The Division One clubs who have applied for audit and assessment to achieve the Criteria for Entry to the WRU Premier Division are as follows: Division 1 East: Caerphilly RFC, Newbridge RFC, Beddau RFC. Division 1 West: Narberth RFC, Carmarthen Quins RFC, Tonmawr RFC, Maesteg RFC.
A further list of those clubs who have achieved a pass mark in relation to the criteria will be published during February 2009. This is in addition to all current Premiership clubs who will be audited as a matter of course.
After two years in the international wilderness, Adi Taviner is hoping to make up for lost time when she takes part in her second Women's Rugby World Cup which kicks off in Paris next Friday where Wales take on hosts, France.
The WRU's Women and Girls legacy events - #TRY OUR GAME have proved popular this week with current players and newcomers to the game learning new skills and picking up tips from national squad players.
We caught up with Shona and Ellie from the Wales women team ahead of the start of the Women's Rugby World Cup in Paris next month at a recent women's training session to encourage and promote more women and girls to try their hand at rugby. #tryourgame
The Women's Rugby World Cup warm-up clash between Wales and USA proved bittersweet for centre Elen Evans. Despite being one of the star performers on the day on her 50th Test appearance, USA edged home 10-7 at Cross Keys.
Wales completed their Junior World Championship campaign with a victory over Samoa. Team manager Mark Taylor and No 8 James Benjamin reflect on a tournament which saw Wales win three games and lose two.