DoB1991-12-21 Birthplace Height1.65 m (5' 5") Weight62 kg (9 st 10 lb) PositionFull Back
Ashleigh began her rugby on the Tag pitch, before joining Belfast Harlequins aged 18. She impressed in her first season with Ulster and Ireland in 2012 and featured on the right wing during the 2013 Grand Slam run, as well as playing in the Women’s Rugby World Cup Sevens in the same year.
She was also the youngest member of the Ireland squad that took part in the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup. Ashleigh plays her club rugby for Cooke RFC.
DoB1992-09-03 Birthplace Height1.72 m (5' 8") Weight71 kg (11 st 2 lb) PositionOut Half / Centre
Caughey has been involved with the Irish national side since 2012. She is a member of the Irish Sevens programme as well as playing club rugby with Railway Union, having previously played with her local club Belfast Harlequins.
Nikki is comfortable at both out-half and centre and is also known for her physicality in defence.
DoB1991-05-08 BirthplaceKilmihill Height1.74 m (5' 9") Weight70 kg (11 st 0 lb) PositionCentre
Eimear hails from Clare, where she represented her county in football and camogie for a number of years before taking up the sport of Sevens.
Eimear studied PE and Irish teaching in the University of Limerick and teaches both subjects in Dublin.
DoB1992-08-20 Birthplace Height1.55 m (5' 1") Weight53 kg (8 st 5 lb) Position
Nicole is from Limerick and has lined out for Shannon and Munster. She is also related to Leinster and Ireland hooker Sean Cronin.
Nicole also lined out for the Republic of Ireland at U17s soccer.
DoB1995-06-02 Birthplace Height1.62 m (5' 4") Weight64 kg (10 st 1 lb) PositionCentre/Wing
Aoife hails from Limerick and plays club rugby with Shannon.
Aoife been capped by Munster at U18, U19 and Senior levels. She has represented Ireland at U18 and Senior Sevens and was also capped as part of the winning Women's 6 Nations squad in 2015.
DoB1989-04-23 BirthplaceWexford Height1.65 m (5' 5") Weight69 kg (10 st 12 lb) PositionHooker
Katie has played with Ireland at in both Sevens and the 15-a-side game, having first picked up a rugby ball in secondary school. Katie was one of the founding members of the women’s team in Wexford Wanderers and now plays her club rugby with Blackrock College RFC in Dublin.
DoB1995-08-05 BirthplaceDublin Height1.72 m (5' 8") Weight70 kg (11 st 0 lb) PositionScrum Half
Dubliner Stacey began her sporting career playing Gaelic Football with Dublin side Clanna Gael and she also represented her county up to Minor level.
Stacey plays rugby with Railway Union RFC and represented Ireland Sevens at underage level before moving into the senior squad.
Her sister Kim is also a member of the Ireland Women's Sevens programme.
DoB1987-04-03 BirthplaceFinuge Height1.72 m (5' 8") Weight65 kg (10 st 3 lb) PositionCentre
Louise has excelled across a range of sports, having captained UL Huskies to multiple titles in basketball, she also captained Ireland at underage level.
Louise has also played GAA football for her home county of Kerry, winning the Munster Championship and National League as well as representing Munster at interprovincial level. Louise is a qualified physiotherapist.
DoB1980-03-17 BirthplaceVictoria Height1.70 m (5' 7") Weight69 kg (10 st 12 lb) Position
Shannon collected an impressive 32 caps at XVs for Ireland, impressing as a strong running centre before she made the switch to the Sevens programme.
Shannon was born and raised in Victoria, British Columbia and moved to Ireland to study and pursue a career in medicine.
She plays her club rugby for Blackrock RFC.
DoB1981-05-09 BirthplaceCork Height1.63 m (5' 4") Weight63 kg (9 st 13 lb) PositionScrum Half
Claire is a former Cork GAA footballer and Camogie player and has represented her county at all levels. She has also won a Club Senior Ladies All-Ireland medal with her side Inch Rovers from Cork. Claire plays her rugby with UL Bohemians and progressed from the 15-a-side game into Sevens.
A qualified physiotherapist, Claire is currently studying medicine in RCSI.
DoB1984-10-30 Birthplace Height1.68 m (5' 6") Weight70 kg (11 st 1 lb) PositionWing
Alison played for several seasons with the Ireland Women’s team before taking to the Sevens game. The winger from Laois holds a number of titles in athletics, as well as two Six Nations Championship medals.
Alison is currently a Sky Sports Athlete Mentor.
DoB1993-09-29 BirthplaceWicklow Height1.56 m (5' 1") Weight65 kg (10 st 3 lb) PositionOut Half
Lucy is the current captain of the Ireland Women’s Sevens squad and is also a talented Gaelic Footballer, having represented her native county of Wicklow where she won an All-Ireland Ladies Junior football title with them in 2011 and also plays with her university side, Trinity College, where she is a student of radiation therapy.
In August 2015, Lucy successfully led Ireland to qualification for the World Rugby Sevens Series.
DoB1995-04-27 BirthplaceDublin Height1.70 m (5' 7") Weight67 kg (10 st 7 lb) PositionFront Row
An Economics student in UCD, Emma plays her club rugby in Railway Union.
She was capped at U18 level as part of the Sevens squad that played in the UK School Games in 2012.
DoB Birthplace Height1.78 m (5' 10") Weight81 kg (12 st 10 lb) PositionWing
A hard tackling, hard running centre for Ireland at XVs level Jenny won a Grand Slam in 2013 and the 6 Nations title in 2016.
Jenny is a prop at Sevens level and has captained Ireland at Sevens level previously.
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Amee Leigh Murphy Crowe
DoB1995-04-26 BirthplaceTipperary Height1.68 m (5' 6") Weight64 kg (10 st 1 lb) PositionWinger
Amee-Leigh hails from Tipperary and has represented Munster at all levels in the 15-a-side game. She progressed into the Ireland Sevens side from the underage teams.
Amee-Leigh plays her rugby with Railway Union RFC, having started her rugby with Clanwilliam RFC in Munster.
A pacey winger, she has an eye for the try line and is currently one of the top scorers for the Women's Sevens team.
DoB1984-02-02 Birthplace Height1.66 m (5' 5") Weight63 kg (9 st 13 lb) Position
DoB1987-02-20 BirthplaceCork Height1.73 m (5' 8") Weight76 kg (11 st 13 lb) PositionForward
Audrey hails from Cork and was a successful former Irish Hockey international, representing her country 120 times and scoring 30 goals before taking up the sport of Rugby Sevens.
Audrey has come into the squad through the Talent Identification programme. Audrey splits her time between teaching and training with the Sevens side.
DoB1986-06-03 BirthplaceDublin Height1.66 m (5' 5") Weight65 kg (10 st 3 lb) PositionForward
Elaine is a qualified PE and Maths teacher.
She has been a member of the sevens squad since 2014 having come through the Talent ID screening.
DoB1990-04-10 Birthplace Height1.80 m (5' 11") Weight67 kg (10 st 7 lb) Position
A former Dublin GAA footballer and All-Ireland winner, Hannah won four caps for the Ireland Women's XVs in 2015 as part of the Women's RBS 6 Nations championship winning squad.
She plays club rugby for Old Belvedere and is a student in UCD.
DoB1990-07-24 Birthplace Height1.72 m (5' 8") Weight70 kg (11 st 0 lb) Position
Susan is a member of Railway Union RFC.
She has a BA in Law and Accounting from University of LImerick and has previously captained the Clare camogie team to their first senior Munster title.
DoB1991-08-21 BirthplaceLondon Height1.71 m (5' 7") Weight64 kg (10 st 1 lb) PositionForward