Friday 27 February 2015

Ireland v England in pictures

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Niamh Briggs is tackled by Emily Scarratt in Ireland's Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final defeat to England in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Niamh Briggs is tackled by Emily Scarratt in Ireland's Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final defeat to England in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Ireland's Alison Miller is tackled by Danielle Waterman of England during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
England's Joanna McGilchrist clings on to the ball in a maul while under pressure from ireland pair Claire Molloy (left) and Paula Fitzpatrick during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Picture credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Ireland's Jenny Murphy gets a tackle in on Emma Croker of England during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images
Niamh Briggs indicates to referee Amy Perrett before Ireland are awarded their first try during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Niamh Briggs converts Tania Rosser's try for Ireland early in the first half of the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan bursts through the England forward line past Tamara Taylor (left) and Sarah Hunter during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Picture credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Kay Wilson touches down a try for England during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final against Ireland in Paris. Photo: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images
Ireland lock Marie Louise Reilly views for the ball in a lineout with England's Tamara Taylor during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images
Ireland's Lynne Cantwell skips away from Rachael Burford of England during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
England back row Alexandra Matthews is hauled down by two Ireland players during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images
Ireland's Ailis Egan races clear of Katy McLean of England during the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
A tearful Niamh Briggs after Ireland's defeat to England in the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
A tearful Grace Davitt (left) and her Ireland teammate Claire Molloy console each other after their Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final defeat to England in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Dejected Ireland players Fiona Hayes (left) and Heather O'Brien wonder what could have been after their Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final defeat to England in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan rallies her heroic teammates after their Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final defeat to England in Paris. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

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