The second round draw of the women's National Cup, to be played on Sunday 7th March, has today taken place.
The fixtures include a North Wales derby, with Ruthin drawing Dolgellau, premier division teams Neath and Cardiff Quins meet once again and first division Tylorstown and Blaunau Gwent face premier division Pontyclun and UWIC respectfully.
Following these second round fixtures, the Cup and Plate semi finals will be played on neutral territory on Sunday 14th March with the two finals on Sunday 28th March.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.