Ex Wales rugby player Rhian Nokes jailed over pupil sex charges
A former Wales women's rugby player has been jailed for seven years after being convicted of sexual activity with an underage girl.
Rhian Nokes, 29, had been working as school's sports coach in south Wales in 2010 when she started a relationship with the pupil.
She was sentenced at Swansea Crown Court after admitting charges at a previous hearing.
Nokes lied about a brain tumour to gain sympathy and trust, the court was told.
The court heard she had played rugby for Wales in the women's Six Nations competition and football for Cardiff City.
Prosecuting barrister, Catherine Richards, said... read more
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