Ireland confirm women's squad for 2018 Women's Six Nations

Ireland confirm women's squad for 2018 Women's Six Nations

The Ireland Women's squad for the Women's Six Nations Championship 2018 has been confirmed.
 
The side, coached by Adam Griggs sees 38 players from 10 clubs named, with nine uncapped players included.
 
Nine players named are part of the Ireland Women's 7s Programme. With the Sydney 7s taking place on the 27th and 28th of January, players who are selected for this tournament will not be available for the first game in France.
 
Griggs will name his captain in the new year, upon completion of scheduled training camps.


Ireland Women's Six Nations Squad 2018 
 
Forwards:
Elaine Anthony (Highfield / Munster)
Ashleigh Baxter (Cooke / Ulster)
Anna Caplice (UL Bohemian / Munster)
Ciara Cooney (Railway Union / Leinster)
Laura Feely (Galwegians / Connacht)*
Paula Fitzpatrick (St. Mary's College / Leinster)
Orla Fitzsimons (St. Mary's College / Leinster)
Nichola Fryday (Tullamore / Connacht)
Ciara Griffin (UL Bohemian / Munster)
Leah Lyons (Highfield / Munster)
Aoife McDermott (Railway Union / Leinster)*
Edel McMahon ((Galwegians / Connacht)*
Claire Molloy (Bristol)
Cliodhna Moloney (Railway Union / Leinster)
Ciara O'Connor (Galwegians / Connacht)
Chloe Pearse (UL Bohemian / Munster)
Lindsay Peat (Railway Union / Leinster)
Fiona Reidy (UL Bohemian / Munster)
 
Backs:
Niamh Briggs (UL Bohemians / Munster)
Nikki Caughey (Railway Union / Ulster)
Michelle Claffey (Blackrock College / Leinster)*
Mairead Coyne (Galwegians / Connacht)
Nicole Cronin (UL Bohemian / Munster)
Jeamie Deacon (Blackrock College / Leinster)
Katie Fitzhenry (Blackrock College / Leinster)
Kim Flood (Railway Union / Leinster)
Louise Galvin (UL Bohemian / Munster)
Mary Healy (Galwegians / Connacht)
Katie Heffernan (Railway Union / Leinster)*
Eve Higgins (Railway Union / Leinster)*
Ailsa Hughes (Railway Union / Leinster)
Claire McLaughlin (Cooke / Ulster)
Alison Miller (Old Belvedere / Connacht)
Sene Naoupu (Old Belvedere / Leinster)
Deirbhile Nic A Bhaird (UL Bohemian / Munster)*
Hannah Tyrrell (Old Belvedere / Leinster)
Susan Vaughan (Railway Union / Leinster)*
Megan Williams (Old Belvedere / Leinster)*
 
*denotes uncapped player


Ireland Women's Six Nations Fixtures 2018
Saturday 3rd February 2018
France Women v Ireland Women, 9pm (local) / 8pm (GMT), Stade Ernst Wallon, Toulouse
 
Sunday 11th February 2018
Ireland Women v Italy Women, 1pm, Donnybrook Stadium, Dublin
 
Sunday 25th February 2018
Ireland Women v Wales Women, 3pm, Donnybrook Stadium, Dublin
 
Sunday 11th March 2018
Ireland Women v Scotland Women, 1pm, Donnybrook Stadium, Dublin
 
Friday 16th March 2016
England Women v Ireland Women, 5.30pm, Ricoh Arena, Coventry


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