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  • Ashleigh Baxter

    Ashleigh Baxter

    DoB1991-12-21 Birthplace Height1.65 m (5' 5") Weight62 kg (9 st 10 lb) PositionFull Back

    Ashleigh was a member of the Ireland Women's Squad that won a historic Grand Slam in 2013. She was also a member of the original Women's Sevens Squad that earned qualification for the World Series, impressing with her speed and skill.

    Ashliegh came through Cooke RFC and the Ulster Rugby Women's Development programme. She is currently studying Aerospace Engineering in Queens.

    Ashleigh Baxter
  • Nikki Caughey

    Nikki Caughey

    DoB1992-09-02 Birthplace Height1.72 m (5' 8") Weight71 kg (11 st 2 lb) PositionCentre

    Nikki hails from Belfast and has been capped at XV and Sevens for Ireland. She plays her club rugby with Belfast Harlequins and was also a member of the Northern Ireland U19 Netball squad.

    Nikki Caughey
  • Eimear Considine

    Eimear Considine

    DoB1991-05-08 BirthplaceKilmihill Height1.75 m (5' 9") Weight70 kg (11 st 0 lb) PositionBack

    Eimear is a qualified PE and Irish Teacher having attended University of Limerick.

    Eimear previously played football with Clare, winning an All Ireland Intermediate title in 2009 and getting an All Star nomination.

    She was on the Division 2 and 3 Clare sides that won the league and All Ireland Junior  Club champion in 2009.

    Eimear Considine
  • Nicole Cronin

    Nicole Cronin

    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.

    Nicole Cronin
  • Aoife Doyle

    Aoife Doyle

    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.

    Aoife Doyle
  • Katie Fitzhenry

    Katie Fitzhenry

    DoB1989-04-23 BirthplaceWexford Height1.69 m (5' 7") Weight68 kg (10 st 10 lb) PositionHooker

    Katie is a full time member of the Ireland Women's Sevens squad. She plays her club rugby for Blackrock College RFC.

    She was part of the Leinster Women's teams that won the Interprovincial title in 2011 and 2013 and has been capped for Ireland at XV and Sevens.

    She studied Sport and Recreation  in Waterford IT.

    Katie Fitzhenry
  • Stacey Flood

    Stacey Flood

    DoB1996-08-05 BirthplaceDublin Height1.72 m (5' 8") Weight69 kg (10 st 12 lb) PositionOut Half

    Stacey plays for Railway Union and was capped as part of the Ireland U18 Girls Sevens.

    She also won four age grade Leinster football titles with Dublin. She is studying Technology and Business in the National College of Ireland

    Stacey Flood
  • Louise Galvin

    Louise Galvin

    DoB1987-04-03 BirthplaceFinuge Height1.72 m (5' 8") Weight68 kg (10 st 10 lb) PositionCentre/Wing

    Louise is a qualified Physiotherapist and plays for UL Bohemians.

    She has won multiple Basketball All Ireland Leagues and Championships with UL Huskies and has captained Ireland at U18 and U20 level in basketball.

    Louise Galvin
  • Shannon Houston

    Shannon Houston

    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 swtich to the Sevens programme.

    A Doctor by profession, she plays her club rugby for Blackrock RFC and enjoys Skiing and weight lifting as part of her fitness programme.

    Shannon Houston
  • Lisa Jacob

    Lisa Jacob

    DoB1987-06-18 BirthplaceEnniscorthy Height1.63 m (5' 4") Weight66 kg (10 st 5 lb) PositionWing

    Lisa studied Psychology in UCD and won an incredible 139 caps for Ireland in hockey before switching to the Sevens Programme.

    She plasy club rugby for St. Mary's College RFC.

    Lisa Jacob
  • Claire Keohane

    Claire Keohane

    DoB1981-05-09 BirthplaceCork Height1.64 m (5' 5") Weight63 kg (9 st 13 lb) PositionScrum Half/OutHalf

    Claire is a qualified Physiotherapist having studied in University of Limerick.

    She was on the Munster team that won the 2012 interprovincial title and also won an All Ireland Ladies Football title with Cork in 2011.

    Claire Keohane
  • Alison Miller

    Alison Miller

    DoB1984-10-30 Birthplace Height1.68 m (5' 6") Weight70 kg (11 st 1 lb) PositionWing

    Alison plays her club rugby for Portlaoise and has represented Ireland at both XVand Sevens. She was part of the famous Women's Grand Slam team in 2013 and the squad that finished fourth in the Women' Rugby World Cup. She also helped Ireland to their second Women's 6 Nations title in 2015.

    Her electric pace has also seen her win Leinster Ladies Football title with Laois in 2007.

    Alison Miller
  • Claire Molloy

    Claire Molloy

    DoB1988-06-22 Birthplace Height1.68 m (5' 6") Weight67 kg (10 st 7 lb) PositionFlanker

    Claire was a member of the Ireland Women's team that won a historic Grand Slam title in 2013. She has won a total of 41 caps for Ireland at XVs including the recent 6 Nations title win.

    She has previously captained the Women's Sevens squad

    She plays club rugby for Bristol and proudly represents Connacht.

    Claire Molloy
  • Lucy Mulhall

    Lucy Mulhall

    DoB1993-09-29 BirthplaceWicklow Height1.62 m (5' 4") Weight65 kg (10 st 3 lb) PositionOut Half/Scrum Half

    Lucy won All Ireland Ladies Junior football title with Wicklow in 2011 and was named Junior Player and Wicklow player of the year at the same time.

    She is a student in Trinity College and plays club rugby for Rathdrum.

    Lucy Mulhall
  • Emma Murphy

    Emma Murphy

    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.

    Emma Murphy
  • Jenny Murphy

    Jenny Murphy

    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.

    Jenny Murphy
  • Amee Leigh Murphy Crowe

    Amee Leigh Murphy Crowe

    DoB1995-04-26 BirthplaceTipperary Height1.70 m (5' 7") Weight57 kg (8 st 13 lb) Position

    Aimee-Leigh plays he club rugby with St. Mary's and is studing Sports Coaching and Management.

    She has been capped at U18 and Senior level for Munster and was a member of the Ireland U18 Girls Sevens squad.

    Amee Leigh Murphy Crowe
  • Audrey O'Flynn

    Audrey O'Flynn

    DoB1987-02-20 BirthplaceCork Height1.76 m (5' 9") Weight75 kg (11 st 11 lb) PositionForward

    Audrey is a former Ireland Hockey international who notched up 120 caps in her career.

    She is also a cousin of former Munster and Ireland Second Row Mick O'Driscoll. She is a qualified Primary School Teacher.

    Audrey O'Flynn
  • Elaine Ryan

    Elaine Ryan

    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.

    Elaine Ryan
  • Hannah Tyrell

    Hannah Tyrell

    DoB1990-04-10 Birthplace Height1.80 m (5' 11") Weight67 kg (10 st 7 lb) Position

    Hannah won four caps at XVs in 2015 as part of the Women's RBS 6 Nations championship winning squad.

    She plays club rugby for Old Belvedere and has a numbber of All-Ireland GAA medals from 2010 and 2012. She is a student in UCD.

    Hannah Tyrell
  • Susan Vaughan

    Susan Vaughan

    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.

    Susan Vaughan
  • Laura Walsh

    Laura Walsh

    DoB1985-04-09 BirthplaceWestmeath Height1.75 m (5' 9") Weight69 kg (10 st 12 lb) Position

    Lauralee is a qualified PE and Science teacher.

    She played for Westmeath Ladies for 13 years and won two league titles and the All-Ireland Intermediate title in 2011. She has also won two senior Dublin Championships.

    Laura Walsh
  • Megan Williams

    Megan Williams

    DoB1987-11-03 Birthplace Height1.72 m (5' 8") Weight69 kg (10 st 12 lb) Position

    Megan Williams
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