The first of two skills clinics took place at Pencoed College prior to the Women's Six Nations match on Sunday.
There was an excellent turnout of 55 women and girls' who attended. This number included new players from Treorchy, Pencoed and Blackwood, while there were also experienced players from UWIC, Cowbridge, Pontyclun, Neath and Tylorstown.
The number of Under 15s and Under 18s girls from Cardiff Quins, took the coaches, Chris Garrett (women's under 20s coach), Ceri Wyatt and Keith Hopkins (Ospreys under 18s coaches) by surprise but undeterred they pulled off an exciting rotation of passing and handling stations which all the players thoroughly enjoyed.
All three coaches commented on the enthusiasm and hard work of all the players involved.
The second session on Sunday 28th February, also at Pencoed College 11am - 12.30pm, will including two options:
Option 1 - KICKING led by Blues coach educator Scott Sneddon,
Option 2 - CONTACT SKILLS coaches TBC.
Please email Nicola Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org stating your name, club and which option you will participate in.
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.
Wales U20 players Angus O'Brien, Nicky Thomas and coach Richard Hodges are determined to finish their Junior World Championship with a flourish when they tackle the big hitting Samoans tomorrow in Auckland.