Next Wednesday, 15th January, the National Assembly will be conducting a debate on the subject of the current crisis in Welsh rugby:
The full text of the motion is as follows:
NDM5397 William Graham (South Wales East)
To propose that the National Assembly for Wales
1. Notes recent Welsh international rugby successes and the importance of rugby to the culture and economy of Wales.
2. Notes the current discussions between the WRU and Regional Rugby Wales regarding the future of Welsh rugby and recognises the importance of developing and maintaining a strong grassroots and regional structure to enable the sport to develop and thrive throughout Wales.
3. Believes that a strong platform for Welsh rugby requires national and regional bodies and clubs to work together constructively to create a strong financial footing for the future well-being of the sport and hopes for a timely resolution to current negotiations.
It’s vital that we show the politicians how seriously they need to be taking this issue. We can do this by turning up for the debate and watching from the public gallery. You can book tickets for this by completing the online booking form.