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Eire ladies to face USA Eagles in Dublin in November

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Eire ladies to face USA Eagles in Dublin in November

USA’s Emilie Bydwell is tackled within the defeat by Eire within the World Cup pool sport 4 years in the past

Eire ladies will face USA Eagles for a fourth time when the edges meet at Donnybrook in Dublin on 18 November.

USA secured victories in 1994 and 2006 earlier than Eire prevailed on the 2014 Girls’s Rugby World Cup in France.

“It is nice to have the USA travelling over for this fixture – they are a prime group so it will likely be a very good check for our aspect,” stated Irish coach Adam Griggs.

“There have been many positives to take from this 12 months’s Girls’s Six Nations, and we’ll be seeking to construct on these.”

Tries from Ailis Egan and Niamh Briggs helped Eire to a 23-17 victory over the People in Paris 4 years in the past.

Anthony Eddy, Director of Girls’s Rugby, is happy that Eire will have the ability to host the Eagles in what is about to be an vital season for the group.

He stated: “That is the third time the ladies’s aspect have performed consultant matches throughout the autumn window, and it’ll present the squad with some worthwhile match expertise main into subsequent 12 months’s Girls’s Six Nations.”

BBC Sport – Rugby Union

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