The Ireland Women’s team to play Kazakhstan in the third and final pool game of the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup has been named. There have been a number of changes to the opening side that overcame New Zealand 14-17 in their last outing.
A new look backline sees, Jackie Sheils, Vikki McGinn and Hannah Casey all make their first start of the tournament. Grace Davitt and Lynne Cantwell retain the centre pairing with Cantwell captaining the side.Tania Rosser moves to out half with Larissa Muldoon starting at scrumhalf.
Gillian Bourke is joined by Fiona Hayes and Kerri-Ann Craddock in the front row.
Orla Fitzsimons, who makes her first appearance of the tournament, is named alongside Laura Guest in the second row.
Paula Fitzpatrick is named at no. 8 and is joined by Sharon Lynch and Siobhan Fleming to complete the back row.
Fiona Coghlan, Ailis Egan, Sophie Spence, Claire…
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