Welsh girls' rugby participation 'up by thousands'

The number of girls playing rugby in Wales has increased from 170 to about 10,000 in just three years, officials have said.
Welsh Rugby Union launched a campaign to boost the grassroots game and attract young female players in 2015.
The WRU said changing perceptions and the growing profile of the women's game had fuelled the huge increase.
Wales Women play their Six Nations match against Italy at the Principality Stadium this Sunday.
According to the WRU, about 10,000 girls play rugby across 95 schools, colleges or university hubs, which have full-time rugby officers.
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10 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 36
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