Three changes for Ireland Women's team

Ireland Women's coach Kevin West has made three changes, bringing in hooker Gillian Bourke, openside Sinead Ryan and wing Nora Stapleton to start against Scotland in the Six Nations at Ashbourne on Friday night.

Ireland Women's coach Kevin West has made three changes, bringing in hooker Gillian Bourke, openside Sinead Ryan and wing Nora Stapleton to start against Scotland in the Six Nations at Ashbourne on Friday night.

Christina Fanning and Caroline Mahon start in the replacements along with Eliza Downey who makes her first appearance since the opening game of the series.

The Ireland Women's Team currently sits in mid position in the table, with England and France ahead.

IRELAND WOMEN (v Scotland):

15 - Niamh Briggs (Clonmel/Munster)

14 - Amy Davis (Blackrock/Leinster)

13 - Joanne O'Sullivan (Richmond/Exile)

12 - Grace Davitt (Blackrock/Leinster)

11- Nora Stapleton (Old Belvedere/Leinster) 10 - Helen Brosnan (Highfield/Munster)

9 - Tania Rosser (Blackrock/Leinster)

1- Fiona Coghlan (UL Bohemians/Leinster)

2- Gillian Bourke (UL Bohemians/Munster)

3 - Lauren Day (Cooke/Ulster)

4 - Kate O'Loughlin (Clonmel/Munster)

5 - Marie Louise Reilly (Navan/Leinster)

6 - Orla Brennan (Blackrock/Leinster)

7- Sinead Ryan (Navan/Leinster)

8 - Joy Neville (UL Bohemians/Munster)

Replacements:

16 - Chris Fanning (Highfield/Munster)

17 - Louise Austin (UL Bohemians/Munster)

18 - Caroline Mahon (UL Bohemians/Leinster)

19 - Carol Staunton (Galwegians/ Connacht) 20 - Louise Beamish (UL Bohemians/Munster)

21 - Shannon Houston (Blackrock/Leinster)

22 - Eliza Downey (Cooke/Ulster)

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