Three Wexford girls selected for Ireland 7s this weekend

Aoife Wafer, Katie Whelan and Kate Farrell, head off to represent Ireland in Paris this weekend- photograph courtesy Gorey RFC

Three Wexford girls have been selected for the Ireland U-18 7s this weekend in Paris. Aoife Wafer and Katie Whelan both play for Enniscorthy RFC, and Kate Farrell plays for Gorey. The Irish team is made up of 12 players from all over Ireland, and for Wexford to provide 25% of the team, shows the high standard of girls rugby in the county.

Full Ireland U18 Girls 7s Squad
Grace Browne Moran (Westport/Connacht)
Beibhinn Parsons (Ballinasloe/Connacht)
Ava Ryder (Westport/Connacht)
Kate Farrell (Gorey/Leinster)
Caoimhe O’Callaghan (Dundalk/Leinster)
Aoife Wafer (Enniscorthy/Leinster)
Katie Anne O’Neill (Naas/Leinster)
Leah Reilly (Navan/Leinster)
Katie Whelan (Enniscorthy/Leinster)
Mya Alcorn (Letterkenny/Ulster)
Lucy Turkington (Dungannon/Ulster)
Méabh McElligott (Listowel/Munster)

Fixtures
NRU Thunder (Canada) v Ireland – Centre National du Rugby – Sat, 6 July, 11am (Irish time)

Ireland v Celtic Barbarians (Canada) – Centre National du Rugby – Sat, 6 July, 2.20pm (Irish time)

Ireland v AAS Sarcelles Rugby (France) – Centre National du Rugby – Sat, 6 July, 4.20pm (Irish time)

RC Feminine du Pays de Brest (France) v Ireland – Centre National du Rugby – Sun, 7 July, 10.20am (Irish time)

7 Fantastics Massy (France) v Ireland – Centre National du Rugby – Sun, 7 July, 3pm (Irish time)

*Playoff Games will also be played on Sunday evening.

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