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Leitch and Parker selected to represent Crawshays

Poppy Leitch and Rhi Parker have been named in the Crawshays RFC to take on Wales Women in an historic match at Ebbw Vale RFC.

The sides will compete for the newly commissioned Rose Crawshay Challenge Trophy in honour of a female ancestor of Captain Geoffrey Crawshay, the founder of Crawshay’s Rugby Club. Rose was one of the UK’s leading suffragists and is listed as one of Wales’ greatest 100 women of all time.

The Crawshays side will be coached jointly by Wales greats Liza Burgess and Rachel Taylor and the Bears Women duo could face teammates; Siwan Lillicrap, Elinor Snowsill, Lauren Smyth, Manon Johnes, Keira Bevan if selected.

Wales Women will take on Women’s Crawshays in their first ever meeting on Saturday, November 23rd at Ebbw Vale RFC.