The Pontyclun Falcons have started their pre-season preparations for the forthcoming season.
The Falcons are looking this year to improve on their fourth place in the Premiership division of the Welsh Women's league from the 2010/2011 season. They are also hopeful of going one better after the thrilling 15-8 defeat to Neath Athletic at this year's Welsh Cup final.
The Falcons train every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm at Pontyclun Rugby Club, with an optional third sprint session every Saturday at Merthyr Mawr Sand dunes.
The team is always looking out for new players. No matter what the experience or fitnesss levels, being a Falcon means great friends, good rugby and lots of fun!
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.