A look back at Ireland's weekend victories in Italy with match highlights from all three games and exclusive post-match interviews with Ireland Under-20 head coach Nigel Carolan and hat-trick hero CJ Stander.
The focus of the rugby gaze this weekend may have been on Italy but while the Ireland Women's team were grabbing a bonus point win in L'Aquila, the business of the Women's All-Ireland League continued on the home front. Aisling Crowe reviews the round 11 action.
Ireland's RBS 6 Nations showdown with Italy is the meat in the sandwich of another busy international weekend. The Ireland Under-20s kick things off in Prato on Friday night, with the Ireland Women also looking to make it two wins out of two in L'Aquila on Sunday afternoon.
Winger Eimear Considine, who won her first cap, and number 8 and captain Paula Fitzpatrick look forward to the second round of the Women's Six Nations and Ireland's clash with Italy in L'Aquila on Sunday (kick-off 1pm local time/12pm Irish time).
Ireland Women's head coach Tom Tierney has named the team, sponsored by Aon, to take on their Italian counterparts at Stadio Tommaso Fattori in L'Aquila on Sunday (kick-off 2pm local time/1pm Irish time).
The Ireland Women's Sevens squad claimed eighth spot at the Sydney 7s tournament over the weekend - the best finish that this current group of players have achieved in the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series to date.
The Ireland Women and Under-20s scored dramatic late wins over their Scottish counterparts as part of a double header at Broadwood Stadium. Go behind the scenes on a rain-swept night in Cumbernauld with Irish Rugby TV.
Ireland Women's head coach Tom Tierney admitted that his side were lucky to head back home from Scotland with a win under their belts after a last-gasp 22-15 victory in their Six Nations opener on Friday night.
A Friday night double header in Cumbernauld launches the respective Six Nations campaigns of the Ireland Women and Under-20s, while Joe Schmidt's men will kick off the RBS 6 Nations in Saturday's sold-out clash at BT Murrayfield.