Tullamore back row Nichola Fryday has been called up to the Ireland Women's Rugby Squad for a one-day camp this weekend in DCU.
The session is part of Ireland's build up for the Autumn International Series. A total of 36 players have been included with Fryday being one of a handful of uncapped players.
The 36-woman squad, which has a 23-13 split between forwards and backs, boasts a number of experienced internationals including captain Niamh Briggs, winger Alison Miller, out-half Nora Stapleton, second row Marie Louise Reilly, flanker Claire Molloy and prop Ailis Egan.
Speaking ahead of the camp this weekend, Tom Tierney said: "The build-up towards the autumn internationals is well underway. The players have been involved in regional camps since early August and joined up for a one-day camp at the start of September.
"The restructure of the All-Ireland League has also meant that they are playing rugby week in, week out in a competitive environment.
"This Saturday will be another important step as we prepare to face three of the best teams in the world in England, Canada and New Zealand."
Backs (13) -
Niamh Briggs (UL Bohemians/Munster) (capt)
Liz Burke (UL Bohemians/Munster)
Nikki Caughey (Railway Union/Ulster)
Mairead Coyne (Galwegians/Connacht)
Nicole Fowley (Galwegians/Connacht)
Mary Healy (Galwegians/Connacht)
Ailsa Hughes (Railway Union/Ulster)
Niamh Kavanagh (UL Bohemians/Munster)
Claire McLaughlin (Cooke/Ulster)
Alison Miller (Old Belvedere/Connacht)
Sene Naoupu (Harlequins)
Jackie Shiels (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
Nora Stapleton (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
Forwards (23) -
Elaine Anthony (Highfield/Munster)
Ciara Cooney (Railway Union/Leinster)
Ailis Egan (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
Grainne Egan (St. Mary's/Connacht)
Paul Fitzpatrick (St. Mary's/Leinster)
Orla Fitzsimons (St. Mary's/Leinster)
Nichola Fryday (Tullamore/Connacht)
Zoe Grattage (Highfield/Munster)
Ciara Griffin (UL Bohemians/Munster)
Fiona Hayes (UL Bohemians/Munster)
Leah Lyons (Highfield/Munster)
Claire Molloy (Bristol)
Cliodhna Moloney (Railway Union/Leinster)
Katie Norris (Blackrock/Leinster)
Fiona O'Brien (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
Heather O'Brien (Highfield/Munster)
Ciara O'Connor (Galwegians/Connacht)
Ruth O'Reilly (Galwegians/Connacht)
Chloe Pearse (UL Bohemians/Munster)
Lindsay Peat (Railway Union/Leinster)
Fiona Reidy (UL Bohemians/Munster)
Marie Louise Reilly (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
Sophie Spence (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
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