Two Enniscorthy girls selected for Ireland U-18s

Aoife Wafer and Katie Whelan, both from Enniscorthy RFC, have been selected for the Ireland Under-18 Women’s XV squad, to travel to Scotland for training at the weekend.

24 players will travel to Inverness in Scotland for a unique training weekend with the Scottish Under-18 side. The weekend will be a mix of education workshops and training which will culminate with a training game against Scotland U-18 on Sunday.

They were selected from a larger group of 36, who have had back to back training weekend at the IRFU High-performance centre for the past two weekends.

Ireland Under 18 Women’s XV Squad
Mya Alcorn (Letterkenny/ Ulster)*
Kaitlin Bourke (Ballina/ Connacht)
Ciara Brennan (Wicklow/Leinster)
Hannah Coen (Creggs/Connacht)
Courtney Duhig (St Mary’s/ Munster)
Marlise Flynn (Carrick On Suir/ Munster)
Eileen Gleeson (Nenagh Ormonde/Munster
Nina Hjalmer (Dundalk/ Leinster)
Ava Jenkins (Wicklow/ Leinster)
Hannah Johnston (Sligo/ Connacht)
Erin King (Naas/ Leinster)
Vicky Elms Kinlan (Wicklow/ Leinster)
Ivana Kiripati (Buccaneers/ Connacht)
Toni Macartney (Larne/ Ulster)
Nina McVann (Ballina/ Connacht)
Caoimhe O’Callaghan (Dundalk/ Leinster)*
Faith Oviawe (Buccaneers/ Connacht)
Taryn Schutzler (Donaghadee/ Ulster)
Sarah Shrestha (Dungannon/ Ulster)
Chisom Uguwera (Ennis/ Munster)*
Aoife Wafer (Enniscorthy/ Leinster)
Megan Walsh (Connemara/ Connacht)
Katie Whelan (Enniscorthy/ Leinster)
Dara Yore (North Meath/ Leinster)

Ireland Under-18 XV Staff
Brian McLearn – Head Coach
Niall Neville – Assistant Coach
Alice O’Callaghan – Team Manager
Niamh Connolly – Physio
Beth Smith – Strength and Conditioning Coach
Eimear Flannery – Programme Manager

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