Meet 16-year-old rugby ace who hopes to win Miss England crown

Last Updated: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 10:20 hrs

A 16-year-old from Rugby, Warwickshire, has to be careful not to get too bruised on the field because of her pageant dreams.

Selina Singleton already has a second place finish in the Miss Nuneaton competition under her belt and won the town's Charity Queen sash in 2011.

Now she's got her eye on the Miss England crown, starting with the Miss Leicestershire competition this month, the Daily Mail reported.

But she doesn't let the demands of the catwalk stop her from playing as a winger for a women's team at the Rugby Lions Football Club.

Selina, who is 5ft 7 tall, started entering pageants in 2011 after she got scouted in the street.

"I love taking part, I've made so many life-long friends and I just really enjoy it," she said.

She added that she loves sport, but she also loves beauty pageants.

She hopes to carry on entering beauty pageants for as long as she can.

Singleton didn't tell her rugby-playing friends at first about her pageant competition until a couple of weeks ago, as she wasn't sure how they would take it. (ANI)

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