Posted: Thu 18th Feb 2016

Watch Wales rugby stars of tomorrow at St Helen’s

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Feb 18th, 2016

Six Nations stars of the future will be strutting their stuff in Swansea over coming weeks. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Wales U18s rugby team are playing three games at St Helen’s between this weekend and the start of April. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Their first game kicks-off at 2pm against Leicester U18s on Sunday February 21. They’ll also be playing Scotland U18s at 2.30pm on Friday March 25 and England U19s on Wednesday April 6 at 7.15pm. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Cllr Robert Francis-Davies, Swansea Council’s Cabinet Member for Enterprise, Development and Regeneration, said: “The three forthcoming games at St Helen’s are a great chance to see stars of the future in action. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“Many of the current senior internationals represented Wales at junior level, so this is an opportunity to watch some of the players who’ll be competing to inherit the famous Welsh jersey from the likes of Alun-Wyn Jones, Dan Biggar and Justin Tipuric in years to come. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“I’d encourage as many people as possible to go along to St Helen’s and give the Welsh boys the support they deserve.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Tickets can be bought on the day of the games from the ticket office on Bryn Road and at the Mumbles end entrance. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

All this year’s senior rugby Six Nations Championships games are also being shown live on Castle Square’s Big Screen. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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