Rathdrum Ladies rugby team travelled to Seapoint Rugby Club earlier this month to compete in a Sevens blitz. It was their first time to play Sevens and their first rugby venture of the new rugby season…

Front row: Theila Cashman (Rathdrum Cancer Support Group) Grainne O’Kelly (Rathdrum Ladies Captain), Bill Porter (Rathdrum Cancer Support Group), Pam Maher, Stephanie Rattray, John McDonald (Rathdrum Cancer Support Group)

Back row: Lesley Kinane, Jess Rowden, Emily Ryan, Neil Short (Rathdrum Ladies Coach)

The Drumettes played several games to get to the final against Kilkenny which they won 17-10 in a tough and fast game. Well done to player of the day Jess Rowden who was outstanding throughout and the girls were delighted with this win and it has set a high standard for the coming season.

A cheque for €;500 euro was presented to a very worthy cause – Rathdrum Cancer Support group.

Rathdrum Ladies: Grainne O’Kelly, Pam Maher, Stephanie Rattray, Edwina Sayer, Jessica Rowden, Amy O’Neill, Lesley Kinane, Emily Ryan.