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Her Sport Week In Review

It’s Friday and we know there has been a lot to keep up with.
To help, we have round-up our TOP FIVE golden nugget reads of the week –  from Her Sport and around the web! Enjoy!


Our Top Five Reads Of The Week!

Taylor & Serrano Set For Legendary Fight

“The biggest women’s fight of all time” - those were the words of boxing promoter Eddie Hearn.
On May 2nd, the undisputed lightweight champion Katie Taylor will take on the seven-weight division champion Amanda Serrano.

Netball Ireland U17s Win European Cup

The Ireland U17 Netball team took home gold after securing first place at the U17 Challenge Cup.
This was the first ever time the Irish U17’s have secured first place in the history of this competition. We chatted to Head Coach Emma Wall.

US Soccer Federation Claim Men Are Better And Deserve More Pay

Following comments made by the US Soccer Federation in court, the US Women's National Team staged an on-field protest over the lawsuit they have filed over the unfair pay gap between themselves and the Men's National Team.

Sidelines, Tramlines and Hemlines - Conference

Write-up on the 'Sidelines,Tramlines and Hemlines' - Women In Sport conference, where notable speakers such as Louise Nealon, Michelle O’Neill and more educated the room on different aspects of women in sport, from the history of women’s sport in Ireland to present day initiatives in place today.

Ireland Take Step Closer To First Ever Major Tournament

Ireland defeated Montenegro 3-0 away from home to take top spot of the Group and take a step closer to qualifying for the 2021 UEFA Women's European Championships.


Our Top Five Reads From Around The Web!

How Far Equality In Sport Has Come For Women

The Guardian
Tanya Alrded takes a look into the steps women in sport have made over the past number of years. From women's sport not being 'good enough' to being underfunded.
The journey has come a long way but there is still more steps to undertake.

Fionnuala McCormack: For The Love Of Running

The Sports Chronicle
One of the finest athletes Ireland has ever produced, Fionnuala McCormack, talks about preparing for her fourth Olympic Games, her love of cross country, avoiding the hype and her hopes ahead of the marathon at Tokyo 2020.

Chloe Mustaki: Overcoming Adversity Yet Again

The Irish Times
Chloe Mustaki is an Irish international defender who is set to miss another year of football after rupturing her ACL. Mustaki has had her fair share of set-backs, most notably missing years of football due to Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Mustaki talks about overcoming adversity and coming back stronger.

Phil Healy Ready To Take On The World

The 42
Phil Healy is Ireland's fastest woman and has her sights set on the Olympics.
She discusses her goals and the impact that the Coronavirus is having on her preparations.

The Women's NBA Paving The Way Forward For Others To Follow

The Irish Times
The Women's NBA have been trailblazing for years now and have made some of the most progressive deals in women's sport history. It hasn't come easy but with the right people in charge they have made gigantic strides. Joanne O'Riordan examines the methods which Ireland can follow.

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