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WRL at The Royal Welsh Show

6th August 2013, 10:39

WRL at The Royal Welsh Show

WRL & the World Cup visit Builth Wells

Wales Rugby League and the Rugby League World Cup recently spent 4 days at The Royal Welsh Show.


The show near Builth Wells, Powys, attracted 241,781 visitors, 682 more than last year's total.


The visit of Prince Charles on Wednesday broke the single day record.More than 51,000 basked in the sunshine at Llanelwedd as the show closed on Thursday with temperatures topping 22C(72F). Officials said 960 overseas visitors from 40 countries had visited the show this week from as far afield as Australia and New Zealand.


Mark Jones WRL Development Manager said: "It was great to be apart of this massive event and having the World Cup Trophy present added to our stands attraction, it was an excellent advert for the game in Wales with thousands of people interested in our development and plans for the future."


This year was a great success but Wales Rugby League have plans to make our presence bigger and better next year.