Thursday 19 January 2017

Historic mini girls day a great success

Published 22/01/2016 | 02:30

The girls beside the touchline
The girls beside the touchline
The girls received coaching from senior Munster Rugby staff

On the all-weather pitch beside Thomond Park, over 60 girls from across the province came together for the first Mini Girls day.

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The groups were divided into U-10s and U-12s coordinated by Munster Rugby staff Amanda Greensmith, Kenneth McNamara and Euan Gee as well as Munster Senior Women's star Dheirbhile Nic A Bhaird, who put them through their paces throughout the day.

The focus of the day was fun and included small-sided games concentrating on catch pass, evasion and decision making. The girls then took part in a blitz.

There will be another mini girls day in February and if your club wishes to participate please contact Women's Development Officer Amanda Greensmith amandagreensmith@munsterrugby.ie

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