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Ireland Women's Team To Face Scotland Named

Ciara Griffin will captain the side

Sevens player Aoife Doyle will line out for Ireland's women's 15s team for the first time since 2015 this weekend. 

The Munster winger has been named to start by head-coach Adam Griggs for their Six Nations clash with Scotland at Donnybrook this Sunday. 

Gloucester's Ellen Murphy has been selected at out-half with Ciara Griffin captaining the team from the back-row. 

Ireland Team:

15. Lauren Delany (Firwood Waterloo Ladies/IQ Rugby)
14. Aoife Doyle (Railway Union/Munster)
13. Sene Naoupu (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
12. Michelle Claffey (Blackrock/Leinster)
11. Beibhinn Parsons (Ballinasloe/Connacht)
10. Ellen Murphy (Gloucester-Hartpury/IQ Rugby)
9. Kathryn Dane (Old Belvedere/Ulster)
1. Lindsay Peat (Railway Union/Leinster)
2. Cliodhna Moloney (Wasps/IQ Rugby)
3. Linda Djougang (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
4. Aoife McDermott (Railway Union/Leinster)
5. Nichola Fryday (Old Belvedere/Connacht)
6. Ciara Griffin (UL Bohemians/Munster) (capt)
7. Edel McMahon (Wasps/Connacht/IQ Rugby)
8. Anna Caplice (Harlequins/IQ Rugby)

Replacements:

16. Victoria Dabanovich-O’Mahony (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
17. Laura Feely (Galwegians/Connacht)
18. Leah Lyons (Harlequins/IQ Rugby)
19. Ciara Cooney (Railway Union/Leinster)
20. Dorothy Wall (Railway Union/Munster) *
21. Nicole Cronin (UL Bohemians/Munster)
22. Claire Keohane (Railway Union/Munster) *
23. Laura Sheehan (UL Bohemians/Munster)

* Denotes uncapped player

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