Monthly Archives: March 2014

Fiona Coughlan: Sportswoman of the Year


2013 is a year that none of us will ever forget and it has put Women’s Rugby on the map. Whilst you always dream about winning trophies, the reality of it makes all the hard work worthwhile and makes you want to strive for further success. However we do realise that success at this level comes down to small margins and never was this more evident than in our first game of the 2013 Championship versus Wales. We were losing with 5 minutes to go, a try saving tackle from Ali d Miller and possibly our best build-up play in the Championship produced a match winning try from “National Treasure” Gill Bourke. That was probably one of the most defining moments of the Championship.

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