Gorey’s Kate Farrell selected for Ireland U-18’s

Gorey RFC’s, Kate Farrell, is one of twelve players, named in Ireland’s Under 18 Women’s Sevens squad, to compete, at this weekend’s Women’s Home Nations Sevens, in Swansea.

The Irish team, coached by Ben Martin and Katie Fitzhenry, will play against Wales, Scotland and England.

This is the tournament’s second year, with the Irish side coming out on top last year.

This weekend forms part of the Ireland team’s preparations for the Rugby Europe U-18 Women’s Sevens Championship in Jarcoin, Poland which takes place August 31 and September 1.

They have been drawn in Pool C with Scotland, Latvia and Georgia.


Grace Browne Moran (Westport/Connacht)
Beibhinn Parsons (Ballinasloe/Connacht)
Ava Ryder (Westport/Connacht)
Ivana Kiripati (Buccaneers/Connacht)
Kate Farrell McCabe (Gorey/Leinster)
Caoimhe O’Callaghan (Dundalk/Leinster)
Amanda McQuade (Virginia/Ulster)
Mya Alcorn (Letterkenny/Ulster)
Lucy Turkington (Dungannon/Ulster)
Méabh McElligott (Listowell/Munster)
Marlise Flynn (Carrick-on-Suir/Munster)
Chisom Ugwueru (Ennis/Munster)

2019 Home Nations Tournament – Ireland Fixtures:

Saturday, August 17 

Ireland v Scotland, Swansea University, 10.20am
Ireland v England, Swansea University, 12.50pm
Ireland v Wales, Swansea University, 3.30pm

Sunday, August 18

1st v 4th, Swansea University, 9.30am
3rd v 2nd, Swansea University, 9.50am
LG1 v LG2, Swansea University, 11.30am
WG1 v WG2, Swansea University, 11.50am

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