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#WSportHour takes place on the first Tuesday of each month 9-10pm. To date we have discussed the following topics

Keeping Teenage girls engaged in sport and exercise, sponsored by Jen Murphy Sketches

Is Media Coverage of Women’s Sport getting better, sponsored by Queen B Athletics

What were your sporting highlights of 2016

How can we better promote physical literacy to help increase participation of young girls in sport, sponsored by Project Run Direction.

Will women’s rugby be the real winner of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017, sponsored by Aon Ireland.

Is it time the GAA, the Camogie Association and the Ladies Gaelic Football Association join forces, sponsored by BV Sport Ireland.

How can minority sports attain more limelight.

Our next hour is the 6th June 2017. If there is any topic you would like to discuss send us your ideas to info@sportswomen.ie

To get involved in the hour you need to have a twitter account. Input #WSportHour (note spelling) in the search twitter (top right hand corner), select latest and you will see every tweet that features the hashtag #WSportHour. We also encourage the use of the sponsors twitter handle in your tweets. If you would like to enter in the discussion type #WSportHour and whatever you have to say in your tweet ! During the hour the top tweeters will be entered into a draw for some cool prizes.

Sinead Kane

Starting in February we announced our Sportswoman of the Month sponsored by Quick Fox Marketing.

Sinead Kane, blind runner, was our Sportswoman of the Month for January, you can read her story here.

 

 

Nora Stapleton

Nora Stapleton. Irish Rugby Player, was our Sportswoman of the Month for February. Nora had a fantastic season with Ireland in the 6 nations on top of winning the Interprovincials with Leinster this year. She will now look forward to preparations for the Women’s Rugby World Cup being held in Ireland this August.

 

 

Jazmen Boone

Jazmen Boone. Basketball player with Courtyard Liffey Celtics, was our Sportswoman of the Month for March. It was a successful year for Jazmen winning the Super League Play Offs and helping to bring her team to a National Cup Final.

 

 

Chloe Magee

Chloe Magee, Irish Badminton player won Sportswoman of the Month for April. Chloe has returned from the European Championships in April with the first ever badminton medal in a major championships for Ireland. With her brother Sam, they won bronze.

If you would like to sponsor the hour send an email to Sharon at sharon@sportswomen.ie to find out details and if there are any topics that you would like discussed please send them on.

So join in on the discussion, first Tuesday of each month 9-10pm #WSportHour.

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