11 August 2023

~2 minutes read

Vodafone Women’s Interprovincials Preview – Connacht v Leinster

Share story:
Vodafone Women’s Interprovincials Preview – Connacht v Leinster

Connacht has named their match day squad to face Leinster in the Vodafone Women’s Interprovincials tomorrow afternoon with Head Coach Lyndon Jones going for a young exciting team.

Nicole Fowley will captain the side for the first time, the Sligo native is partnered by Aoibheann Reilly in the half back line.

Karly Tierney, Ivana Kiripati, Laoise McGonagle, Clara Barrett and Kayla Waldron who all recently travelled with the Irish U20 squad to Italy have returned and been named in the match day 23.

The front row sees Lily Brady on either side Grainne O’Loughlin and Shannon Heapes. In the second row, Sonia McDermott is alongside Eva McCormack while Orla Fenton starts in the back row with Tierney and Kiripati.

Joining McGonagle in the back three is Ava Ryder and Meabh Deely while our centre partnership sees Shannon Touhey beside Barrett.

Saturday 12th August, 17:15 Irish time @ The Sportsground


15. Meabh Deely 
14. Ava Ryder
13. Clara Barrett
12. Shannon Touhey
11. Laoise McGonagle
10. Nicole Fowley (C)
9. Aoibheann Reilly
1. Grainne O’Loughlin
2. Lily Brady
3. Shannon Heapes
4. Sonia McDermott
5. Eva McCormack
6. Orla Fenton
7. Karly Tierney
8. Ivana Kiripati

16. Stacy Hanley
17. Niamh O’Grady
18. Dearbhla Canty
19. Mollie Starr
20. Beibhinn Parson
21. Olivia Haverty
22. Kayla Waldron
23. Orla Dixon

Ahead of the game, William Davies has been speaking to Connacht Head Coach Lyndon Jones.

Share story:

Galway GAA Fixtures - UPDATED

Wed 27 Sep Under 12 Roinn 2 Cup, Venue: New Inn, (Quarter Final 1), Sarsfields V Mullagh/Kiltormer 18:30, Ref: David Cunningham   Thu 28 Sep Senior F...

Galway Cyclist breaks Mizen to Malin record

Karen Cassidy of Galway Tri Club and the Galway Baybes completed the 568km journey from Mizen Head to Malin in less than 24 hours on Monday and Tuesday. T...

Galway Athletics Report

Galway Cross Country Championships The first day of the Galway Cross Country championships for 2023 was held at Galway Racecourse in Ballybrit last Saturd...

IRFU, GAA and FAI unite to launch "Respect Our Games" initiative

Individuals who have a positive experience of sport can, and often do, remain within the game throughout their lives. Respect for players, officials and v...