Wednesday 25 April 2018

Women's Rugby World Cup as it happened: Ireland fight back to beat Japan

Ireland's Nora Stapleton and Japan's Sayaka Suzuki (left)
Ireland's Nora Stapleton and Japan's Sayaka Suzuki (left)
]Ireland fans in the fanzone Chelly Brady, from Maynooth, and Bianca Paun, right, from Kilcock
'The essential point is that it is not about standards, it is about participation. Sport needs more girls, women and ladies, irrespective of the yeses, the nos or the maybes.' Ciara Griffin of Ireland celebrates with team mate Cliodhna Moloney after scoring her sides second try during the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup. Photo: Sportsfile

Ireland aim to make it two from two when they take on Japan at the UCD Bowl (5.15).

 

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