Dolphin’s Niamh Crotty is one of five players who played in the 2023 Rugby Europe U18 7’s Championship, to be named in this season’s squad, the tournament taking place in Strasbourg this weekend.

A further three of last season’s squad will be on duty in the Women’s U20 Summer series in Parma, including Lucia Linn and Hannah Clarke.

Ireland U-18 Girls 7s Squad

  1. Ava Usanova (Clontarf FC/Leinster)
    2. Caitriona Finn (Ballina-Killaloe RFC/UL/Munster)
    3. Niamh Crotty (Dolphin/Munster)
    4. Síofra Hession (Creggs RFC/Connacht)
    5. Jemima Adams Verling (Creggs RFC/Connacht)
    6. Lyndsay Clarke (Ennis RFC/Munster)
    7. Grace Kingston (Bantry Bay RFC/Munster)
    8. Erin McConalogue (Inishowen RFC/Ulster)
    9. Mary McDonagh (Newman College/IQ Rugby)
    10. Emily Foley (Ballina RFC/Connacht)
    11. Clara Dunne (Wicklow RFC/Leinster)
    12. Emma Brogan (Navan RFC/Leinster)


Saturday, July 6th

France v Ireland U18 Girls, 10:44 local time/09:44 Irish time
Belgium v Ireland U18 Girls, 14:34 local time/13:34 Irish time
Ireland U18 Girls v Czechia, 17:18 local time/16:18 Irish time

July 7th

Ireland U18 Girls v Poland, 10:44 local time/09:44 Irish time
Spain v Ireland U18 Girls, 13:06 local time/12:06 Irish time
Ireland U18 Girls v Portugal, 15:50 local time/14:50 Irish time