REAL men may like to think rugby is their exclusive sport - but in the battle to be crowned Fuller’s Six Nations champion it is a lady who has trounced all her male colleagues.

Wales supporting Lowri Williams, an assistant operations accountant at the brewery in Chiswick Lane South, Chiswick, celebrated with a couple of pints of ale yesterday (Monday) after her country emerged triumphant in the annual rugby tournament which came to a close at the weekend.

The beer in question was Front Row, a light ale specially brewed by Fullers to give something special for fans to enjoy during the matches.

Representing the other five nations involved were:

England – Dave Hannam, Finance & Risk Analyst

Scotland – Michael Campbell-Lamerton, Export Controller

Ireland – Paul Fahy, Quality Projects Leader

France – Vincent Glouton, Executive Chef

Italy – Jarno Crippa, Food Safety Coordinator

Not only does she have the luxury of being able to lord it over her crestfallen workmates, but Lowri was also awarded £500 by her employers to give to charity. She has chosen spinal cord injury charity Aspire ( ) as the benefactor of her win.

Through its projects and programmes, Aspire offers support to the 40,000 people living with a spinal cord injury in the UK so that they can lead fulfilled and independent lives in their homes, in work places and in leisure time.

The team also provides support to the various clubs that use the Aspire National Training Centre in Stanmore.

Mr Hannam and Mr Crippa gamely joined Ms Williams for some photographs as she revelled in her victory, but Mr Fahy and Mr Glouton were too embarrassed to show their faces following their sides’ defeats to Italy, and in Mr Glouton’s case, France’s first bottom of the table finish since 1999.

The beaming Welsh lass said: "The Aspire charity is one that is very close to my heart, and lots of my friends and family. So it was great on Saturday when the Welsh team pulled it out the bag and gave England a rugby lesson to remember, as was winning the £500 donation from Fuller's.

"While I may not be too popular with my five colleagues at the moment, I'm sure that when I buy them all the pint of Front Row I promised they'll cheer up a little bit."

Tony Johnson, Fuller’s spokesman, said: “While the Six Nations is a very serious matter for a lot of people, the battle of our own Six Nations proved to be a lot of fun. Lowri is delighted that Fuller’s is going to donate to her favoured charity and we are very happy to do so. After their respective performances I’m not surprised Ireland and France couldn’t make the final photo. Their faces were as red as Lowri’s Welsh jersey!"