The Ireland Women's Sevens squad faced South American opposition in their final two games at the Brazil Sevens tournament in São Paulo, with a 17-12 play-off victory over Argentina confirming them as 11th place finishers.
Laura Lee Walsh scored her first try for the Ireland Women's Sevens team and Elaine Ryan and Aisling Naughton both made their debuts during the pool stages of the Brazil Sevens tournament in São Paulo.
Ireland will field two more debutants, Aisling Naughton and Elaine Ryan, when they take part in the Brazil Sevens in São Paulo over the next two days, which is the third leg of the IRB Women's Sevens World Series.
Ireland Women's Sevens head coach Jon Skurr believes the experience of playing the likes of New Zealand and England in Atlanta will stand to his young and inexperienced squad as the IRB Women's Sevens World Series progresses.
The new-look Ireland Women's Sevens team are in action today as they take part in the Atlanta leg of the IRB Women's Sevens World Series. There will be live streaming of their games on wsws.irb.com, beginning at 7.50pm Irish time.
Snowy conditions and a tough pool draw make for an interesting first foray to the Atlanta Sevens for the Ireland Women's Sevens squad. We caught up with head coach Jon Skurr to see how preparations are going.