Ruth part of successful England team

PUBLISHED: 15:37 15 May 2018 | UPDATED: 15:38 15 May 2018

Ruth Dives.

Ruth Dives.


Clevedon Ladies Rugby Club member Ruth Dives made her debut for the England deaf team in a five-match series against Australia.

Ruth Dives, who plays rugby for Clevedon Ladies Rugby Club recently represented England deaf team in their first-ever international fixture against another deaf nation in Australia.

They played a five-game series against Australia, winning the series 5-0 in extremely close games.

Ruth is now back on home turf and ready to train again with Clevedon when they begin their summer training schedule.

If you would like to find out more about the ladies rugby, whether brand new or experienced then check out Clevedon Women’s Rugby page on Facebook or email- or pop into the clubhouse.

The ladies will be training again from June 6 at Clevedon RFC 7-8pm.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Other Sport Stories

Portishead Cricket Club has been supported by the Somerset Cricket Board to set up a new girls’ softball team.

Read more

Congresbury bowler Clive Shipway was defeated in the men’s singles final of the ninth annual Clevedon Tournament.

Read more

A successful mixed open was held at Long Ashton Golf Club, with 132 players taking part.

Read more

Clevedon Golf Club ladies have reached the final of the Somerset County Rogers Cup after an emphatic 6-1 victory over Oake Manor.

Read more

Portishead Tennis Club held a successful She Rallies event, with women of all ages attending.

Read more

There are still spaces available at the summer camps held by North Somerset Tennis Academy.

Read more

Clevedon Athletic Club members Steve Wood and Matt Crocker finished first and second vet respectively in the Bitton 5k Summer Races Series

Read more
Yesterday, 15:43

A Clevedon rugby player has been banned for four years after admitting taking steroids.

Read more
Friday, August 10, 2018

Yatton Rugby Club has begun talks with a developer about selling its ground for housing and moving to a new home.

Read more
Thursday, August 9, 2018

English football’s summer transfer window has come to a close for another year, with one former Backwell player earning a Premier League move.

Read more

Most Read Sport

Read Online

Read the North Somerset Times e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 17°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

North Somerset Times twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications