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Applause for Wales international Elli Norkett

There will be a minute's applause in memory of Elli Norket Credit: Family Photo

A minute's applause will be held today before a Cardiff Metropolitan University rugby match in memory of one of its players who died in a crash last Saturday.

The family of Wales international Elli Norkett, 20, have requested applause rather than a minute’s silence .

This evening’s game will take place at Cardiff Arms Park at 19:00.

Around 1,500 people are expected to attend the British Universities and Colleges cup quarter-final against Loughborough.

Wales women's rugby players and management has paid tribute to Miss Norkett from Llandarcy in Neath.

Miss Norkett's jersey will be placed on the halfway line and the squad will put roses on it.

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