Meath Ladies GAA star Vikki Wall is set to turn her hand to rugby in a bid to become an Olympian in Paris next year

The Meath forward and North Melbourne AFL star is believed to be on the verge of securing a deal with the IRFU, in the hope of making the Ireland team for next year’s Sevens at the Paris Olympics

Earlier this year, Vikki visited the IRFU’s High Performance Unit in Blanchardstown during a visit home for Christmas from Australia, where she met with coaches including Greg

The website is saying the Union are hoping to fast-track her development and make the most of her undoubted physical attributes in order to get her up to speed in time to play in the new-look SVNS series which begins in December.

A move to Rugby would almost certainly conclude her involvement with AFL Club North Melbourne with whom she signed a 2 year deal last Summer