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Two Limerick club girls included in Ireland Women’s Sevens

LIMERICK club players Aoife Doyle of Shannon RFC and Louise Galvin of UL Bohemian are included in the Ireland Women’s 7s squad for the final round of the 2018/19 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Biarritz this weekend.
The 12-woman side sees Stacey Flood return to action having missed out on the past three legs of the World Series due to injury. Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe again captains the side. The Tipperary woman is in the running for top-try scorer on this season’s World Series. She currently sits top of the try-scoring table with 31 tries after five rounds.
Ireland are in Pool B with Australia, Canada and Spain, with the Aussies up first on Saturday.
The next tournament for Ireland is the first leg of the Rugby Europe Grand Prix, which takes place in Marcoussis in France on the 29th and 30th June and that is followed by the Rugby Europe Olympic Repechage on the 13th and 14th July in Kazan, Russia, where the winners will secure a place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The final tournament of the season is the second leg of the Grand Prix which is in Kharkiv in the Ukraine on the 20th and 21st July.
Ireland Women’s 7s Squad for Biarritz 7s, Stade Aguiléra, Biarritz – 15th – 16th June 2019
Kathy Baker (Blackrock College/Leinster)
Claire Boles (Railway Union/Ulster)
Megan Burns (Tullamore/Leinster)
Aoife Doyle (Shannon/Railway Union/Munster)
Stacey Flood (Railway Union/Leinster)
Louise Galvin (UL Bohemian/Munster)
Eve Higgins (Railway Union/Leinster)
Brittany Hogan (Railway Union/Ulster)
Emily Lane (Mallow/Munster)
Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe (Railway Union/Munster) Captain
Deirbhile Nic a Bhaird (Old Belvedere/Munster)
Hannah Tyrrell (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series – Biarritz 7s – Ireland Fixtures
Pool B – Day 1
Saturday 15th June 2019
Ireland v Australia – 12:52pm (local time)/11:52am (Irish time)
Ireland v Canada – 3.14pm (local time)/2.14pm (Irish time)
Ireland v Spain – 5:58pm (local time)/4:58am – Sunday (Irish time)
Day 2
Sunday 16th June 2019
Play-Offs
The games will be streamed live in the World Rugby Sevens Online Channels:
• YouTube: WorldRugby7s
• Twitter: WorldRugby7s
• Facebook: WorldRugby7s

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