WATCH: Irish Rugby caught up with women’s Captain Niamh Briggs

Niamh Briggs talks with Irish Rugby about the upcoming Women’s World Cup.

Irish Rugby caught up with women’s Captain Niamh Briggs at yesterday’s squad announcement in UCD for the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017.

Briggs is one of five members of the all conquering 2017 UL Bohemians treble winning side choses of the competition with forwards Anna Caplice and Ciara Griffin as well as backs Niamh Briggs, Eimear Considine and Nicole Cronin also selected.

You cam see the full squad selection here.

Ireland’s first game is against Australia on Wednesday, August 9th at the UCD Bowl at 7pm with other pool games against Japan (Aug 13th) and France (Aug 17th). All Ireland’s pool games are a sellout as the home crowd looks to get behind Tom Tierney’s side.

Video credit : Irish Rugby

https://www.facebook.com/irishrugby/videos/1518226368235285/

 

Social Sharing

Posted in

New Munster deal announced for Peter O’Mahony

He won Munster’s Player of the Year award in 2019 and so far this season, has made five ...
Read More

Neil Cronin, Colm Hogan and Andrew O’Mahony depart Munster

The province thanked the trio for their contributions to Munster Rugby and wished them all the best for ...
Read More

Munster fall to Northampton Champions Cup defeat | HIGHLIGHTS

Munster tried gamely to get back in contention but Northampton sealed the win when Hendy scored his second ...
Read More

“This competition is huge for every team” | Gavin Coombes speaks ahead of Northampton showdown

A Cork native, Coombes joined Munster in 2018 and has gone on to make 91 appearances for the ...
Read More

Munster side named for Northampton clash | TEAM NEWS

The half-back and centre partnerships are unchanged as Craig Casey, Jack Crowley, Alex Nankivell and Antoine Frisch keep ...
Read More

Munster announce contract extensions with Ryan set for three game ban

The disciplinary process related to John Ryan’s citing in the game against Cardiff Rugby on Saturday, March 30 ...
Read More

Calvin Nash and RG Snyman being monitored | Munster Squad Update

Academy back-row forward Brian Gleeson underwent ankle surgery last month and is continuing to rehab. The Munster squad ...
Read More

Munster get past Cardiff in Thomond Park | HIGHLIGHTS

Crowley struck 16 minutes from time when he jinked through several tackles to score his first Munster try, ...
Read More