The first match of the day saw Wales A defeat their Scottish counterparts 20-7. Number 8 Emily Steer crossed twice for the home side. The dry conditions allowed for an open game of rugby. Flanker Esther Eckley charged down a loosed kick from the visitors for scrum half Kerry Jenkins to score. After a reply from Scotland A, Nicola Evans made the initial break with the backs penetrating the Scottish defence. Evans was in support to cross the line for a comfortable win for the hosts.
The Welsh U16's were next to take the stage against South East England. Michaela Reed crossed the line twice against the side that hasn't conceded a try in two seasons. Hannah Szigetvari scored another two with Louisa Riddick adding one more. Three conversions from Reed gave the unbeaten Welsh U16's an easy win, 31-10.
Director of Girls rugby, Richard Hodges commented, "I am delighted by the girls performance. They are a strong squad and we are hoping for great things from these girls."
Wales - tries Micheala Reed (2), Hannah Szigetvari (2), Louisa Riddick, Cons Micheala Reed (3)
'SAS - are you tough enough' contestants Louise Rickard and Rimma Petlevannaia came head to head in the centre when Wales faced Scotland in their final match of the Six Nations.
Scotland's Rimma Petlevannaia avenged her early exit from the show with a try-scoring pass before she crossed the line herself.
The Welsh pack scrummaged well but the strong Scottish defence prevented the backs from organising. No. 8 April Dent conducted from the base with scrum half Ronnie Owens consistently attacking.
The visitors dominated possession and scored five tries in a game that was constrained by a high penalty count. Flanker Angharad Phillips received her first cap for Wales. Before the full time whistle, fly half Awen Thomas kicked Wales' only points when Scotland were penalised in front of the posts. The full time score was 3-31.
The squad will now gather for a training camp to prepare for the World Cup in Barcelona in May where Wales will face Australia in their opening match.
Wales - pen Awen Thomas
Scotland - tries Angela Hutt (2), Donna Kennedy, Rimma Petlevannaia, Beth Macleod. Cons Paula Charlmers (3)
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
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'.