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Kathryn Buggy

DOB
1 Sep 1987
Birthplace
Limerick, Ireland
Height
160cm
Weight
87kg

‘Buggy’ grew up playing GAA for her home village of Adare and Hockey in Secondary School and University.

It wasn’t until she was 22 years old, completing a coaching placement at Shannon RFC that she was told they had a women’s team and since her first training session with the Shannon Ladies, she never looked back. Buggy played with Shannon from 2009-2013 and within that time was selected to play for Munster (2012) when they won the Interprovincial Championship.

In 2013, Buggy moved to Australia and took a break from rugby for a year until she settled in Sydney and joined Sydney University Women’s Rugby team for a season. In this season the team also won the 2014/2015 Sydney Women’s Rugby Union Competition.

After the season finished, she decided it was time to continue her studies and came to Hartpury to complete a Masters in Coaching Science and Professional Development. She played with Bristol Ladies rugby from 2015/2016 alongside Bucs Rugby for Hartpury.

Halfway through the 2016/2017 season, she signed for Gloucester-Hartpury in a season which saw the team clinch Championship South West 2.

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