13 Dec, 09:33
IT, Tralee and Munster Rugby recently launched their collaborative partnership which will see both organisations developing a closer relationship over the next year.
Christine started playing rugby in 2001 with Highfield RFC and after playing a few different positions in the pack she settled into the role of hooker and picked up her first Munster cap in 2006.
Getting to know Christine Fanning
Name: Christine Fanning
Favourite Food: Italian
Book you are currently reading or have just finished: Look Magazine (I don’t read!!!!!)
Favourite TV programme: Come dine with me
Favourite Film: Shawshank Redemption
Favourite Actor/Actress: Russell Crow
Most enjoyable holiday location: Galway
Marooned on a desert island what could you not be without: Mobile Phone
Favourite sport other than rugby: Athletics
The sport you least like: Soccer
Person you would most like to meet: Bill Clinton
Sportsperson you admire most: Sonia O’Sullivan
Hobbies: Tag Rugby, Walking
Where and when did you first play rugby: Highfield, 2001
Best career advice you were given: Believe in yourself!!!!!!
What you like most/least about being a rugby player: No weekends off
Other sports that you played: Camogie, Volleyball, Football, Soccer
Best rugby memory: Munster beating Biarritz to win their first Heineken Cup
Rugby Player you admire most: David Wallace
Rugby team you admire most: All Blacks
Sporting event you would most like to attend: Olympics
If you didn't play rugby what would you do: I would be involved in sport at some level, but not sure what.
Ireland's Pool B Women’s Rugby World Cup Fixtures:
England Women V Ireland Women, Surrey, Friday August 20th, 18:30 (Sky Sports 2)
USA Women V Ireland Women, Surrey, Tuesday, August 24th, 16:30
Ireland Women V Kazakhstan, Surrey, Saturday, August 28th, 16:30