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.
Nearly 40 players were involved in the first Wales Under 18 training session of the season. WRU National Performance Manager Gethin Watts is excited at the potential shown by the group and expects the Regional Under 18 Championship to hone their skills even further.