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Ireland U-18 Women’s Team Selected For Wales Fixture

Ireland U-18 Women’s Team Selected For Wales Fixture

The Ireland Under-18 Women pose for a squad photo following the opening day of the festival in Edinburgh ©INPHO/Evan Treacy

Ireland Under-18 Women’s head coach Katie Fitzhenry has finalised her team to play Wales on the final day of the U-18 Women Six Nations Festival in Edinburgh (kick-off 12pm).

On the opening day of the Six Nations Festival, the Ireland U-18 Women played two 35-minute matches against their English and French counterparts, losing 17-12 and 26-0 respectively. Wales await in Ireland’s first full international at this level.

The U-18 Women’s Six Nations Festival promotes a learning environment for these young players and the coaches to develop and experience international competition.

Six Nations will stream each game from day 2 of the festival on their YouTube channel. The feed for Ireland’s game against Wales will be available here on IrishRugby.ie.


Day 1 – (35-minute matches)

Scotland 0 Wales 24
England 17 Ireland 12
Wales 14 Italy 0
France 26 Ireland 0
Scotland 0 Italy 0
England 7 France 29

Day 2 – (70-minute matches)

Ireland v Wales
Scotland v Italy
England v France

IRELAND UNDER-18 WOMEN’S Team & Replacements (v Wales Under-18 Women, Under-18 Women’s Six Nations Festival – Round 2, DAM Health Stadium, Edinburgh, Wednesday, April 13, kick-off 12pm):

15. Robyn O’Connor (Wexford Wanderers RFC/Leinster)
14. Clara Barrett (Ballina RFC/Connacht)
13. Katie Corrigan (Tullow RFC/Leinster)
12. Éabha Nic Dhonncha (Galway Corinthians RFC/Connacht) (capt) WNTS
11. Ellen Boylan (Carrick-on-Suir RFC/Munster)
10. Kate Flannery (Fethard RFC/Munster) WNTS
9. Rebecca Rodgers (Ballina-Killaloe RFC/Munster)
1. Hannah Wilson (Cill Dara RFC/Leinster)
2. Sarah Delaney (Cill Dara RFC/Leinster)
3. Isobel Clerk (Mullingar RFC/Leinster)
4. Koren Dunne (Portlaoise RFC/Leinster)
5. Jorja Battishill (Malone RFC/Ulster)
6. Karly Tierney (Tuam/Oughterard RFC/Connacht)
7. Amy O’Mahony (Greystones RFC/Leinster)
8. Jane Neill (Arklow RFC/Leinster)


16. Maebh Clenaghan (Letterkenny RFC/Ulster)
17. Sadhbh McGrath (City of Derry RFC/Ulster)
18. Sophie Barrett (Enniskillen RFC/Ulster) WNTS
19. Sarah McCormick (Ballina RFC/Connacht)
20. Orla Wafer (Enniscorthy RFC/Leinster)
21. Beth Buttimer (Fethard RFC/Munster)
22. Jade Gaffney (Navan RFC/Leinster)
23. Eva Sterritt (Greystones RFC/Leinster) WNTS
24. Molly Boote (Connemara RFC/Connacht) WNTS

Not considered due to injury –

Alanna Fitzpatrick (Portarlington RFC/Leinster) WNTS
Abby Moyles (Navan RFC/Leinster)