Considine Returns For Mammoth France Clash

Eimear Considine Irish Women's Rugby

Eimear Considine has been restored to the Irish starting fifteen for tomorrow’s crunch World Cup clash with France.

The Kilmihil woamn will line out on the right wing, starting there for the second time in this tournament.

She had played the full 80 minutes of Ireland’s opening win over Australia.


Ireland must win against France if they’re to reach the competition’s semi-finals.

The team in full:

Ireland (v France): 15 Hannah Tyrrell, 14 Eimear Considine, 13 Jenny Murphy, 12 Sene Naoupu, 11 Alison Miller, 10 Nora Stapleton, 9 Nicole Cronin; 1 Lindsay Peat, 2 Leah Lyons, 3 Ailis Egan, 4 Sophie Spence, 5 Marie-Louise Reilly, 6 Ciara Griffin, 7 Claire Molloy (Capt), 8 Paula Fitzpatrick

Reps: 16 Cliodhna Moloney, 17 Ruth O’Reilly, 18 Ciara O’Connor, 19. Ashleigh Baxter, 20 Heather O’Brien, 21 Larissa Muldoon, 22 Katie Fitzhenry, 23 Louise Galvin