Rachel kicked off her career in sports presenting with the Show Jumping Ireland Premier Series in 2008 & 2009 on Sky Sports and TG4. She then became a co-presenter on Ireland’s only domestic motoring show Xccelerate on TV3.
July 2010, Rachel was offered a contract with Sky Sports News and made her first appearance on the channel the very same month. She now works full-time as a Sky Sports News Anchor and presenter on “Sportswomen” on the same channel. Since working for Sky Sports, Rachel has filmed special reports with the likes of Olympic boxer Katie Taylor, Irish International rugby player Brian O’Driscoll and Manchester United player Juan Mata, as well as reporting from the London Olympics 2012 and The Championships, Wimbledon.
On St. Patrick’s Day 2011, Rachel rode Silent Jo in the colours of JP McManus at Cheltenham in the charity race for Cancer Research UK. raising more than £60,000 for the charity and, as a result, was invited to the House of Lords to receive recognition as one of Cancer Research UK’s top fundraisers in 2011. She is now a Cheltenham ambassador.
Rachel is also presenter of Sky Sports’s coverage of Gaelic games. Sky purchased the broadcasting rights in a three-year deal for Championship football and hurling from the GAA. Additionally, she has worked on Sky Sports rugby coverage.