Wales women's coach Jason Lewis was left speechless after his watching his side beat England for the first time in history.
For 22 years the arch foes have been competing at international level and for 22 years the red rose army have always held the upper hand, until yesterday when underdogs Wales beat top dogs England 16-15 at Taffs Well.
"I'm really chuffed for the girls," he said. "They worked really hard for each other and thoroughly deserved the win. They are a special group."
Up front hooker Rhian Bowden had an outstanding game in the engine room while fly-half Naomi Thomas pulled the strings superbly behind the scrum.
Non Evans, who threatened throughout in her 75th international, showed nerves of steel to land the killer blow with the last kick of the match in a pulsating contest.
'If I hadn't kicked that last penalty I would have considered retiring," said Evans. "I missed a few during the match but I would never have forgiven myself if I hadn't made sure of that last one.
'I've been playing for Wales since 1996 and we've never come that close to beating them before. We felt really confident coming into the match and a few of the senior players said to each other 'its now or never'
"This win puts us in a good table position, now we want to build on that by beating France away from home in two weeks' time."
Wales and Ospreys back row James King, who came through the North Wales age grade system, nominated North Wales Regional Community Rugby Manager Marc Roberts, in the WRU's 'Diolch' initiative where squad players thanked those who played a part in their rise to the top.
Beating Merthyr has boosted Carmarthen Quins hopes of reaching a top eight spot in the Principality Premiership. Quins captain Haydn Pugh is delighted with his team's progress and is determined that everyone from the Under 6s through to the senior team, enjoys the ride.
When the Wales squad were asked to nominate individuals who played a big part in their early playing days, Wales and Dragons full back and wing Hallam Amos thought of his former Monmouth School rugby coach John Bevan.
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.
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