Wales Rugby League have accepted an invitation to take part in the 9s World Cup in Sydney this autumn.
By Ian Golden at Cougar Park, 25/10/15
DANNY JONES MEMORIAL MATCH
KEIGHLEY COUGARS 20 WALES 36
Wales fought for a 36-20 win over Keighley Cougars but the result didn’t matter, the day was all about raising money for Danny Jones’ family.
Welsh speaking schools dominate Rugby League this week with Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera’s Year 7 side competing in a national semi-final with a day out at Wembley being the prize, while WRL hold their domestic finals day at Senghenydd RFC this Friday.
Wales Rugby League’s first Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE) programme students have officially graduated following a prestigious ceremony at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
The AASE was delivered as a partnership of Wales Rugby League, Maesteg Comprehensive School, Wigan Warriors and Coleg y Cymoedd. The Maesteg Academy at Maesteg Comprehensive school was home to 18 apprentices who were contracted to Wales Rugby League on part-time professional contracts.
Former Wales and Great Britain international winger Roy Francis became the 136th entrant into the “Welsh Sports Hall of Fame” last night.
Wales Dragonhearts – made up of players from their domestic competition - and Germany have named their squads for the international this Saturday at Glamorgan Wanderers, Cardiff (kick-off 3pm).