as mentioned in Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid EmailA Welsh international women’s rugby star has been killed in a car crash.
The 20-year-old’s family paid tribute to her today, as did the Welsh Rugby Union, who said she was a “treasured member of the rugby family”.
“A talented, dedicated player and popular teammate, Elli was a treasured member of the Welsh rugby family.
Winger Elli Norkett, who had won four caps by the age of 17, died in a collision in two-car collision last night.
A spokesman for the WRU said: “We are deeply saddened to hear the tragic news about Elli Norkett.
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A 42-year-old woman driving the Vauxhall and a 12-year-old girl who was a passenger were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Elli Norkett, a student who was the youngest player in the Rugby World Cup in 2013, sustained fatal injuries in the collision in Neath Port Talbot, south Wales, at 7.40pm on Saturday.
The 20-year-old was driving a Toyota Yaris which was involved in a collision with a Vauxhall Insignia on the A4109, Inter Valley Road, between Banwen and Glynneath.
Welsh women’s rugby star is killed in a car crash
Rising women’s rugby star Elli Norkett was killed in a car crash on Saturday nightMiss Norkett pictured with her boyfriend Scott Gibson.
‘She was a good rugby player, very fast and had a lot of knowledge about the game.’
An international women’s rugby star was killed in a car crash on Saturday night just hours after watching her beloved Wales play in the Six NationsStudent Elli Norkett, 20, sustained fatal injuries in the collision on a country road near her home in Neath Port Talbot, south Wales, at 7.40pm.
Miss Norkett pictured centre with her team mates.
She was in her final year of a Sports Development degree course at Cardiff Met Unversity and planned to become a full-time rugby coach.
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