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!
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.
WRU TV: Hear from inside the Wales camp as Neil Jenkins discusses this weekend's clash with South Africa and how the squad are looking to put in a strong performance to round of the 2016 Under Armour Series