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Athletes, a classical singer and a lecturer - 10 international Rugby WAGS to know

Published 18/09/2015 | 13:10

Their other-halves might be world renowned for their prowess on the pitch, but these women deserve recognition for their own achievements.

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1. Dr Anwen Jones



Wife of Welsh player Alun Wyn Jones, Anwen is a physiology lecturer at the Metropolitan University, Cardiff. The mum-of-one is also a former 400m hurdler champion, and is due to present a new programme about DNA on Welsh channel, S4C.

2. Camilla Kerslake

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Girlfriend of England captain Chris Robshaw, Camilla is a critically acclaimed classical singer. Formerly with Gary Barlow's record label, she has sung the national anthem at Twickenham six times.

3. Honor Carter


Wife of New Zealand rugby legend Dan Carter, Honor is a former international hockey star. With Dan, she has two sons Marco (2) and 5-month-old Fox.

4. Becky James


Girlfriend of Welsh back George North, Becky is a double champion sprint cyclist, who has represented her country at the Olympics.

5. Anna Scrimshaw

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Fiancee of Australia's Adam Ashley-Cooper, Anna is a personal trainer, counsellor and psychotherapist.

6. Phoebe Hooke


Girlfriend of England's Sam Burgess, Phoebe Hooke is a freelance journalist and writer from Australia. She is also currently training to become a Pilates instructor.

7. Chloe Madeley


Girlfriend of England's James Haskell, Chloe is best known as the daughter of tv presenters Richard and Judy. She is also a personal trainer with her own fitness and nutrition business.

8. Stephanie Kockott


Wife of South African born Rory Kockott (who plays for France), Stephanie is a devout Christian who is currently expecting the newly wed couple's first child.

9. Gemma Flynn

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Long term girlfriend of New Zealand's Richie McCaw, Gemma is a field hockey player for the national team, the Black Sticks Women. The 25-year-old studied sports science at university, before joining the team in 2008.

10. Ellie McKeating

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Fiancee of Scotland's Richie Gray, Ellie is a former Miss World contestant as she represented her country at the pageant last year. The bride to be is also a mathematics student and campaigns for cancer charities.

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