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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 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 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...

Wales U20- JWC Leigh Halfpenny & Jason Tovey Kicking

Wales U20- JWC Leigh Halfpenny & Jason Tovey Kicking.

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 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 2 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 2 Cardiff Blues v Newport Gwent Dragons 01 Jan 2014

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

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

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970 news items

South Wales Argus

South Wales Argus
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 04:28:20 -0800

JASON Tovey has admitted that he needed a kick up the rear after winning back the Newport Gwent Dragons number 10 jersey. The 25-year-old was left out in the cold in October after making an indifferent start to the season and then misplacing his ...

South Wales Argus

South Wales Argus
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:03:36 -0800

Half-backs Jason Tovey and Jonathan Evans retain their places. In the second row Andrew Coombs is joined by Rynard Landman who also takes on the captaincy. James Thomas retains his place at flanker alongside Nic Cudd as Lewis Evans moves to the ...

BBC Sport

BBC Sport
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:43:02 -0800

Newport Gwent Dragons: Tom Prydie; Matthew Pewtner, Ross Wardle, Jack Dixon, Hallam Amos; Jason Tovey, Jonathan Evans; Phil Price, T. Rhys Thomas, Brok Harris, Andrew Coombs, Rynard Landman (c), James Thomas, Nic Cudd, Taulupe Faletau.
 
The Rugby Paper
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:43:25 -0800

NG Dragons: Tom Prydie; Matthew Pewtner, Ross Wardle, Jack Dixon, Hallam Amos; Jason Tovey, Jonathan Evans; Phil Price, T. Rhys Thomas, Brok Harris; Andrew Coombs, Rynard Landman (Capt.); James Thomas, Nic Cudd, Taulupe Faletau.

EPCRugby.com

EPCRugby.com
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:45:00 -0800

But the hosts hit back immediately, Jason Tovey got his back-line moving before Cudd squirmed through the scrambling defence. The early scare breathed life into the Dragons and they took the lead moments later. Lewis Evans shipped a neat offload to ...

Free Press Series

Free Press Series
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:03:45 -0800

"There's a lot of competition now and we saw Jason Tovey dropped for a few games so everyone is on their toes," said Wales international Prydie, who moved from full-back to centre when Smith was forced off. "Boys are playing a lot better and know they ...

Free Press Series

Free Press Series
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:12:03 -0800

It looked as though Jason Tovey – who scored a full house of a try, two conversions, two penalties and a drop goal in last season's surprise 23-8 win at Scotstoun Stadium – would be handed a recall. However, the management team have opted to stick with ...

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 ...
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