Opening day win for Skins Women

Enniskillen 57 City of Derry 10 Enniskillen’s women’s team was the third match in a triple header at Mullaghmeen on Saturday. After the two men’s teams had played and beaten City of Derry it was then the women’s turn as they got their 2023/24 season underway. It took only five minutes to open the season’s […]

Messages of support for Dane after brain haemorrhage

Ireland scrum-half Kathryn Dane has revealed on social media that she suffered a brain haemorrhage three months ago at training. The 26 year-old Enniskillen woman said in her post; “Luckily the IRFU medical team were close at hand to respond immediately and get me the care I needed.” Dane won 23 Ireland caps since she […]

Enniskillen duo make McWilliams’ 43-player squad

Enniskillen players Sophie Barrett and India Daley have been called into a 43-player squad for the inaugural Celtic Challenge competition. Ireland Head Coach Greg McWilliams named his Combined Provinces squad on Monday. Eighteen year-old Barrett said she wasn’t expecting the call-up; “It’s really good to get picked for it, it’s high-level rugby, so it’ll be […]

SIX NATIONS: Dane to start against Italy

Ireland Head Coach Greg McWilliams has made four changes to his starting fifteen to play Italy in the Women’s Six Nations on Sunday.  Enniskillen’s Kathryn Dane, Beibhinn Parsons, Christy Haney and Hannah O’Connor will all start while 19-year-old back row Aoife Wafer is in line for her Ireland debut off the bench. Dane comes in at scrum-half to partner […]

Dane wants to keep momentum going for Qualifiers

The  Six Nations campaign finished with a win at the weekend for scrum-half Kathryn Dane and her Ireland team-mates. A 25-5 victory over Italy secured Ireland third place in the competition after England ran out overall winners following their victory over France.   On Monday afternoon, Dane was feeling the effects of a busy few […]

Women’s rugby on the up after Irish success

Fresh from defeating the Black Ferns the Irish women’s rugby team stand just two games away from lifting the World Cup for the very first time and local players believe their success will only develop the game in Fermanagh.