Ireland has thrashed the Welsh side in the Women’s Six Nations 45-0at Cardiff Arms Park. Proving their strategy to put some of their sevens stars on the squad was a big factor for the bigger format team.
Young Irish star Beibhinn Parsons took two tries under her belt for their opener game in this years Women’s Six Nations to help secure a bonus point in the opening 20 minutes. The Irish veteran and inspiration for female athletes, Sene Naoupu also scored right before half time, the fifth try for the green jersey.
Wales was also out classed by the former Women’s Six Nations champions, France with final score of 53-0. France will be nest on Irelands list of teams to battle with in pool b, a surely tough competition for the Irish ladies.
Dorothy Wall and Hannah Tyrrell also scored late try’s in the game against Wales, leading to their comprehensive victory in their opening match.
The Ireland ladies with the likes of Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe will take on Les Bleues who them selves have been known to call on sevens players to their line up, like this years, Marjorie Mayans and Lénaïg Corson at Donnybrook on April 17 as they look to progress to a showdown against Pool A winners England in the championship final of a revamped tournament.
Tyrrell was even set to be married in the second week of April, but had to postpone ti due to the pandemic shift of things.
“I was supposed to get married (on Friday) but unfortunately Covid put an end to that and we pushed it out a little bit.” the sevens star a reporter.
“But I’m out here doing what I love with my teammates. What else could I ask for?”
She added that they were happy with how they played in their opening match, saying:
“We waited a long time to play this game – it has been a long six months for us working hard. It was nice to reap the rewards and get a few points on the board. We effectively got the nerves out in the first few minutes. We were raring to go. France next week will be a tough challenge but once it means more games for us, we are happy out!”