Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2016

Sports Development Officer To Represent Wales At The European Touch Rugby Championships

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jun 30th, 2016

Rhiannon Wade, a Sports Development Officer for Sport Caerphilly will represent Wales Women at the European Touch Rugby Championships in July. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Rhiannon has also represented Wales Women the World Cup in Australia during 2015 and previously at the European Championships in Swansea (2014). ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Rhiannon said: “Wales are hoping to win this year, but have a tough opening game against England. Wales currently hold the silver medal in Europe in the women’s category, with England holding the gold. I look forward to representing my country once again”. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Cllr Nigel George, Cabinet Member for Community and Leisure Services said: “Well done to Rhiannon and her team members for qualifying once again for the European Touch Rugby Championships. I wish them the very best of luck!” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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