Donegal-woman Stapleton gives a lot of experience to the Ireland squad.
She won the Grand Slam in 2013 and picked up her second Six Nations medal in 2015. Nora also wore the number 10 jersey when Ireland defeated the All Blacks at the 2014 World Cup.
She attended UCD and plays her club rugby for Old Belvedere RFC whom she has helped to league success in recent seasons.
Nora works as Women’s Rugby Development Executive with the IRFU and has played a key role in promoting the women’s game in Ireland.
Before taking up rugby, Nora played GAA with Donegal and won the All-Ireland Intermediate Football Championship with them in 2010.
|DOB||5th Jul 1983|
|Height||1.70 m (5' 7")|
|Weight||68 kg (10 st 10 lb)|
|Honours||Grand Slam 2013, Six Nations 2015|