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Mallow Girls Rugby News

By Michael Sweeney

Mallow RFC U16 and U18's host Ennis RFC

Mallow U16 and U18's host Ennis

Mallow’s girls under 16s and 18s welcomed Ennis to the club on St. Josephs road last Saturday and enjoyed opportunity to test themselves against formidable opposition. The games featured some excellent carries by a variety of players and the scrums were cohesive following some intense practices on the facet of the game over the last few weeks. Ian Vaughan, girls rugby coordinator with Mallow RFC, was impressed by the commitment of the players and identified a number of areas to work on in upcoming practices before the girls next games.

St. Mary’s Secondary school Transition Year Rugby Program update

St. Mary’s secondary school and the support of Mallow RFC and Munster rugby completed the first phase of this season’s “North Cork primary schools 'Girls fun rugby' programme”. The TY coaches delivered coaching sessions to first year girls in their own school as well as to girls in 2nd to 6th classes in the nearby Convent primary school. Subsequently the TY coaches delivered 3 blitzes for all the girls that participating in the programme from these two schools. In all, it’s estimated that over 300 girls received coaching to enable them to play non-contact tag rugby over this initial phase of this year’s programme and participate in the blitzes.

Practices schedules

Mallow rugby club has a minis girls section (under 8, 10 and 12) that practices from 10 to 11am in Mallow town park on Saturdays, as well as under 14, 16 and 18 girls teams (practices on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7 to 8.30 PM in the town park. New girls are always welcome and no sports experience is necessary and coaches ensure that all the girls learn rugby skills and participate in non-contact and contact games based on individual girls interests and abilities. For more information on the girls rugby programme, please contact the club’s girls rugby coordinator Ian Vaughan at 0862510504 or

Updated 08:10 - 27 Nov 2018 by Michael Sweeney

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