February 25, 2019

Get To Know The Irish Rugby 7s Players

As Official Title Sponsor of the Irish Rugby Sevens men’s and women’s teams, everyone at Intersport Elverys is delighted that both teams are competing in the World Rugby Sevens Series for the first time. This is a huge boost to the sport in Ireland, with both team competing on the world stage against the best teams on a consistent basis. Over the next few months, we’ll be doing a Get To Know The Players series of blogs, to give you the supporter a more in-depth at the players. This week we have Lucy Mulhall, Jack Kelly and Stacey Flood. Check it out below:

Lucy Mulhall

Your Position?

Out Half.

Your Club?

Rathdrum RFC.

Favourite pre-match meal?

Porridge.

Three things you always have in your fridge?

Milk, yogurt and chocolate.

Who was your favourite player growing up?

Brian O’Driscoll.

What’s the best away ground you’ve played at?

AT&T Park, San Francisco.

What is your favourite rugby memory?

Beating England in the 2018 Rugby 7’s World Cup.

What’s your favourite past-time outside of rugby?

Going for food with friends.

Who’s the best player you’ve played against and why?

Camille Grassineau.

Who’s the dressing room joker and why?

Anna Doyle, she’s intentionally funny and wears crocs.

What’s your favourite music?

Bon Iver.

What’s your favourite TV Programme?

The Great British Bake Off.

Would you prefer a night in or night out?

Night out followed by night in.

What’s the best sporting advice you’ve ever got?

Never leave any stone un-turned in your preparation and training.

Jack Kelly

Your Position?

Forward.

Your Club?

Trinity (DUFC).

Favourite pre-match meal?

Pasta and meatballs.

Three things you always have in your fridge?

Chorizo, eggs and turkey bacon.

Who was your favourite player growing up?

Isa Nacewa.

What’s the best away ground you’ve played at?

Twickenham.

What is your favourite rugby memory?

Winning the junior cup in school.

What’s your favourite past-time outside of rugby?

Swimming in the sea.

Who’s the best player you’ve played against and why?

Jerry Tuwai.

Who’s the dressing room joker and why?

Jordan Conroy, he’s a Duracell Bunny.

What’s your favourite music?

Rock.

What’s your favourite TV Programme?

Rick and Morty.

Would you prefer a night in or night out?

Out.

What’s the best sporting advice you’ve ever got?

Play moment to moment and the game will look after itself.

Stacey Flood

Your Position?

Scrum Half.

Your Club?

Railway Union FRC.

Favourite pre-match meal?

Weetabix and banana.

Three things you always have in your fridge?

Milk, chicken and veg.

Who was your favourite player growing up?

Johnny Sexton.

What’s the best away ground you’ve played at?

AT&T Park, San Fran.

What is your favourite rugby memory?

Playing at the World Cup 7s in San Fran.

What’s your favourite past-time outside of rugby?

Gaelic Football.

Who’s the best player you’ve played against and why?

Patricia Garcia – Spain.

Who’s the dressing room joker and why?

Brittany Hogan – always dancing.

What’s your favourite music?

Rap.

What’s your favourite TV Programme?

Friends/Power.

Would you prefer a night in or night out?

Night out after a tournament.

What’s the best sporting advice you’ve ever got?

Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.

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