Hannah Tyrell marked her return to inter county football in style this afternoon as the Irish rugby international hit 1-5, as reigning All-Ireland champions Dublin convincingly defeated Waterford in Parnell Park.
Goals from substitutes Libby Coppinger and Katie Quirke helped Cork pull clear of Tipperary in the second half to claim victory in the opening Lidl National Football League Division 1 clash of the season at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
Life as an elite sportsperson means it’s rare that you take to the field or court without carrying a knock of some variety, but imagine what it’s like to try and play inter-county football while suffering with a chronic illness.
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