Irish sports performance specialists Orreco have signed up Harlequins to become its first rugby partnership.

The company will provide its female Athlete Consultancy program to Harlequins Women, and Harlequins Academy players, plus the Harlequins Foundation through educational workshops with amateur and grassroots women’s teams.

In addition, Orreco will provide detailed individualised reports, action plans and strategies to help manage nutrition, recovery and wellness around the menstrual cycle for Harlequins’ players.

Orreco is not the only Irish influence with Newry based StatSports also working with the club.

Headed up by Director, Sports Science and Female Athlete Lead Dr Georgie Bruinvels, the Female Athlete Consultancy Program helps world-class athletes train in sync with their menstrual cycle to sustain peak performance at the highest level.

A global leader in bio-analytics and performance for elite athletes, Orreco has a client base that includes WSL Champions Chelsea FC Women, USA Swimming, USA Volleyball, Red Bull High Performance, athletes from the Wasserman Sports Agency including WBNA legends Sue Bird and Nneka Ogwumike, NBA teams including the Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks and Premier League side Newcastle United.

It delivers detailed monitoring of biomarkers through blood testing and has its Irish headquarters at the Business Innovation Centre at NUI Galway.


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