referring to The family of a Welsh rugby international killed in a car crash have paid tribute to her as “loved and valued by many”.
A spokesman for the Welsh Rugby Union said: “We are deeply saddened to hear the tragic news about Elli Norkett.
“A talented, dedicated player and popular team-mate, Elli was a treasured member of the Welsh rugby family.
Not only was she a talented rugby player she was a good human being, probably the most important thing about her.
“The thoughts of everybody at Ospreys Rugby are with the family and friends of Elli at this sad time.”
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Miss Norkett, from Llandarcy, Neath, was the youngest player in the Rugby World Cup in 2013.
Elli Norkett, 20, sustained fatal injuries in the collision in Neath Port Talbot, south Wales, at 7.40pm on Saturday.
“In 2013 she was the youngest player in the Rugby World Cup and had gained four Welsh senior caps at the age of 17.
“Elli Norkett was a kind-hearted and caring 20-year-old final year student at Cardiff Met University, studying sport development,” they said.
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Tributes to Welsh international rugby star Elli Norkett, 20, tragically killed in car crash
Elli from Neath in Wales, was the youngest player in the 2013 Rugby World Cup and has been described as “kind-hearted as caring”.
Elli Norkett scores a hat-trick of tries for the Cardiff Met Women’s Rugby team
Elli was the youngest player in the 2013 Rugby World CupClick to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)WELSH women’s rugby international player Elli Norkett, 20, has tragically died in a car crash.
Athena Picture Agency 3 Ellie Norkett was the youngest player at the Rugby World Cup in 2013Athena Picture Agency 3 Elli Norkett pictured with her boyfriend Scott GibsonShe died in a two car collision in Glynneath on Saturday evening.
Her family has since released a statement, saying: “Elli was a kind-hearted and caring final-year student at Cardiff Met University, studying sport development.
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