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In pictures: Ireland's women capture first ever Triple Crown

The Irish team travelled to Scotland where they prevailed in almost perfect conditions.

THE IRISH WOMEN’S rugby team made history on Saturday by winning the Tripe Crown for the first time.

As well as setting the side up for a tilt at their first Grand Slam, the win also secured their qualification for the 2014 World Cup.

In pictures: Ireland's women capture first ever Triple Crown
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    Joy Neville in the dressing room before the game. ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
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    Ireland's pre-match team huddle. ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
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    Alison Miller scores her first try of the game. ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
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    Fiona Coghlan tries to break the Scottish line. ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
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    Sophie Spence can't escape the attentions of Scotland's Jade Konkel. ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
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    Niamh Briggs hands off Lisa Ritchie of Scotland. ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
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    Alison Miller and Sophie Spence celebrate at the final whistle. ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
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    Fiona Coghlan, Lynne Cantwell and Joy Neville celebrate the Irish win. ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
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    The Ireland players celebrate after their historic Triple Crown success. ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

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