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Laois rugby club unveil drive to get more girls involved

Portlaoise Rugby Club have launched details of their ‘Give it a “try” for Girls campaign.

The purpose of this initiative is to encourage more girls, aged between 6 and 18, to try out rugby as a sport.

Mr Philip Bradley, PRFC President said: ‘We are delighted to be launching this ‘Give it a Try for Girls’ initiative.

“Women’s rugby has continued to thrive at our club and of course we are also very proud to have the likes of international players Alison Miller and Emma Hooban, who are also former members and players of Portlaoise Rugby Club.”

Any girls aged from 6-18years interested in trying out rugby can do so by simply turning up to the Portlaoise Rugby Club in Togher, Portlaoise (R32YY89) next Tuesday, November 17.

The free session will commence at 6.45pm.

People can contact Philip Bradley on 087-2043703 with any further queries.

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.