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RWC7s Countdown: Getting To Know Laura O’Mahony

27th June 2013 By Munster Rugby

RWC7s Countdown: Getting To Know Laura O’Mahony

In the build-up to the Ireland Women’s involvement in the Rugby World Cup Sevens this weekend in Moscow we feature our Munster representatives Jeannette Feighery and Laura O’Mahony.

In the first part of our series we featured Jeannette Feighery here and now we catch up with Tralee's Laura O'Mahony.

Getting to know Laura O’Mahony

DOB: 20/06/1987

Birthplace: Kerry

Height: 5'2

Position: Centre

Honours: Munster Interprovincial Championship 2012; Ireland 7s

Club: Tralee

Favourite Food: Steak

Book you are currently reading or have just finished: The Hunger games

Favourite TV programme: A League of their Own

Favourite Film: Shawshank Redemption

Favourite Actor/Actress: Morgan Freeman

Most enjoyable holiday location: New Zealand

Marooned on a desert island what could you not be without: Food, water, phone

Favourite sport other than rugby: Football, judo

Sportsperson you admire most: Katie Taylor

Hobbies: Reading, socialising and jigsaw making

Where and when did you first play rugby: Tralee

Biggest influence on career: Parents

Best career advice you were given: You won't get anywhere with out hard work and self belief

What you like most/least about being a rugby player: Making great friends/ being cold and wet!!!!

Other sports that you played: Football, judo, athletics, basketball, swimming

Best rugby memory: Selection for World Cup

Rugby player you admire most: Lynne Cantwell, Paul O'Connell

Rugby team you admire most: Munster

Sporting event you would most like to attend: Olympics


Ireland Women's Rugby World Cup Sevens Fixtures:

Saturday, June 29 – Pool B
South Africa v Ireland, Gorodok Stadium, 10.06am local time/7.06am Irish time
Australia v Ireland, Gorodok Stadium, 12.40pm local time/9.40am Irish time
China v Ireland, Luzhniki Stadium, 3.58pm local time/12.58pm Irish time
Sunday, June 30 – Play-Offs



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