Head Coach Aiden McNulty has named a 13-player Eire Girls’s Sevens squad for the return of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Collection in Langford this weekend.

The Eire squad arrived in Canada on Sunday night forward of the fifth leg of the 2022 Girls’s Collection, which takes place on Saturday thirtieth April and Sunday 1st Might.

McNulty has been capable of retain consistency in choice from January’s historic silver medal-winning efficiency in Seville, because the group bid to construct additional and end the World Collection with robust showings in Langford and subsequent month in Toulouse.

Lucy Mulhall as soon as once more captains Eire this weekend, with the likes of Stacey Flood, Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe, Eve Higgins and Beibhinn Parsons all included. There may be one uncapped participant within the squad as Vicky Elmes Kinlan is rewarded for her spectacular performances throughout a current coaching camp in France.

Langford marks the beginning of an necessary interval for the Eire squad, with the conclusion of the World Collection adopted by the beginning of the Rugby Europe Championship – the primary staging publish on the journey to Paris 2024 Olympic qualification – and a standalone Rugby World Cup Sevens Qualifying Event in July.

McNulty’s facet open their Langford marketing campaign in opposition to Japan on Saturday on the Starlight Stadium (10.36am native time/6.36pm Irish time) earlier than additional Pool B clashes in opposition to Brazil (1.40pm native time/9.40pm Irish time) and France (5.05pm native time/1.05am Irish time).

Commenting forward of the event, the Eire Head Coach stated: “It has been an thrilling time constructing in direction of the subsequent leg of the World Collection in Langford. We’ve set our sights on producing one other robust efficiency off the again of Seville nevertheless we’re going to need to proceed to develop our sport if we’re going to go one higher and win Gold.

“I’m assured that the group chosen will characterize our squad’s values and put within the degree of efficiency we might be pleased with. It’s a particular journey as we will be awarding a primary cap to Vicky Elmes Kinlan who has been excellent in coaching and at our current camp in Soustons. We’re very a lot excited to get again on the pitch this weekend and proceed our journey to turn into a world-class profitable crew.”

You may watch all of the motion from Canada on the World Rugby Stream.

IRELAND WOMEN’S SEVENS Squad (HSBC Canada Sevens, Starlight Stadium, Langford, April/Might 2022):

Claire Boles (Railway Union RFC)
Megan Burns (Blackrock Faculty RFC)
Vicky Elmes Kinlan (Wicklow RFC)*
Kate Farrell McCabe (Suttonians RFC)
Stacey Flood (Railway Union RFC)
Katie Heffernan (Mullingar RFC/Railway Union RFC)
Eve Higgins (Railway Union RFC)
Brittany Hogan (Ballynahinch RFC/Previous Belvedere RFC)
Erin King (Previous Belvedere RFC)
Emily Lane (Blackrock Faculty RFC)
Lucy Mulhall (Rathdrum RFC)(capt)
Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe (Railway Union RFC)
Béibhinn Parsons (Blackrock Faculty RFC).

IRELAND WOMEN’S SEVENS Schedule (HSBC Canada Sevens, Starlight Stadium, Langford, April/Might 2022):

Saturday thirtieth April:

Pool B:

  • Eire v Japan, 10.36am native time/6.36pm Irish time
  • Eire v Brazil, 1.40pm native time/9.40pm Irish time
  • Eire v France, 5.05pm native time/1.05am Irish time.


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