WATCH: Highlights as Munster Women defeat Connacht in Interpros

The Munster Rugby Women’s team were 27-6 victors against Connacht in the Interprovincial Championships at the Showgrounds last Saturday.

Women’s Interprovincial, Sportsground, Galway 24/8/2019 Connacht Women vs Munster Women Munster players take to the pitch Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

Laura Sheehan opened the scoring with a incredible solo try that saw her touch down after receiving the ball on her own 22.

Sheehan doubled her tally in the second half with another solo effort.

Replacement Niamh Kavanagh had Munster’s third before Edel Murphy got her sides final try in the closing minutes.

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After the game, co-captain Eimear Considine said,

“We set an aim before the game to not concede any tries. We’re happy with that plus the bonus point win is always good.

“We’re looking forward to playing Leinster next week and hopefully three wins out of three which will set us up with a good semi-final spot.”

Munster Women face Leinster in round three at Irish Independent Park on Saturday 31 August, kick-off 3pm – €5 adults, U18s go FREE.

Munster currently occupy top spot in the table on tries scored ahead of this weekend’s opponents.

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