Monday 11 December 2017

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

Freya Drohan

Freya Drohan

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

1. Dr Anwen Jones

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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