Claudia is a Year 9 student at De La Salle School in St Helens. She has always shown a keen interest in a variety of sports including football and rugby union. Claudia joined Liverpool St Helens Rugby Union Club in 2009 and was appointed Captain of the U15s in 2010. During her time as captain she has encouraged countless girls to take up rugby and has freely given her time to join the Youth Committee, who carries out voluntary work at the club and in the community. Claudia has since gained County honours for Lancashire and was selected to play for the North of England which is the first stage of the elite player's performance pathway. In May 2011 Claudia was selected to become one of only 35 players in the elite England National Talent Development Squad which aims to develop young athletes to International standards.