If you haven’t heard of Lauren Murphy, you soon will as she is fast becoming a star in in the world of Women’s Football. This Summer Lauren will be traveling to Kazan, Russia to represent Team Ireland in the forthcoming World University Games.
The World University Games takes place every two years, with approximately 13,000 competing in this multi-sport tournament, which is second only to the Olympics in terms of participation numbers and prestige.
Team Ireland represents all of the Colleges and Universities in Ireland and is made up of over 60 high performing student athletes. Lauren will be part of the 20 strong soccer squad, who will face opposition in a tough group against China, Mexico and Canada.
Lauren from Carrigaline who is only 19 has already achieved a lot in her soccer career, not only is she the sole female of recipient of the Roy Keane UCC sports 100 soccer scholarships but she has represented Ireland at U17 & U 19 level.
Here at Cogans we are delighted to be able to help support Laurens on her big trip to Russia .All the staff here at Cogans wish Lauren the best of luck in Russia this Summer and look forward to seeing much more of her in the times to come.