In order to achieve this, there will be an increased focus upon Women's and Girls Rugby
League in 2018 through the introduction of programmes and initiatives suitable for girls aged 11 to 19.
This tournament is set to be even bigger and better for girls rugby
in the future.
We aim to develop partnerships with local communities and work with young people promoting safety, fitness and health and we see the link with the girls rugby
team as an ideal way of doing this," he said.
Emma, currently teaching PE in a remand unit, used to teach in Birmingham and took the Birmingham Girls rugby
team to the Millennium youth games a few years ago.
The club have also recognised the need to have a youth side although the North-East as a whole has an excellent girls rugby
Staffordshire are running a Girls Rugby
Development Camp at Staffordshire University from August 13 to 15 to help prepare youngsters for the county squad trials in October.
-- Granite Bay High School, Granite Bay, Calif.
Drama There's new drama in store with The Ruck (Friday, September 15, and Saturday, September 16), a play co-produced by the theatre and Creative Scene (an arts project in North Kirklees) inspired by Batley Bulldogs Girls rugby
team; and classic drama with Rita, Sue and Bob Too (Wednesday, January 31, to Saturday, February 3), the semi-autobiographical play written by Andrea Dunbar in 1982 about two friends who begin an affair with a married man.
league has also proven a fruitful area for regional silverware.
com Meanwhile a girls rugby
tournament is being staged at Pencoed RFC and Pencoed school on 19th April, with the action getting underway at 10am.
Malcolm Jarvie, NRU honorary secretary, who presented the awards, said: 'Women and girls rugby
in Northumberland is really on the up.
It includes senior rugby, boys rugby, girls rugby
and badminton, and is used weekly by more than 1,000 people.
The Paris District High School Panthers girls rugby
team travelled to Australia for two weeks in March for a rugby tournament and a unique international experience.
Rugby Football Union for Women President Gill Burns, who's been instrumental in getting girls rugby
on the North of England Schools Invitational Sevens agenda, said: "This competition has a reputation for being a really enjoyable occasion for the boys because of a combination of good rugby, good organisation, friendship and fun, and that's why I am particularly excited about this year's event with it being the inaugural girls' competition.
For further details about girls rugby
in Birmingham contact Richard on 07960 450874.