Two Offaly Women Selected For Ireland's Six Nations Resumption

They face Italy on Saturday.

Two Offaly women will be part of Ireland's Six Nations clash with Italy at Energia Park on Saturday. 

Nichola Fryday will win her 15th cap in the second row, while Alisa Hughes could make her 12th appearance from the bench. 

Ireland head coach Adam Griggs has named the match day 23 at lunchtime. 

Shannon Touhey and Michelle Claffey were also part of the original panel but have not made the cut for this weekend's game. 

Ireland XV in full:

15. Eimear Considine (UL Bohemian/ Munster) 15 caps

14. Lauren Delany (Sale Sharks/ IQ Rugby) 11 caps

13. Enya Breen (UL Bohemian/ Munster) 7 caps

12. Sene Naoupu (Old Belvedere/ Leinster) 37 caps

11. Béibhinn Parsons (Blackrock College/ Connacht) 7 caps

10. Hannah Tyrrell (Old Belvedere/ Leinster) 16 caps

9. Kathryn Dane (Old Belvedere/ Ulster) 9 Caps


1. Lindsay Peat (Railway Union/ Leinster) 30 caps

2. Cliodhna Moloney (Wasps/ IQ Rugby) 22 caps

3. Linda Djougang (Old Belvedere/ Leinster) 8 caps

4. Nichola Fryday (Blackrock College/ Connacht) 14 caps

5. Ciara Cooney (Wasps / IQ Rugby) 21 caps

6. Dorothy Wall (Blackrock College/ Munster) 3 caps

7. Claire Molloy (Wasps / IQ Rugby) 69 caps

8. Ciara Griffin (UL Bohemian/ Munster) (capt) 32 caps


16. Neve Jones (Malone/ Ulster)*

17. Katie O’Dwyer (Railway Union/ Leinster)*

18. Laura Feely (Blackrock College/ Connacht) 15 caps

19. Brittany Hogan (Old Belvedere/ Ulster)*

20. Hannah O’Connor (Blackrock College/ Leinster) 1 cap

21. Ailsa Hughes (Railway Union/ Leinster) 11 caps

22. Larissa Muldoon (Railway Union/ Leinster) 47 caps

23. Katie Fitzhenry (Blackrock College/ Leinster) 13 caps.

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