Friday 19 January 2018

Women's Rugby World Cup - Ireland suffer disappointing defeat to Australia

Paula Fitzpatrick of Ireland is tackled by Chloe Butler of Australia during the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup 5th Place Semi-Final match between Ireland and Australia at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. Photo by Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile
Paula Fitzpatrick of Ireland is tackled by Chloe Butler of Australia during the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup 5th Place Semi-Final match between Ireland and Australia at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. Photo by Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile
Jenny Murphy of Ireland is tackled by from left, Gaelle Mignot, Lenaig Corson and Romane Menager of France during the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup Pool C match between France and Ireland at the UCD Bowl in Belfield, Dublin. Photo by Matt Browne/Sportsfile
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Tom Tierney will be hoping his charges can defeat Australia for the second time in the tournament at Kingspan Stadium (kick-off 2pm).

 

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