December 10, 2019

Get To Know The Irish Rugby 7s Players

As Official Title Sponsor of the Irish Rugby Sevens mens and womens teams, everyone at Intersport Elverys is delighted that both teams will be 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 will be featuring Jordan Conroy, Katie Fitzhenry and Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe. Check it out below:

Jordan Conroy

Your Position?

Winger – fast guy.

Your Club?

Buccaneers.

Favourite pre-match meal?

Breakfast.

Three things you always have in your fridge?

Pizza, cheese and milk.

Who was your favourite player growing up?

Bryan Habana.

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

Twickenham.

What is your favourite rugby memory?

Coming 3rd in the London 7’s and qualifying for the World Series.

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

Playing my PlayStation non-stop.

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

Dan Norton because of his experience in the 7s game.

Who’s the dressing room joker and why?

Hugo Lennox.

What’s your favourite music?

Hip Hop / Rap / Trad Music / House / Grime.

What’s your favourite TV Programme?

Breaking Bad / Ben 10 / Once Piece.

Would you prefer a night in or night out?

A night out, obviously.

Katie Fitzhenry

Your Position?

Forward.

Your Club?

Blackrock.

Favourite pre-match meal?

Pancakes.

Three things you always have in your fridge?

Eggs, apples and OJ.

Who was your favourite player growing up?

Gordon D’Arcy.

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

Sydney.

What is your favourite rugby memory?

Women’s Sevens World Series Qualification.

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

Hurling.

Who’s the dressing room joker and why?

Eve ‘Ego’ Higgins.

What’s your favourite music?

Anything.

What’s your favourite TV Programme?

Friends.

Would you prefer a night in or night out?

Night in.

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

Never give up.

Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe

Your Position?

Wing.

Your Club?

Railway Union RFC.

Favourite pre-match meal?

Porridge and scrambled eggs and toast.

Three things you always have in your fridge?

Milk, eggs and chocolate.

Who was your favourite player growing up?

Cesc Fabregas.

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

Allianz Stadium Sydney.

What is your favourite rugby memory?

Becoming top try scorer and making dream team for the World Rugby Sevens Series (18/19).

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

Going for brunch.

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

Michaela Blyde.

Who’s the dressing room joker and why?

Eve Higgins.

What’s your favourite music?

Anything.

What’s your favourite TV Programme?

Pretty Little Liars.

Would you prefer a night in or night out?

Night in.

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

Never give up.

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