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Irish Mirror
Darragh Culhane

Ireland name team to face France for crunch Six Nations clash

Ireland have named their team for their crunch Six Nations clash against France on Saturday.

Greg McWilliams' side suffered an opening day loss at the hands of Wales after having a comfortable half time lead.

And McWilliams' has named an unchanged team from their loss to Wales.

Eimear Considine, Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe and Lucy Mulhall make up the back three while Nicole Cronin and Aoibheann Reilly also start.

Linda Djougang, Neve Jones and Katie O’Dwyer make up the front row while Dorothy Wall, Edel McMahon and Brittany Hogan also retain their starting spots.

Ireland led 14-5 at the break but were shocked as they fell 27-19 losers on the day.

The match is pencilled in for Saturday at 2.15 pm and will be shown live on RTE Two.

Ireland team to face France: Eimear Considine, Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe, Eve Higgins, Stacey Flood, Lucy Mulhall, Nicole Cronin, Aoibheann Reilly, Linda Djougang,, Neve Jones, Katie O’Dwyer, Nichola Fryday, Sam Monaghan, Dorothy Wall,
Edel McMahon, Brittany Hogan.

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