwing more teenagers into the mix because of budgetary concerns. In the rush to produce the ...

Bristol Post

Bristol Post
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:45:00 -0700

After eight minutes, the Welsh side led 10-0, Jason Tovey knocking over an early penalty for a high tackle, before the Dragons were turned over on the Bristol line as they prepared to strike. Seconds later, though, they were over the line after ...


Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:35:45 -0700

They were billed as the region to watch out for this time last year and although they petered out after a promising start, these are arguably still exciting times to be a Newport Gwent Dragons fan. The Rodney Parade outfit won five of their first seven ...

Free Press Series

Free Press Series
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:10:15 -0700

The Dragons started their countdown to Connacht with a win thanks to tries by fly-half Jason Tovey, locks Rynard Landman and Cory Hill and prop Owen Evans. They gave game time to 35 members of their squad and Jones hailed it as a successful workout.


Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:31:22 -0700

Burton was signed for last season by the coaching regime of Darren Edwards but, when Lyn Jones was parachuted in as head honcho before it had started, found himself playing second-fiddle to Jason Tovey. The 33-year-old, who scored 87 international ...
Campaign Series
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:29:25 -0700

Steffan Jones has signed for Bedford, leaving him battling with Wales Under-20s international Angus O'Brien to be back-up to Jason Tovey and Kris Burton. "This is a great chance to get out there before everyone else and make a good impression," said ...

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