Ireland women’s rugby team return to testing stadium

DUBLIN, Ireland – Ireland The women return to action in November in back-to-back fall test matches against the United States, ranked sixth in the world, on Friday November 12 (kick off at 7.15 p.m.) and Japan on Saturday 20 November (kick off after 3 p.m.).

The IRFU is looking forward to welcoming supporters to an international women’s test for the first time since March 2020 and full details, including broadcast arrangements, ticket prices and travel assistance offers for clubs and clubs. schools, will be communicated next week.

Commenting on Thursday’s announcement, IRFU Women’s Rugby and Rugby Sevens Director Anthony Eddy said: A good opportunity for the squad to get back on the pitch and also provides the opportunity for other players to perform at this level and show their talent on the international stage. “

Ireland captain Ciara Griffin said: “We look forward to two home test matches in November, and we are delighted to be able to play in front of our supporters again. The squad will meet in the coming weeks. and put the groundwork in place before two big tests. A Friday night game under the lights promises to be a special occasion and we hope to see as many of our supporters as possible. “

Ireland Women’s Autumn Testing Schedule:

  • Ireland v USA, Friday November 12, 7:15 p.m.
  • Ireland v Japan, Saturday 20 November, 3 p.m.

Source: IRFU

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