The Ireland Women’s Sevens squad travelled to Japan earlier this week and will take part in the uncapped Hokkaido Governor’s Cup this weekend.
Ireland are drawn in a pool with Canada, Australia and Japan. The tournament will give the squad valuable competition ahead of this season’s HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series which gets underway in Colorado, USA on October 20-21. The full series calendar can be viewed here.
IRELAND WOMEN’S SEVENS Squad (2018 Hokkaido Governor’s Cup, Hokkaido Barbarians Rugby Club, Jozankei, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, September 22-24):
Niamh Byrne (Railway Union/Leinster)
Claire Boles (Railway Union/Leinster)
Megan Burns (Tullamore/Leinster)
Stacey Flood (Railway Union/Leinster)
Katie Heffernan (Railway Union/Mullingar (dual status)/Leinster)
Katie Fitzhenry (Blackrock/Leinster)
Brittany Hogan (Cooke/Ulster)
Anna McGann (UCD/Leinster)
Lucy Mulhall (Rathdrum) (capt)
Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe (Railway Union/Munster)
Deirbhile Nic a Bhaird (UL Bohemians/Munster)
Molly Scuffil-McCabe (Westmanstown/Leinster)
The Ireland Sevens jerseys are available to buy online here from Elverys Intersport, official sports retailer of the IRFU.