National School Women's Rugby World Cup Blitz

07 March 2017

National School Women's Rugby World Cup Blitz

Connacht Rugby Women’s Development Officer Wendy Hickey will be co-ordinating a Women’s Rugby World Cup for three Connacht national schools tomorrow.

The event will take place in Astrobay in Galway with fellow Connacht Development staff Matt Henderson and Lyndon Jones also involved.

Up to 80 fifth and sixth class pupils from Scoil Íde NS, Kiltartan NS and Tierneevin NS will be taking part as the Development Department continue to promote girls’ rugby and the upcoming Women's Rugby World Cup.

This is the first in a series of five blitzes that will be taking place which will culminate with a Women's Rugby World Cup blitz with the other events taking place in Castlebar, Sligo, Creggs and Carrick-on-Shannon. 

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