The Six Nations Council has announced a significant new initiative to help raise the profile of the Women's Six Nations from the forthcoming season. This major development will help enhance the Women's Six Nations Championship in a number of key areas.
Head coach Rowland Phillips and key front rower Carys Phillips look ahead to games against Spain and Ireland as Wales Women ramp up their preparations for the forthcoming Six Nations. The two warm-up games are a 'massive opportunity to refine the squad' according to the Welsh camp.
As Wales Women count down the days to the 2017 Six Nations - and two huge home matches against England and Ireland - we talk to James Nolan, the man who will ensure they are in the right shape to challenge for honours.