Letterkenny Rugby girls are off on international duty this weekend

Letterkenny Rugby girls are off on international duty this weekend

Letterkenny Rugby Club's U-15 girls squad will play at half time in the Women's RBS Six Nations opener between Ireland and Wales at Donnybrook on Saturday.

Letterkenny will represent Ulster against Connaught side, Ballinasloe.

The invite represents lots of hard wor, both by the team (who only started playing competitive matches this season) and coaches Allen McCrea, Seamus Culhane and James Sparkes.

The girls wll play at halftime in front of an expected crowd of 10,000.

Ireland are hoping to retain the championship they won in 2015.

The girls will be training hard this week to get everything ready for the big day .

Letterkenny U-15s started playing league matches in November and although they have yet to record a victory, it won't be long, as both the interest and skill levels are rising dramatically.

The squad travelled to Enniskillen with a weakened team this week and lost 39-0 in extremely difficult conditions.

Stars of the show on tackling alone were Emma Curran, Sara Bundescue and Jade Duffy, who brought off one of the most fantastic try saving tackles of the season, when she tracked back 50 yards on a sodden pitch to bring down their flying winger a yard from the line.

The Letterkenny RFC Ladies U18 side were due to play their first game this weekend, but their opening game has now been put back until later in the month.