Five Clare women have been included in an extended 39-woman squad ahead of the Senior Women Interprovincial Championships which take place in August and September.
Kilmaley’s Eilish Cahill and Ennis trio Aoife Corey, Alana McInerney, Chisom Ugweru all of whom are members of Ennis RFC have made the squad alongside Kilkishen’s Clodagh O’Halloran who plays for UL Bohs.
The Munster Rugby Senior Women’s Head Coach for the campaign is Old Crescent and Crescent College Comprehensive coach Matt Brown who previously coached the province’s female U18 side.
Former Ireland captain and current UL Bohs Women’s Head Coach Niamh Briggs is the Backs Coach with ex-Munster prop Mike Storey assuming the position of Forwards Coach. They are joined by technical coach Willie Shubart and team manager Sara Hartigan.
Members of the Ireland’s women’s squad will not be available for selection ahead of their World Cup qualifiers. The Senior Women’s Interprovincial Championship will take place on three successive weekends – August 28th, September 4th and September 11th.
A finalised squad will be confirmed in the coming weeks.