Wales Name Squad To Compete In The Commonwealth Games Sevens.
18 June 2002 10:27am
Seven senior internationals are included in the Commonwealth Games Sevens squad, with Swansea having the biggest representation.
While some of the squad are still playing in the Under-21 World Cup in South Africa, they will link up with full international players Robert Howley, Dafydd James, Gareth Thomas, Arwel Thomas, Shane Williams, Gareth Wyatt and Matthew Robinson.
The full squad is: G Baber, E Lewis, G Wyatt (Pontypridd); B Breeze, J Forster, G Gravell (Newport); R Howley, R Sowden-Taylor (Cardiff); D James, G Thomas, C Richards, P Jones (Bridgend); G Swales M Robinson, A Thomas, Jonathan Thomas, S Winn (Swansea); M Phillips, Gareth Williams (Llanelli); S Williams (Neath).
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.