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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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173 news items


Mon, 22 Sep 2014 05:30:59 -0700

They are, however, hopeful of being bolstered by the returns of full-back Lee Byrne, centre Ashley Smith and fly-half Jason Tovey for Sunday's must-win Guinness Pro12 game with Treviso in Newport. The Dragons have now taken two points from three games ...

Daily Mail

South Wales Argus
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:09:18 -0700

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons are down to the bare bones in the backs for Saturday's Guinness Pro12 clash with in-form Glasgow at Rodney Parade. Fly-half Jason Tovey is out for two to three weeks after suffering a calf injury in the 17-15 defeat to the Ospreys ...
South Wales Argus
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:32:16 -0700

The attack had spluttered in defeat to Connacht and the Ospreys and hopes of a change of fortunes were not helped by a crippling injury list featuring fly-half Jason Tovey, full-back Lee Byrne and centres Pat Leach, Ashley Smith, Ross Wardle, Jack ...


Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:00:00 -0700

But it's not just at centre they have a problem, outside-half Jason Tovey limped out of the defeat against the Ospreys at half-time with a calf injury. Having released Italy international Kris Burton from his contract, the only back up for Tovey is ...
South Wales Argus
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:05:38 -0700

Matawalu is box office but mixes individual brilliance with the odd clanger – his clearance kick was charged down for the winning score in Newport last year while his pass into fresh air when running from his own line enabled Jason Tovey to score in ...

Connacht Tribune Group

Connacht Tribune Group
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:00:00 -0700

Connacht's Danie Poolman is tackled by Aled Brew and Jason Tovey (right) of Newport Gwent Dragons during Saturday's Guinness Pro12 encounter at the Sportsground. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy. Category: Sports · permalink; Publication: Tagged under:.


Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:10:56 -0700

We can't do anything about it other than rolling up our sleeves.” Captain Lee Byrne was missing while injuries also counted for outside-half Jason Tovey and centres Ashley Smith, Pat Leach, Ross Wardle, Tyler Morgan and Jack Dixon and experienced Wales ...
South Wales Argus
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:22:12 -0700

ASHLEY Smith has only just returned to full training after six months on the sidelines but will answer Newport Gwent Dragons' SOS against Glasgow on Saturday. The 27-year-old has not played since suffering a foot injury in the act of scoring against ...

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