Ireland Women's Rugby World Cup Squad Named

Ireland Women's Rugby World Cup Squad Named
Andrew Lowth
Andrew Lowth

24 Jul 2017

The 28-woman squad to represent Ireland in the Women's Rugby World Cup has been announced.

Full-back Niamh Briggs has overcome the injury that caused her to miss the Six Nations to captain the side.

She's joined by Jenny Murphy and Ailis Egan who have also recovered from injuries, while scrum-half Nicole Cronin is the only uncapped player.

12 of the squad played a part in the last World Cup three years ago.

The squad in full is as follows: