Ireland's Women's rugby team announce autumn tests against the U.S and Japan

Ireland's Women's rugby team announce autumn tests against the U.S and Japan

IRELAND'S WOMEN'S rugby team will soon return to action ,when they the team play back-to-back autumn tests against the United States and Japan in November next month. 

Ireland will play the USA, ranked sixth in the world, on Friday 12th November (Kick-off 7.15pm) and Japan on Saturday 20th November (Kick-off 3pm).

On the IRFU website, it is stated that the orginsation is looking forward to see supporters back to the Women's international test since the Covid-19 pamdemic began in March 2020.

Everything from ticket prices, broadcast details, and travel support will be announced within the next week

Parma , Italy - 25 September 2021; Eimear Considine of Ireland (Photo By Roberto Bregani/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Commenting on today’s announcement, IRFU Director of Women’s and Sevens Rugby, Anthony Eddy, said:

“We’re delighted to confirm these two Test matches against quality opposition, with both USA and Japan set to provide a big challenge during the November window. It’s a good opportunity for the group to get back on the pitch and also provides opportunity for other players to perform at this level and showcase their talent on the international stage.”

Ireland Captain, Ciara Griffin, said: “We’re looking forward to two Test matches on home soil this November, and we’re excited about the opportunity to play in front of our supporters again. The group will reassemble in the coming weeks and put the building blocks in place ahead of 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 Autumn Tests

Ireland v USA, Friday 12th November, 7.15 pm.

Ireland v Japan, Saturday 20th November, 3 pm.