Two changes in Ireland women’s team for Wales clash

IRELAND coach Philip Doyle has made two changes for the Women’s Six Nation Championships clash against Wales at Donnybrook on Saturday (2.30).

Blackrock scrum-half Tania Rosser returns following her withdrawal from the side which lost to France earlier this month. Her replacement for that game, Louise Beamish, is on the bench where she is joined by Rosie Foley, who rejoins the squad for the first time this season.

Clonakilty prop Laura Geist loses out.

IRELAND (v Wales): J O’Sullivan (Lichfield), N Ni Chaidhan (Galwegians), L Cantwell (Trojans), P Kelly (UL Bohemian), S Fleming(Cooke), SJ Belton (c) (UL Bohemian), T Rosser (Blackrock), F Coughlan (vc) (UL Bohemian), J Lonergan (Shannon), M Barrett (Highfield), C Mahon (UL Bohemian), G Healy (Blackrock), O Brennan (Blackrock), Rachel Boyd (Cooke), J Neville (Shannon).

Replacements: Y Nolan (Backrock), G McAlister (Cooke), R Foley (Shannon) S Ryan (Navan), A Greensmith (Shannon), L Beamish (UL Bohemian), G Davitt (Blackrock).

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