Reigning IRFU Women's Interprovincial champions Munster and 2014 winners Leinster continued their winning ways in this season's tournament to set up a winner-takes-all clash for the title next weekend, writes Kate Rowan.
To borrow golfing parlance, today is 'moving day' in the IRFU Women's Interprovincial Championship. Can Connacht and Ulster bounce back from their opening weekend defeats, or will Munster and Leinster keep on track to set up a title decider at Thomond Park next Saturday?
Amidst the excitement of the Women's Sevens Dublin tournament, at which Ireland won a place on the World Series, there was one section of the final day devoted to the development of Women's rugby. Eight teams made up of Under-18 girls got the chance to train with players from the Ireland Women's Sevens and 15-a-side squads.
With four tries in six games, Jenny Murphy made an invaluable contribution to Ireland's cause at the Women's Sevens Dublin tournament as Anthony Eddy's charges booked their World Rugby Women's Sevens Series berth with an impressive second place finish.
Reigning champions Munster made a successful start to the 2015/16 IRFU Women's Championship courtesy of a hard-fought win away to Connacht, while Leinster launched their title bid with a 38-0 bonus point defeat of Ulster. Check out the best pics from round 1.