Celia Quansah and Megan Jones are both professional rugby players who were selected to be part of Great Britain’s Rugby Olympic team at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The couple has been dating for a long time, and are LGTBQ+ activists. Celia Quansah (1995-) is an English rugby sevens player. She was born to an English mother and a Ghanaian father, and grew up in Twickenham. She participated in athletics, winning the long jump event at the 2011 School Games, and represented England internationally in heptathlon. Whilst at university, she took up rugby and was invited to join the England Sevens programme for 2018-19, and played for the winning GB team at the 2019 Rugby Europe Women’s Sevens Olympic Qualifying Tournament. Megan Jones (1996-) is a Welsh and English rugby union player. She debuted for England against New Zealand in 2015. Despite being a Welsh-speaker and growing up in Wales, Jones made her XVs debut for England in July 2015, playing against New Zealand in the Rugby Super Series that year. Selected for the English squad for the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup in Ireland, she scored the side’s opening try against Spain. Jones joined the England Sevens programme full-time but both men’s and women’s teams were made redundant in August 2020. She signed for Wasps Ladies as a fly-half in 2020. In 2021, she returned to Rugby XVs as an invitational player for England in the 2021 Women’s Six Nations Championship.
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