Ireland women's autumn Test matches against the USA and Japan will be held at the RDS with both games live on RTÉ.

It will the first time that a women's international will be held at the Dublin venue.

The team, who will be coached by Adam Griggs prior to standing down at the end of next month, face the USA on Friday 12 November at 7.15pm (live on RTÉ Player).

The game against Japan takes place on Saturday 20 November at 3pm and is live on RTÉ2 and the RTÉ Player.

"We look forward to welcoming supporters back to women's international rugby for the first time since March 2020," said IRFU chief executive Philip Browne.

"Travel support is on offer, once again, to our clubs and schools and we hope to see as many supporters as possible at the RDS for these two exciting Test matches."

The USA are currently ranked sixth in the world, Ireland sit in eighth place with Japan in 12th.

Yesterday the IRFU announced that Greg McWilliams will take over from Griggs after this international window.

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