Donegal’s Ciara Grant moves to Rangers

Donegal’s Republic of Ireland international Ciara Grant has left national league champions Shelbourne to join Scottish side Rangers.

Grant was a key member of Shels league title winning team last season.

During her time with the Dublin club, she broke into the Republic of Ireland Women’s national side as they looked to qualify for the next FIFA World Cup.

The Letterkenny woman has 12 international caps to date.

She joins a Rangers team who currently unbeaten at the top of the Scottish Premier League 1 table.

Grant, who’s 28, is also a qualified doctor – but she returns to full-time soccer now by joining Rangers.

She becomes the first Ireland international to move to Ibrox since Alex Stevenson in 1932.

Speaking about her move, she told the website:“I would really like to thank everyone in Shelbourne for everything they have done for me over the last two seasons.

“It hasn’t been easy with Covid but the work going on behind the scenes is really starting to pay off. I wish all the staff and players the best for the upcoming season and hoping another league title arrives in Tolka.”