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Welsh Rugby Union appoint first woman to board in 134 years

A woman has been appointed to the board of the Welsh Rugby Union for the first time in its 134 year history.

Aileen Richards, who grew up just outside Cardiff, is retiring from her job as executive vice president at confectioners Mars where she's been based in America.

She will start her new role before the World Cup.

BBC Wales Today's Claire Summers has been to meet her.

  • 07 May 2015
  • From the section Wales
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