The Womens' senior regional programme is set to begin in September and will culminate with the final round in December.
The tournament will kick off on September 25 with the second round scheduled for October 16. The third round of fixtures will be played on November 27 with the final found on December 18.
The competition offers a chance for all players to trial at regional level and if selected, players get the chance to play against the best players in the country. In the process they will come under the scrutiny of national management who will be watching with a keen interest.
As in past campaigns, current international and age grade pathway players will be placed.
The regions' trials are open to all players aged 18 or over. They are also open to to players playing club rugby in Wales and to any Welsh qualified players playing outside of Wales.
Women's Regional Open Training sessions as follows
Scarlets Open Training - Contact Helen Rees 07790727006
Saturday 17th September
From 10am to 11.30am at Ammanford RFC, SA18 3AP
Ospreys Open Training - Contact Ben Rose 07584 488298
on Friday 16th September
From 7pm to 8pm at Llandarcy, SA10 6JD
Blues Open Training - Contact Leila Hughes 07903228395
on Saturday 17th September
From 10am to 11.30am at Cardiff Harlequins RFC,CF14 7JH
Dragons Open Training - Contact Claire Wilson 07875709320
on Saturday 17th September
From 10am to 12.00pm
At Newport High School, NP20 7YB
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