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Women's rugby

Women's rugby is one of the fastest-growing sports around.

It's not just for boys and men anymore - and there are more and more women's clubs all over the country.

Whether you just want to play for fun or be right up there challenging for honours, there's a place for everyone.

ENGLAND

The Rugby Football Union for Women is responsible for getting more girls playing and learning about rugby.

They will be able to give you all the information you need about getting started, and put you in touch with your nearest club.

If you want to take your rugby seriously, Player Development Academies across the country hold open trials every summer.

You can find out more by logging onto: RFUW website

WALES

The Welsh Women's Rugby Union has appointed special development officers whose job it is to get more girls playing.

Log onto the Welsh Women's Rugby Union website, which has all the information you need to get started. Welsh Women's Rugby Union

Also, around 50 schools in Wales already offer rugby to girls.

And there are 25 club teams across the country, with many running Under-16 and Under-19 sides.

IRELAND

You can find out everything you need to know by logging onto the Irish Women's Rugby Union website. IWRFU website

As well as contact details for clubs there's information on competitions and events.

SCOTLAND

There are several junior clubs across the country - from Wick in the north to Wigtownshire in the south west.

Beth MacLeod is the Scottish Rugby Union's development officer for women's rugby.

She has all the information you need about getting started in the sport and events going on in your area. Scottish Rugby Union



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