24 May, 14:08
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IRELAND'S team to play Scotland this weekend, in their last test game before
the World Cup in September, shows four changes from the side who beat Canada
Munster flyer Jeannette Feighery has forced her way into the starting
line-up with a spot on the wing. Feighery came off the bench in Ireland's
game against Canada for her first cap, but was injured within minutes of
coming on and has been given a second chance before Ireland head to Edmonton
at the end of the month.
Joanne O'Sullivan, who hugely impressed in this year's Six Nations
competition, reverts to fullback, while there is a positional switch in the
centre with Boyne's Grace Davitt earning a start at 12, instead of her usual
With experienced centre Patrique Kelly having been ruled out of the World
Cup with a shoulder injury, Davitt could make the spot her own if she fronts
up well this weekend.
Up front, Highfield's Marie Barrett returns at prop while Clonakilty flanker
Eimear O'Sullivan gets a rare start at number six in the place of Orla
The game will be Ireland's last outing before they head to the World Cup in
Canada on August 27.
Ireland face games against France, America and South Africa in their opening
Ireland team to play Scotland, Sunday August 13, Currie RFC, Edinburgh,
Ireland: J O'Sullivan (Lichfield), J Feighery (UL Bohemians), L Cantwell
(Trojans), G Davitt (Boyne), N Ni Chadhain (Galwegians), SJ Belton (c) (UL
Bohemians), T Rosser (Blackrock), F Coughlan (vc) (UL Bohemians), J Lonergan
(Shannon), M Barrett (Highfield), C Mahon (UL Bohemians), G Healy
(Blackrock), E O'Sullivan (Clonakilty), Rachel Boyd (Cooke) Joy Neville
Replacements from: Y Nolan (Blackrock), L Guest (Clonakilty), G McAlister
(Cooke), O Brennan (Blackrock), R Foley (Shannon), S Ryan (Navan), L Beamish
(UL Bohemian), S Fleming (Cooke), S Houston (Blackrock), M Kelly (UL
Bohemian), A Greensmith (Shannon)