29 March 2024

Clara's Irish rugby star lines out for Tullamore Opel

Irish rugby star, Aoife Dalton, has been appointed an Opel brand ambassador at Main Opel Dealer, Tullamore Opel and presented with a new Opel Corsa, writes Trish Whelan

Welcoming her to Team Opel, James Brooks, Opel Ireland Managing Director said: “As official Car Partner to the IRFU, Opel continues to strengthen its commitment to both Men’s and Women’s rugby at club level and internationally and Aoife’s ambassador appointment through our partners at Tullamore Opel is yet another demonstration of our unwavering support for the Women’s 7s and XVs teams.” 

Aoife started playing rugby at Tullamore RFC when she was 15 and currently plays for Old Belvedere RFC. She had made her senior debut for Leinster in 2022 and months later was called up to the elite senior level in the national XVs women’s team. She is a member of the Ireland Guinness Women's Six Nations 2024 squad. 

Crowned Leinster Women's Young Player of the Year 2023, she boasts 10 caps for Ireland. 

Pictured above (from left) at Gowan Auto’s Distribution Centre in City West are: John Malone of Tullamore Opel; Irish rugby star Aoife Dalton; Olive Kearney, Marketing Executive at Tullamore Opel.