Today, 'Age Grade
' rugby is a worldwide phenomenon with thousands of youngsters taking up the sport in the clubs.
Basham has impressed at age grade
level for Wales, scoring a hat-trick in Wales U20's 42-12 defeat over Italy in Six Nations this year, and also with his regional displays.
We need a programme where we shall have competive age grade
girls rugby across the country.
Emma Hardy is a new name in the squad, after representing England in age grade
We are newly inaugurated into the age grade
fraternity and we are over 150 in the group.'
City of Birmingham's Sophie Cutler had a superb competition in the 'In Age Grade
6' gymnastics event to take the bronze medal with a score of 65.75 points, closely followed by team-mate Ella Rose Travis (City of Birmingham) who took the fourth place rosette with a score of 63.81 points in a field of 67 competitors.
Wales beat Italy 35-6 at Parc Eirias in Colwyn Bay last week to seal a first Six Nations title at under-20s level, also completing a first ever Grand Slam at the junior age grade
This broke the age grade
record in the run - and even bettered her grandad and training partner John Hall's personal best.
They also face England in Donnybrook on Friday, February 28, the first time the age grade
will have played in the capital since 2005.
It would be a risky option given the Leicester wreck-wreck ing ball has barely played out wide since age grade
, but Lancaster is condent he would be every bit as destructive if given licence to roam.
Alongside the main international event we'll be running the Daily Record Festival of Rugby where hundreds of young players from across Scotland will have the chance to take part in their own age grade
competitions - with trophies and honour at stake!
North, who recently returned from Wales' three-Test tour of Australia, was a former age grade
player at the North Wales region before being hand-picked by the Scarlets and moving to South Wales.