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Ireland is absolutely pumped for the RWC semi-final against England

The Women’s Rugby World Cup semi-final kicks off at five this afternoon, where will you be watching?

Sophie Spence takes contact from Jackie Shiels in yesterday's session.
Sophie Spence takes contact from Jackie Shiels in yesterday's session.
Image: Dan Sheridan/INPHO


Ireland Women move into the their fourth match of this summer’s Rugby World Cup in France, the uncharted territory of the semi-finals.

England, the runner-up at the last three World Cups provide the opposition, but having already sent New Zealand tumbling out of contention, the Irish rugby public fears nothing.

Kick-off in Marcoussis is at 5pm (Irish time) and the country is beside itself with anticipation.

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Bunking off early takes planning

It doesn’t matter what your chosen code is

Connacht’s captain wants even more history to be made

Countdown to kick-off…

The hardcore fans were camping in Paris

You know where and when

Pfft, look at them, running scared…

Tell us, where will you be watching?

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About the author:

Sean Farrell

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