Athlete Profile: Manon Johnes

a picture of Manon Johnes playing rugby for Wales


Manon Johnes

Course and Year of Study

BA Geography (1st Year)


St Catherine's


Rugby Union


Bristol Bears and Cardiff Blues

Highest Competition Level


Best Achievement

First senior cap and bronze at Youth Commonwealth Games

Short Term Aspirations

Six Nations 2021 and top four finish with Bristol

Long Term Aspirations

World Cup 2021

How did you get into the sport?

Received pamphlet for local club

What is your advice on balancing sport and academia?    

Time management! And try to enjoy the process even though this can be very hard!

How have you managed training during lockdown?

Trained like a professional athlete without the money due to lots of time available!