Danno meets...Ann O'Flynn
With the RBS 6 Nations in full flow, we return to the rugby field for this month’s Christians in Sport Podcast with former England international Ann O'Flynn.
Listen to this absorbing podcast as Ann talks about:
- Being an “anomaly” as a girl playing rugby (2 mins 30 sec) - Setting up a women’s rugby club at Liverpool University so she didn’t have to play for their rivals (7.00) - Plotting her path to play for England (8.30) - How her family fitted rugby around church (13.05) - Becoming “more unmanageable” during the summer when she couldn’t play rugby (13.50) - Making her England debut in oversized kit (17.45) - Prioritising rugby over beer as a student (19.00) - Switching from the backs hooker (21.30) - Mixed emotions at the 2002 World Cup (25.30) - Feeling distraught at missing out on the 2006 World Cup due to injury (28.25) - Becoming a referee (33.00) and dealing with sceptical male players (35.20) - Worshipping God and her role as a chaplain (36.40)
And much more…
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