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Laura Power

Laura Power receives her Sport Scholarship from Professor Daire Keogh, Deputy President of DCU

Course of Study

Athletic Therapy and Training

Sport

Rugby

Best DCU achievement

Making it to an All Ireland semi-final

Best non DCU achievement 

Making the Leinster Training Squad

Sporting hero

Jenny Murphy - her tackling ability is second to none  

Career ambition 

To run a sports clinic 

How you got involved in the sport

My friends Dad wanted to introduce Girl's Rugby to Naas when I was 14 and she asked a few of us to come along.

Favourite method of recovery

Foam Rolling

Future up and coming star in your sport

Eimear Corri (DCU)

Favourite venue

Naas RFC 

Best sports advice you have received

If every player on the team played exactly like you , what would the result be ? 

Biggest challenge you have overcome in sport

Coming back after a shoulder subluxation , the fear of it happening again

Pre-competition rituals/superstitions

Have porridge and a Berroca that morning

Something we don't know about you

I did Strictly Come Dancing for my local GAA club last year that proved I'd never have the footwork to be a back!