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.
WRU TV were on hand at the launch of a major new commercial deal with WRU and Mercedes-Benz South Wales (part of the Sinclair Group), which sees the family company become an official supplier to the Welsh Rugby Union
On the back of the recent Women's Rugby World Cup, the WRU has launched a revitalised Women's and Girls domestic seasonal structure, and the future is looking bright.
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Roger Lewis talks to WRU TV at the announcement of a new £60 million Rugby Services Agreement (RSA) which provides a new and positive contractual relationship between the WRU and its four Regions for the next six years has been agreed.
The Welsh Rugby Union has announced a major new sponsorship deal with Gullivers Sports Travel which will make the UK's leading, and longest established, multi-sport tour operator, an Official Supplier for the rest of the decade.
Having taken part in seven World Cups as a player and coach, Liza Burgess hopes to go out in style this afternoon when Wales take on Australia in the Play-off for seventh and eighth place in the Women's Rugby World Cup in Paris.