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Feighery And O’Mahony In World Cup Squad

20th June 2013 By Munster Rugby

UL Boh’s Jeanette Feighery and Tralee’s Laura O’Mahony have been named in the Ireland Women’s Rugby World Cup Sevens Squad.

UL Boh’s Jeanette Feighery and Tralee’s Laura O’Mahony have been named in the Ireland Women’s Rugby World Cup Sevens Squad.

The Munster contingent has been reduced greatly due to injuries picked up in the tournaments in Brive and Marbella, with Niamh Briggs, Ashling Hutchings, Niamh Kavanagh and Claire Keohane all ruled out.

The 12 woman squad travel to Russia next week for the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Moscow, taking place on June 29th and 30th.

Ireland are placed in pool B with Australia, China and South Africa.

Ireland Women's Sevens Squad:
1. Jenny Murphy (Old Belvedere/Leinster) *
2. Claire Molloy (Bristol/Exile) (capt) *
3. Sophie Spence (Mowden Sharks/Exile) *
4. Jeanette Feighery (UL Bohemians/Munster)
5. Larissa Muldoon (UWIC/Exile) *
6. Lynne Cantwell (Richmond/Exile) *
7. Alison Miller (Portlaoise/Connacht) *
8. Shannon Houston (Blackrock College/Leinster) *
9. Amy Davis (Blackock College/Ulster) *
10. Ashleigh Baxter (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster) *
11. Laura O'Mahony (Tralee/Munster)
12. Nicole Caughey (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster)

*Players Involed in the RBS 6 Nations Championship

Fixtures:
Saturday, June 29th (kick off times local in Moscow)
South Africa v Ireland, 10:06
Australia v Ireland, 12:40
China v Ireland, 15:58 (Big Sports Arena, Luzhniki)

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