Opponents named for Ireland Test Series

Opponents named for Ireland Test Series

  • Apr 20,2016
Ireland’s opponents for an upcoming series of Senior Women’s fundraisers has been named. 

A squad of Sport Changes Life Victory Scholars will take on the Ireland Senior Women in three games over two weekends as follows:

Saturday April 23rd
Ireland vs Sport Changes Life Victory Scholars, Carroll Arena, Greendale, 18:00

Saturday April 30th
Ireland vs Sport Changes Life Victory Scholars, Our Lady of Mercy Secondary School, Waterford, 18:00

Sunday May 1st
Ireland vs Sport Changes Life Victory Scholars, Parochial Hall Cork, 14:00

Tickets are available on the door for €5/€2 and donations are also welcome.

Women’s Premier League All-Star Jazmen Boone and Katie Fox are part of the 2016 InterVarsity winning WIT side who were also named South East Sports Stars of the Month for March. Emily Leer and Meghan McGuinness were part of the Trinity College Dublin side that were beaten by WIT. All four players reached the Hula Hoops National Cup Semi-finals as well as the playoffs of the Basketball Ireland Women’s Premier League. 

Sarah Benedetti had an exceptional season with UL Huskies while Lilian McCabe and Maritta Gilcrease shone in Women’s Division One. 

Emily Leer (Trinity College Dublin/Meteors)
Undergraduate College: Villanova University

Meghan McGuinness (Trinity College Dublin/Meteors)
Undergraduate College: Niagara University

Katie Fox (Waterford IT/Maxol WIT Wildcats)
Undergraduate College:St. Francis College

Jazmen Boone (Waterford IT/Maxol WIT Wildcats)
Undergraduate College:The College of William and Mary 

Sarah Benedetti (University of Limerick/UL Huskies)
Undergraduate College:St. Francis College

Lilian McCabe (IT Carlow/ITC Basketball)
Undergraduate College: Davidson College

Marritta Gilcrease (National University of Ireland Galway/NUIG Mystics)
Undergraduate College: Rider University

Clare Sullivan (Ulster University/ Ulster Elks)
Undergraduate College: College of Holy Cross

Kelly Fraser (Ulster University/Ulster Elks)
Undergraduate College: College of Mount Saint Vincent

Kelly Tyner (University of Limerick/Limerick Celtics)
Undergraduate College: Western Illinois University

Coach: Patrick O'Neill
CEO: Gareth Maguire
Victory Scholar Coordinator: Aimee Shiels
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