The Welsh National Management teams have announced the Welsh Senior, Development and Under 19 squad for the 2003-04 season. National coaches Phill John and Alun Harries have announced a squad of 34 to make up the training squad for the Six Nations. 22 will then be selected to play in the opening game against Scotland on the 14th February at the Cardiff Arms Park (KO 12.30pm).
The squad contains many new faces as they look towards developing for the 2006 World Cup. Youngsters Jess Kidley, Gemma Williams, Elen Evans, Amy Day and Eirlys Lougher are all called up from the Under 19 squad and are joined by nine other non-capped players.
Mel Berry who retains the captaincy for the third season and is joined by experienced players Louise Rickard and Non Evans, who have over 100 caps between them. Kylie Wilson, Awen Thomas and Rhian Williams also retain their places.
The girls not selected for the Scotland game will drop down into the Development squad.
MEL BERRY (CAPTAIN)
Elin Pope Davies
Amanda Tyler Davies
Wales Under 19s: