Following her selection for the Devon Under 15 girls squad, Laika Swain played in all of Devon's matches. As a result of her performances for the Devon team, she was selected to take part in the South West trials, which took place on 17th January.

Laika, who is the daughter of former Sidmouth player Eddie Swain, plays at tight head prop. Following the trails, she has been selected for the South West squad to play against Canada later in the season.