Spence joined the Wales Women management team as their selected Rugby World Cup 2021 coach intern in December 2020.
Spence represented Ireland 40 times, featured in two Rugby World Cups (2014 and 2017) and was also part of the Women’s Six Nations title winning sides in 2013 and 2015.
While still playing, Spence began coaching at Dublin University and Leinster Rugby, and set up her own rugby academy to inspire girls. Since hanging up her boots and moving to Wales in 2019, she has held the position of forwards coach at Division 1 West men’s side Penclawdd.
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