WOMEN & GIRLS RUGBY
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Amy Gillard is lead for girl’s rugby in Devon RFU. She is team manager for the girls’ representative teams and leads on the girls’ development program. Amy has played for Withycombe Ladies for four seasons. She led on the clustering of the Exmouth and Withycombe girls’ teams, which has been very successful and she is in her second season of coaching U13s, U15s and U18s girls. Aside from rugby, Amy works as an effective operations lead, and has a 13-year-old son and a dog. Her other sports-related hobbies include long distance running and cycling. Amy joined DRFU as lead for girls’ rugby in 2018 and is team manager for the girls’ squads and leads on the girls’ player development.
In the 2018/2019 season, the Devon women’s representative squad will again be playing in the top division of the Gill Burns County Championships, and have pool fixtures drawn against Gloucestershire and Berkshire.
There are 15 senior women's teams in Devon, with 10 of these playing in the leagues and a further five in development
This season Devon RFU has developed a women’s player development program, which includes a series of 10s competitions, a player development day with guest coaches and opportunities to apply for money and to provide feedback to Devon RFU
Devon held a women & girls' rugby forum on Monday, December 4, 2017 at Topsham RFC. This season they will hold separate forums, with the women’s forum to be held at Topsham RFC on Monday, January 7 2019, and the girls’ forum to be held at Topsham RFC on Monday, January 21 2019.
Devon also has representative girls' teams at under-18 and under-15 level.
For more information on women's rugby in Devon, contact Katie Lunnon at email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on girls’ rugby in Devon, contact Amy Gillard at email: email@example.com
Further information on women's and girls' rugby in Devon can be found on the left-hand side menu.