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Irish Women's Rugby Team

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Fiona Coghlan, Plays as a prop for Leinster and Ireland. Irish captain

Amy Davis - Plays as a winger for Leinster and Ireland

Orla Brennan - Plays in the back row for Leinster and Ireland

The Ireland Women's Team:

. The Ireland Women's Rugby Team have just played their 100th Match against England (Yesterday - England 22-5 Ireland ) - Even though they lost, they became the first team in 2010 to score against England who have been along with France the strongest team over the last decade.

. Last year The Irish side finished third in the 6 nations having secured wins over France, Italy and Scotland.

. On the back of that positioning, Ireland qualified for the Women's World Cup for the first time -

. In this year's 6 nations, the Irish side will play their home games in Ashbourne RFC, Co Meath.

. Ireland have so far played 3 games, Italy, France and England. They have 2 left to play. (The women's 6 nations mirrors the Men's 6 nations weekend fixtures.)