# 2021 women's six nations

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Experienced Italians will feel they can pip Ireland in ongoing battle to be best of the rest
Ireland unchanged for France with highly-rated Murphy Crowe in line for debut
'There's a gap there already and if we continue to let it grow, there will be no catching up'
'If I have to hit nearly every ruck, I'll happily do it' - Fryday expecting busy afternoon against France
'I am a bit of the eternal optimist. But like everyone, there is always a balance'
'I don't think I'd be the rugby player I am without those years playing basketball'
'We've had loads of ups and downs over the last 12 months' - Latest uncertainty nothing new for Ireland
'We were raring to go' - Ireland set sights on France after dominant win over Wales
Parsons shines as seven-try Ireland blow Wales away in Cardiff
Wales v Ireland, Women's Six Nations
'We have to get the ball into their hands' - Griggs wants his Ireland team to entertain
'We're going after wins' - Griggs calls for Ireland to deliver ahead of Six Nations opener
'They are just desperate to play now' - Ireland count down to Women's Six Nations opener